Meet in Kent

Whether you’re planning a major corporate event or trade show, an idyllic wedding, or just getting together family and friends, Kent has you covered.

Meeting in Kent has real benefits

Plan a corporate meeting for up to 7,000+ in a versatile arena. Host a wedding on a century-old estate, or reunite the clan on a rustic and quaint farm. And with loads of hotel options, Kent can accommodate nearly any type of event you have in mind.

  • Conveniently located between Seattle and Tacoma
  • Near airports and major freeways
  • Close to Pacific Northwest attractions and adventure
  • A variety of flexible meeting space to meet your budget

Whatever you’re planning, these venues will help create the perfect gathering.

Conference, Meeting & Event Centers

Kent’s conference and event centers provide options and flexibility to suit any event, from major trade shows and important business meetings, to sporting events and parties.

Meeting spaces, conferences and events at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington

accesso ShoWare Center

Features:

  • Accommodates 1,500-7,300
  • 20 suites feature incredible views, full-bar access and catering menu
  • Ample and free on-site parking
  • Easy freeway access

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Kent Commons Community Center

Features:

  • Accommodates 50-400
  • 10 rooms/facilities including various rooms and halls, stage, sports courts and gymnasiums
  • Alcohol okay (additional charge)
  • Free on-site parking

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Hotel Spaces

Need a space for a conference, meeting or other corporate event? Kent has a number of hotels from which to choose.

Host a meeting or group event in Kent, Washington (Photo courtesy: Hampton Inn)

Best Western Plus

Features:

  • 693-square-foot conference center and event room
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Group room reservation services
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout hotel
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Business center
  • Local catering recommendations

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Hampton Inn by Hilton

Features:

  • Accommodates 12-65, depending on room and seating style
  • Largest meeting room 810 square feet
  • 95 guest rooms
  • Hotel amenities: business center, fitness center, pool, in-room and lobby WiFi

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TownePlace Suites Marriott Seattle Southcenter

Features:

  • Accommodates 12; 264-square-foot event room
  • Business services and WiFi
  • Airport shuttle for overnight guests
  • Onsite catering services and audio/visual equipment available

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Unique Venues

Want to host your event or gathering somewhere special? These unique options will pique your guests’ interest, and help create an unforgettable occasion whether indoors or outdoors.

Rustic barn event venue at Lazy River Farm in Kent, Washington

Bereiter House (Kent Historical Museum)

Features:

  • Museum seats 24; accommodates up to 50 for standing-room events
  • Dining room accommodates eight guests
  • Outdoor area (summer only) accommodates 100; table and chairs for seating up to 48
  • Dining room features period table, and silver and china place settings
  • Kitchen allows for catering; no cooking facilities

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Grimstad Farms

Features:

  • Includes use of entire nine-acre site, one-hour rehearsal and “save the date” photo shoot
  • Amenities available for additional charge: event coordinator, seamstress, florist and graphic artist available
  • On-site kitchen
  • Outside food and catering allowed

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Kent Masonic Hall

Features:

  • Accommodates 200
  • Includes padded chairs, banquet tables, WiFi, parking and kitchen facilities
  • Onsite wedding-ceremony room

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Lazy River Farm

Features:

  • Barn seats 120
  • Bridal and groom suites
  • Tables, chairs and glassware
  • On-site distillery and tasting room
  • Gardens

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The Sanders Estate

Features:

  • Comfortably accommodates 200 (capacity is 400)
  • Catering through Blue Ribbon Cooking, or choose your own
  • Equipment and furnishings available
  • 40’ x 60’ tent in case of inclement weather

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Villa Rose Gardens

Features:

  • Accommodates up to 60 guests; additional fees may apply for additional guests
  • Packages for elopement ceremonies, wedding ceremonies, blended-family ceremonies and renewal of vows
  • Active duty military discounts
  • Services available: music playlists, custom-made silk flower arrangements, aisle decorations and chair sashes, two-hour buffet cocktail style, bubble wands for guests, rehearsal time

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