Press Releases

Kent is an Unexpected City for the Food and Arts Lover

November 6

Global food, vibrant arts, affordability will leave you wanting more November 6, 2018—Kent, Wash.— As the 10th-most diverse city in the U.S., Kent, Washington boasts a bounty of ethnic restaurants, shops and cultural arts opportunities. Conveniently located less than 15 miles from Sea-Tac Airport, Kent is a destination for culture seekers. Consider making five stops in Kent, for the ultimate …

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Kent is Now for Craft Beer and IPA Lovers

May 18

Big jets and bold tastes found in Kent, Washington Robust spirit and competitive industry has always defined Kent, with agriculture and aerospace in its roots. The intersection of both came in the 1960s when the Boeing Space Center was built on 320 acres of farmland in Kent. Today, this history is celebrated in pours at Airways Brewing, led by a …

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Kent International Festival Celebrates 10 Years

May 18

On June 2, revel in the vast global cultures at accesso ShoWare Center KENT, WASH. (MAY 18, 2018) – The Kent International Festival is one of the most renowned cultural festivals in the region. Free to the public (admission and parking), the celebration features authentic food and wares, stellar entertainment on various stages, information-packed cultural booths and loads of activities …

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Tucked Away Between Seattle and Tacoma, Kent, Washington is a Hidden Gem

April 26

Diverse food scene, vibrant arts culture, affordability will leave you wanting more. April 26, 2018—KENT, Wash.—When most travelers think of the Pacific Northwest they think of Seattle and Portland, but just 15 miles from Sea-Tac Airport is Kent—the fastest growing city in Washington state. The influx of residents is bringing some of the region’s most creative brewers, distillers, chefs and …

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Seattle Suburb Boasts Cultural Diversity, Convenient Location

March 9

KENT, WASH. (MARCH 9, 2018) – Visit Kent, the official tourism program for the City of Kent, is running a month-long campaign aimed at inspiring regional travel to the 10th most diverse city in the country (According to WalletHub). The campaign features a contest with a stay and play package and complimentary travel luggage tags for the first 50 entrants. Puget …

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Wanted: Adventurous Foodies Looking for Tasty and Unique International Fare

February 15

It’s one of the most diverse cities in the U.S., its residents speak more than 130 languages, and the community boasts a bounty of ethnic restaurants, shops and cultural opportunities. Experience it for yourself. Bring your appetite—and a taste for adventure to Kent, WA. Fill your plate (and belly) with these 6 must-visit food experiences: Project Feast is a Kent-based …

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Walking (Singing, Shopping or Eating) in a Winter Wonderland

December 1

Nine activities to make it a December to remember in Kent, Washington From light displays to musical performances, family-friendly events in Kent are the perfect way to embrace the holiday spirit. Sprinkle in a peppermint mocha at local favorite Wild Wheat Bakery Café or sip some holiday cheer at Ducleaux Cellars to make a weekend out of it. Kent Commons …

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VisitKent.com Provides New Tools

November 15

Visit Kent, the official tourism program for Kent, Wash. is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand-new leisure website. Travelers will enjoy an inspirational blog, featuring itineraries and activities for trip planning year-round. Located conveniently between Seattle and Tacoma, Kent is your connection to Pacific Northwest adventure. Visitors planning a trip to the area can make Kent a “basecamp” …

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Urban Adventuring in Bike-Friendly Kent, WA

October 5

Kent is the fasting-growing city in Washington state, investing in cycling infrastructure that offers something for everyone—from seasoned cyclers, to carefree cruisers and the training-wheel set. At its core is the new and scenic, user-friendly Kent Valley Loop Trails (KVLT) system. The KVLT system consists of five multi-use trail loops connecting more than 30 miles of biking fun. The loops …

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Sidetrack to Kent

July 3

It’s boom time for the booze business, and competition for the taste buds (and wallets) has never been as fierce. The answer? For Larry and Linda Person of Sidetrack Distillery, stay true to your farm-to-bottle roots, cultivating all-natural produce and artisan world-class spirits on a six-acre farm in Kent’s Green River Valley. Fair warning…adventure- seeking spirit encouraged, but not required. …

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