Outdoor Dining & Entertainment
Dan Smith Community Park Concert Series
Enjoy live music from area bands every Friday evening in July and August from 6-8pm, plus a special performance from 7-9pm on Friday, July 14 for the Kent Blues Fest! Free and fun for the family, this concert series is brought to you by College Town Kent. Located beside Bricco, the Dan Smith Community Park is a pocket park featuring gathering areas, swings, a water feature, a stage, and a two little free libraries — fun for kids and adults of all ages — nestled in the heart of downtown Kent!
See full concert schedule HERE!
Home Heritage Concert Series
Come downtown for these free concerts at the Hometown Bank Plaza May through September, on select Thursday evenings, from 7-9pm. Located in the heart of downtown Kent at the corner of Main St. and Water St., the Hometown Bank Plaza is a family friendly space full of beautiful flower gardens and great for enjoying community events, live music, or a bite to eat!
See full concert schedule HERE.
Haymaker Farmers’ Market
The Haymaker Farmers’ Market runs year round, with May-Oct being the outdoor market! Enjoy live music as well as locally grown produce, eggs, meats, plants, fresh baked goods, art, community and more. Located on Franklin Ave. between Main St. and Summit St. under the Haymaker overpass, this producers-only market runs on Saturdays from 9am-1pm.
At every turn, there’s a great outdoor spot to enjoy food and/or drinks in downtown Kent:
Belleria Pizza & Italian Restaurant
Bistro on Main
Erie Street Kitchen
Franklin Square Deli
Rise & Shine
Tree City Coffee
Water Street Tavern