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Destination Kent


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201 E. Erie St.
Kent, OH 4420
United States

(??.? miles from you)


Destination Kent


(??.? miles from you)

201 E. Erie St.
Kent, OH 4420
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Situated along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, Kent boasts a colorful, vibrant downtown where historic preservation blends with the downtown’s entrepreneurial spirit. Kent has a story to tell of legacy pride fr

There is no limit as to what you might find in downtown Kent from Silver & Scents, a unique Peruvian inspired boutique; Popped!, which features amazing caramel popcorn, amongst other sweet treats; Off the Wagon, an eclectic assortment of items that are sure to make you laugh; Carnaby Street Style, a European style boutique that brings affordable, dynamic and trendy clothing, shoes and accessories; and The Works, which is filled with unique gifts that can’t be found anywhere else, and one of the few places in Ohio you will find award-winning artist, Don Drumm.

Come experience the flavors, people, sights, sounds, and traditions found only in Kent.

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Why You Should Go...

Situated along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, Kent boasts a colorful, vibrant downtown where historic preservation blends with the downtown’s entrepreneurial spirit. Kent has a story to tell of legacy pride from the days of a city bustling from the vast Kent railways more than 150 years ago to a new pride of supporting the endeavors of entrepreneurs, young professionals, and businesses of all sizes and shapes in a progressive, thriving community.

There is no limit as to what you might find in downtown Kent from Silver & Scents, a unique Peruvian inspired boutique; Popped!, which features amazing caramel popcorn, amongst other sweet treats; Off the Wagon, an eclectic assortment of items that are sure to make you laugh; Carnaby Street Style, a European style boutique that brings affordable, dynamic and trendy clothing, shoes and accessories; and The Works, which is filled with unique gifts that can’t be found anywhere else, and one of the few places in Ohio you will find award-winning artist, Don Drumm.

Come experience the flavors, people, sights, sounds, and traditions found only in Kent.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Free On-site, Paid On-site, Street

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Concessions

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Weekday metered parking 9:00am-5:00pm; paid parking garage available; on-street and large lot free parking nights and weekends.

Kent’s downtown district is easily walkable with vibrant way finding and kiosk maps to guide visitors while they explore our unique downtown.

Feel like exploring Kent and the Hike & Bike Trails? Grab a bike from FlashFleet Bike Share. Rent one for a few hours or make a day of it or bring your own. Plenty of fun, funky bike racks available.

Fun Facts

For over 75 years, Ray’s Place, a local favorite, has been serving the infamous Mo Fo Burger. Michael Symon of the Food Network named it “The best thing I ever ate!”

The Kent Stage, in the heart of downtown, hosts live music concerts, plays, and film festivals. It was constructed in 1927 as a silent movie and vaudevillian theater and is the sole surviving downtown theater in the county.

There are numerous celebrities with roots in Kent; such as Chrissie Hynde, Michael Keaton, Drew Carey, Joe Walsh, Arsenio Hall, Lou Holtz and Jack Lambert.

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Why You Should Go...

Situated along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, Kent boasts a colorful, vibrant downtown where historic preservation blends with the downtown’s entrepreneurial spirit. Kent has a story to tell of legacy pride from the days of a city bustling from the vast Kent railways more than 150 years ago to a new pride of supporting the endeavors of entrepreneurs, young professionals, and businesses of all sizes and shapes in a progressive, thriving community.

There is no limit as to what you might find in downtown Kent from Silver & Scents, a unique Peruvian inspired boutique; Popped!, which features amazing caramel popcorn, amongst other sweet treats; Off the Wagon, an eclectic assortment of items that are sure to make you laugh; Carnaby Street Style, a European style boutique that brings affordable, dynamic and trendy clothing, shoes and accessories; and The Works, which is filled with unique gifts that can’t be found anywhere else, and one of the few places in Ohio you will find award-winning artist, Don Drumm.

Come experience the flavors, people, sights, sounds, and traditions found only in Kent.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Free On-site, Paid On-site, Street

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Concessions

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Weekday metered parking 9:00am-5:00pm; paid parking garage available; on-street and large lot free parking nights and weekends.

Kent’s downtown district is easily walkable with vibrant way finding and kiosk maps to guide visitors while they explore our unique downtown.

Feel like exploring Kent and the Hike & Bike Trails? Grab a bike from FlashFleet Bike Share. Rent one for a few hours or make a day of it or bring your own. Plenty of fun, funky bike racks available.

Fun Facts

For over 75 years, Ray’s Place, a local favorite, has been serving the infamous Mo Fo Burger. Michael Symon of the Food Network named it “The best thing I ever ate!”

The Kent Stage, in the heart of downtown, hosts live music concerts, plays, and film festivals. It was constructed in 1927 as a silent movie and vaudevillian theater and is the sole surviving downtown theater in the county.

There are numerous celebrities with roots in Kent; such as Chrissie Hynde, Michael Keaton, Drew Carey, Joe Walsh, Arsenio Hall, Lou Holtz and Jack Lambert.

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