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 a long agricultural history. Enjoy an abundance of fresh produce, flowers and other products at one of the largest farmers markets in the area.
Across town from the hardworking tractors are the horsepower-heavy motorsports at Pacific Raceways. The family-owned track opened in 1960 and hosts hot rods, dragsters and car shows throughout the summer.
Summer fun is easy to find at events that are favorites of Kent residents and longtime visitors alike:
Soak in the summer sounds
Outdoor performances are a great way to enjoy PNW summers. The City of Kent offers a concert series with three main events, including family-friendly entertainment. A big country music show is coming to town July 8, and there’s live music every Friday at the golf course pub.
Have fun with the kids
Add some fun to summer vacation with stage shows, an immersive illuminated art experience and a new space-themed park. All for free!