December 2017: Things To Do in Kent, Washington

There are tons of things to do this December in Kent! From concerts, bazaars, and lighting festivals, to fun runs and movie nights! Read on to see all of the fun happening in our hometown this month.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Ivar’s Clam Lights Opening Night
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (1201 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton, WA 98056)
6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Christmas In Kent’s Last Light Show
Christmas in Kent (18531 Se 224th St, Kent, Washington 98042)
7 p.m.- 10 p.m.

Tacoma Stars vs. San Diego Sockers
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Reindeer Dash 5k for Food
Valley Medical Center North Clinic parking lot (16850 SE 272nd St, Covington, WA 98042)
8 a.m.

Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Pancake Breakfast AND Santa Photos
Covington City Hall Community Room (16720 SE 271st St, Covington, WA 98042)
9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Craft Bazaar
Jenkins Creek Elementary School (26915 186th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Pet Photos with Santa
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042)
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Free Children’s Art Project
Rusty Raven Studio (212 First Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032)
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Santa Photos with Smith & Miller
REMAX (27177 185th Ave SE, Suite D-105, Covington, Washington 98042)
12 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Kent Winterfest Children’s Activities
Rusty Raven (212 1st Ave S, Kent, WA 98032)
and Titusville Station (205 1st Ave S, Kent, WA 98032)
2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Kent Winterfest Performances by Local Choirs and Bands
Kent Town Square Plaza (115 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
2 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Kent Winterfest Holiday Reading
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
3:30 p.m.

Free Holiday Pet Photo
Pet Central (13004 SE Kent-Kangley Rd, Kent, WA 98030)
4 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Covington Tree Lighting Event
Don Henning Roundabout (16901 SE 272nd St #45, Covington, WA 98042)
4 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Kent Winterfest Christmas Caroling
Kent Town Square Plaza (115 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
4:30 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Kent Winterfest Tree and Park Lighting
Kent Town Square Plaza (115 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
5 p.m.

Seattle T-Birds vs. Kamloops
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
6 p.m.

Hollydaze Float-in Movie
Covington Aquatic Center (18230 SE 240th St, Covington, WA 98042)
6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Pet Photos with Santa
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042)
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Northwest Toy Run
Pacific Raceways (31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, Washington 98042)
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Magical Strings 31st Annual Celtic Yuletide Concert
Kent Meridian High School Auditorium (10020 SE 256th St., Kent, Washington 98030)
3 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Seattle T-Birds vs. Saskatoon
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7:05 p.m.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Willow’s Place ‘Hope for Families’ Fundraiser
Golden Steer (23826 104th Ave. SE, Kent, WA)
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Holiday Trivia Night
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
4 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Holiday Memorial and Candle Lighting Ceremony 
Marlatt Funeral Home (713 Central Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Madrigal Feaste
Kent Covenant Church (12010 SE 240th St, Kent, Washington 98031)
6:30 p.m.

Seattle T-Birds vs. Tri-City
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 p.m.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Christmas Rush 33rd Annual Fun Run/Walk
Hogan Park at Russell Road (24400 Russell Road,Kent, WA 98032)
9:50 a.m.- 12:50 p.m.

Pet Photos with Santa
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042)
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Kent Valley Coin Show
Kent Commons Community Center (525 Fourth Avenue N, Kent, Washington 98032)
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Look to the Stars- Holiday Concert of the Rainier Youth Choirs
New Hope Presbyterian Church (19800 180th Ave SE, Kent WA 98031)
3 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Hollydaze Float-in Movie
Covington Aquatic Center (18230 SE 240th St, Covington, WA 98042)
6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Madrigal Feaste
Kent Covenant Church (12010 SE 240th St, Kent, Washington 98031)
6:30 p.m.

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Holiday Concert
Kentlake High School (21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, Washington 98042)
7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

“The Wonder of Christmas” Holiday Concert
Kent United Methodist Church (11010 SE 248th St, Kent, WA 98030)
7:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Pet Photos with Santa
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042)
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Christmas Open House at the Bereiter House
Kent History Museum (855 E. Smith St., Kent, WA 98030)
1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

“The Wonder of Christmas” Holiday Concert
Kent United Methodist Church (11010 SE 248th St, Kent, WA 98030)
2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Kent Lutheran Christmas Concert
Kent Lutheran Church (336 2nd Ave S, Kent, WA)
4 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Answers for Elders’ 12 Days of Goodness 2017 Kick-off with Football Legends
Kent Senior Activity Center (600 E Smith Street, Kent, Washington 98030)
12 p.m.- 1 p.m.

King County Candlelight Remembrance
Covington City Hall (16720 SE 271st St, Covington, Washington 98042)
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Movie
Kent Library, (212 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
3 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Friends of Covington Library Santa Night
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.

100.7 The Wolf Hometown Holiday 2017
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
8 p.m.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Holiday Origami Workshop
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

‘Holiday in Steel’ 2017 Steel Band Concert
Meridian Middle School (23480 120th Ave. SE, Kent, WA)
7:00 p.m.

Seattle T-Birds vs. Prince George
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 p.m.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

16th annual “Nutcracker Highlights” by the Maple Valley School of Ballet
Kentlake High School (21401 SE Falcon Way, Kent, Washington 98042)
2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Hollydaze Float-in Movie
Covington Aquatic Center (18230 SE 240th St, Covington, WA 98042)
6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Tacoma Stars vs. Soles De Sonora
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7 p.m.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Wreath Across America
Tahoma National Cemetery (18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042)
8 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Dickens Carolers Holiday Concert
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
1:30 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.

Tacoma Stars vs. Soles De Sonora
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
5 p.m.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Winter Break Starts
Kent School District
Dec. 18- Jan 1

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Gingerbread Houses
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA 98032)
2 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Third Thursday Art Walk Holiday Party
Rusty Raven Studio (212 1st Ave S, Kent, WA 98032)
4 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Erwilian: 11th Annual Holiday Concerts
New Hope Presbyterian (19800 108th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031)
7 p.m.- 10 p.m.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Erwilian: 11th Annual Holiday Concerts
New Hope Presbyterian (19800 108th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031)
7 p.m.- 10 p.m.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Harlem Globetrotters
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
2 p.m.

Harlem Globetrotters
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7 p.m.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Make a Note of Thanks
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042)
10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Seattle T-Birds vs. Spokane
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 p.m.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Seattle T-Birds vs. Portland
accesso ShoWare Center (625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032)
6:05 p.m.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

NBCF New Year’s Eve Celebration
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship (19300 108th Ave SE, Kent, Washington 98031)
6 p.m.

The Quarters New Years Eve Ball
The Quarters (226 1ST AVENUE SOUTH KENT, WA 98032)
8 p.m.- 1 a.m.

New Years Eve Party Featuring Pretty Ricky
Metropolitan Banquet Hall (16420 Southeast 128th Street, Renton, Washington 98059)
9 p.m.- 2 a.m.