An opportunity for wizard and magic fans of all ages to come together and enjoy the wonders of downtown Kent, complete with costume contests for kids and adults, live music, crafts, potion classes, photo booths, vendors, face painting, delicious food and more. Many downtown businesses will offer crafts, activities and special menu items in the spirit of the event. The Hometown Bank Plaza and Dan Smith Community Park will be home to a variety of great activities, costume contests and entertainment throughout the day. Over 100 merchandise vendors and 10 food trucks/vendors will line the streets, making for a fantastic day in downtown Kent! Stay tuned for updates as the event approaches. Check out our Facebook Event page for up to date information.
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This year marks the first ever “Run That Shall Not Be Named” 5 3/4k FUN RUN!
This noncompetitive** 5k FUN RUN (or walk) will take you on a magical journey through the Kent State University campus at dusk on Friday, July 27 to kick off the Wizardly World of Kent event weekend. The race will begin at 7:30pm at the Lester Lefton Esplanade located across from the PARTA transit center in downtown Kent, OH. Dress up as your favorite magical character and join the fun!
This year’s event is generously sponsored by