Things To Do In and Around Kent This Summer

Things To Do In Kent in the Summer

Happy 1st Day of Summer! Kent has all kinds of things to do during the summer, many of them free, so we’re here with a helpful guide of things to do in and around Kent, Washington.

Ongoing Events

Free Kent Summer Concert Series
various locations around Kent
various times

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd & Smith, downtown Kent
Saturdays, 9 AM – 2 PM

Des Moines Waterfront Farmer’s Market
Des Moines Marina
Saturdays, 10 AM – 2 PM, Wednesdays 4 – 8 PM

Experience Historical Kent
various locations around Kent
various dates and events, see website for more information

Third Thursday Artwalk
Downtown Kent
June 16, July 21, and Aug. 18

Adventure Run
Road Runner Sports – Kent Station
June 16, July 21, and Aug. 18

Wine Wednesdays Wine Tastings
Reds Wine Bar – Kent Station
Wednesdays, 6 to 8 PM

Live Music
Reds Wine Bar – Kent Station
Saturdays, 8 to 11 PM

Kent4Health Outdoor Trail Walks
Tuesdays – 6 to 7:30 PM
Wednesdays – 9 to 11 AM
June 1 – Sept. 28

Kent4Health Walk to Wellness Trail Walks (June 1- Sept. 28): Tuesdays, 6 to 7:30 PM and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 AM. Click here to download the full schedule.

Thursday, June 23

Kent Senior Activity 50+ Music & Art Showcase
Kent Senior Activity Center
4:30 – 8 PM

Kent Station Ladies Night Out
Kent Station
5 – 8 PM

Saturday, June 25

Greater Seattle Postcard and Paper Show
Kent Commons
10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday, June 26

Greater Seattle Postcard and Paper Show
Kent Commons
10 AM – 4 PM

Monday, July 4 – Independence Day

Fourth of July Splash
Lake Meridian Park
Noon – 11 PM

Friday, July 8

Kent Cornucopia Days
Historical Downtown Kent

Saturday, July 9

Kent Cornucopia Days
Historical Downtown Kent

Kent Cornucopia Days 5K Fun Run/Walk
Three Friends Fishing Hole
Registration begins at 7:30 AM, race begins at 9 AM

Sikh Soch Basketball Tournament
Kent Commons
1 – 5 PM

Sunday, July 10

Kent Cornucopia Days
Historical Downtown Kent

Kent Cornucopia Days Grand Parade
Historical Downtown Kent
2 – 3 PM

Wednesday, July 20

AARP Day at Safeco Field
Safeco Field
12:40 – 3:40 PM

Saturday, July 23

Central Avenue Mini Storage Annual Garage Sale
Central Ave Mini Storage
10 AM – 4 PM

Sunday, August 7

Shakespeare in the Park – Love’s Labour Lost
Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium
5 – 8 PM

Thursday, August 18

S.O.A.K.S. – a free family event
Kent Station
5 – 8 PM

We will be adding to this list periodically throughout the summer! If you have an event in or around Kent you’d like to add to this list, please email us with info!