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A Cornucopia of fun

Kent Cornucopia Days, July 14-16, is one of the region’s biggest bashes—and a great weekend of family fun.

Looking for the ultimate in summertime celebrations? Kent Cornucopia Days is one of the region’s biggest (and most popular) family-fun festivals. Now in its 46th year, the 2017 edition is bigger and better than ever, and offers three full days of fun, food and entertainment. Check it out July 14-16—Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Here’s a taste of what to expect:

Street fair fun

Downtown Kent plays host to one of the Northwest’s largest street fairs, covering nearly 20 city blocks. The street fair features hundreds of vendors offering food, merchandise, one-of-a-kind handcrafted items, artwork and more.

Sports of all sorts

Entertainment…times two

Take in live entertainment at the Town Square Plaza Stage and the Gazebo Stage. From the Miss Cornucopia coronation (2 p.m. Friday), to country music and dance, this year’s lineup offers something for everyone.

A taste of Cornucopia

Pace yourself. This year there are three food courts of yummy stuff, from roasted corn to kettle corn and a delicious array of ethnic fare. Grab a bite from the Main Food Court or East Food Court, or enjoy a beer and nosh from the Gazebo Park Food Court while enjoying some music from the nearby stage.

Make your way to Kent for a summer weekend jam-packed with fun. Kent Cornucopia Days is just one of the exciting things to see and do in Kent.