The largest city in Portage County and located along the Cuyahoga River this college town has much to offer its residents. Known as the “tree city” Kent has many different parks to visit, among them is Fred Fuller Park along the Cuyahoga River. The parks department also sponsors Art in the Park, hayrides, and Santa’s arrival to name a few.
Downtown Kent has the Kent Stage which hosts many different performances throughout the year and is home to many different celebrations including The Folk Music Festival held yearly since the 1960’s, and The Earth Day Festival. Many local shops and restaurants call Kent home, along with approximately 40,000 students that attend The Kent State University which is also the cities largest employer. Rich heritage, history, and beauty make this community a fabulous place to live.