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Unexpected Fun in Kent, Wash.: Ideas for Families, Couples, Besties

If your summer travel traditions need a refresh, consider the unexpected fun of Kent, Washington! Kent is full of ways to make this summer memorable for families, couples and besties. Here are tips to launch your trip to Kent, Washington: For Families Sliding, skating, building, snacking … your family will find lots to do in Kent. Explore Kent’s parks with …
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Experience the World in Kent, Washington

Looking to experience international foods, festivals and shopping? You’ll find them all in Kent, Washington, the fifth most diverse city in the U.S. About one-third of Kent residents were born outside the U.S., and more than 100 languages are spoken here. International culture, music, food and products create a welcoming, inclusive vibe for all visitors and residents. Explore the world …
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No Time for Winter Blues with Kent’s Hot List for Fun

Cool weather brings a hot list of fun activities to Kent, Washington. Concerts, hockey, wine tasting, ice skating and a holiday parade are among the reasons to explore Kent. Make your to-do list and book a memorable overnight stay at one of Kent’s convenient, affordable hotels. What will you do in Kent to avoid the winter blahs? Holiday activities Nov. …
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More Room to Play Outside in Kent This Fall

Smaller crowds and sunny days make Kent a terrific weekend getaway or day trip in the fall. Enjoy updated parks, outdoor dining, scenic trails and hotel availability in Kent – your basecamp for PNW fun. Here are a few reasons why you’ll want to play outside in Kent this fall: Playgrounds you won’t see anywhere else Climb a replica of …
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Summer fun is easy to find in Kent

June 15, 2023
Looking for somewhere new when you visit friends in Seattle? Seeking a hidden gem as you road trip through Washington state? Kent has a full summer schedule of live music, festivals and activities. All in a convenient, scenic location. Make summer memories in Kent with fun, easy-to-plan activities like these: Tap into tradition: Agriculture to adrenaline The Kent Valley has …
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Celebrate spring on Kent’s amazing trail system

March 21, 2023
Pump up the bike tires and find your favorite sneakers. It’s time to explore Kent’s terrific trails! Whether you have 20 minutes or several hours, you can easily get to a paved trail for a scenic route to bike or walk. Need another reason to test the trails? May is National Bike Month. Join the fun in Kent on the …
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Winter in Kent is a Flurry of Fun Activities

January 2, 2023
Kent is full of fun ways to welcome the chilly season. Explore the shoppers’ paradise Small Business Saturday kicks off a month-long focus on supporting local merchants. Visit often for holiday deals, handcrafted items, memorable gifts and seasonal food and beverages. Mark your calendar: November 26: Small Business Saturday December 2-3: Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar December 1-26: Shop at Kent …
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End the Year with Festive Fun in Kent

November 21, 2022
Kent is your home for holiday fun and festivities through the final weeks of 2022 and into the new year. Check out all the activities and plan a visit with family and friends. Explore the shoppers’ paradise Small Business Saturday kicks off a month-long focus on supporting local merchants. Visit often for holiday deals, handcrafted items, memorable gifts and seasonal …
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Enjoy Hot Drinks and Cool Events in Kent This Fall

September 22, 2022
Concerts and a corn maze, hockey plays and drinks for chilly days. Here’s your guide to fun fall things to do in Kent-and suggestions for eats and drinks along the way. Make way for music Nationally recognized artists will make their way to Kent this fall. Lamb of God (heavy metal), Gloria Trevi (Mexican pop) and Los Tigres del Norte …
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You’ll get a kick out of Kent this summer

July 14, 2022
Summer is a great time for outdoor fun in Kent! Here are a few ideas: Outdoor play Become part of a life-size board game at West Fenwick Park. “Slides and Climbers” is a colorful replica of the vintage game with lots of slides and crawl spaces. The play area is ADA accessible. Choose your favorite water activity at Lake Meridian …
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