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What:     Chocolate Walk

When:    Sat., Feb. 11th, 12pm – 5pm

Where:   Downtown Kent Businesses

How:      Tickets are $20 each & go on sale Jan. 9th



Come to downtown Kent for the 2017 Chocolate Walk! Go on a tour of over 20 downtown businesses and get a chocolate surprise at each stop. It's like an adult trick-or-treat, only better...and just in time for Valentine's Day!


Guests will check in at the Destination Kent CVB/Visitor Centre on Erie St. on the day of the event, then spend the day exploring downtown Kent, collecting chocolate treats along the way. All participants will be entered in a Grand Prize drawing to include: an overnight stay at the Daniel D. Smith Guest Quarters (located in the old Franklin Hotel / Acorn Corner), a $50 gift card to Laziza and breakfast for two at Rise & Shine Cafe. Generously sponsored by Acorn Alley Kent. (Winner must be 25 years of age to receive overnight accommodations in Daniel D. Smith Guest Quarters; alternate prize for winner under 25 years of age to include $100 VISA gift card in lieu of the overnight stay.)


SOLD OUT! (Tickets are non-refundable for this all-weather event.)


On the day of the event, bring your receipt to the Destination Kent Visitor Centre (located at 201 E. Erie St., across from the Kent State University Hotel), to "check in" and pick up your chocolate collecting bag, Chocolate Walk map / pass, and you'll be on your way. Have fun and take your time because there's lots of shopping, lunching and things to see and do while downtown Kent.


Questions? Call (330) 677-8000.


Event sponsored by:

Participating Businesses:

Baked in the Village Cafe

Belleria Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Bent Tree Coffee Roasters

Carnaby Street Style

Downtown Gallery

Dr. V & G's Sauce Shack




Kent Cheesemonger

Kent State Hotel & Conference Center

McKay Bricker Framing

One Love Yoga Boutique

Penn Station

Pita Pit


Red Letter Days

Rise & Shine Cafe

Scribbles Coffee

Standing Rock Jewelers

Taco Tonto's

The Fashion School Store

Traveling Spa Girl

Tree City Coffee & Pastry

Troy Grille

Twisted Meltz



chocolate squirrel

Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk - SOLD OUT!