Showcasing Kent, Ohio and the surrounding Northeastern Ohio Region.
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135 East Main Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 968-4946

Empire has handcrafted chocolates and gifts, tarot, crystals, saints, angels, and three resident ghosts. Empire has complete supplies for body painting, temporary tattoo, henna and extreme beauty. Please call (330) 968-4946 to contact us with your questions or comments. Henna or psychic readings free with minimum purchase daily, 2 - 5 pm. website

The Works
130 East Main Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 673-6373

Jewelry, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, stone pendants, Skegan watches, multiple styles of UGGs, Large inventory of Don Drumm, wide selection of scarves. Large selection of unique picture frames, mugs, including the Handwarmer mug made specifically for either left of right handed customers! Windchimes, garden stakes, and other outdoor decor. Home decor including: mirrors, candle holders, vases, throws, etc. website

Off The Wagon
Acorn Alley, 152 East Main Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 474-1330

Off the Wagon specializes in gags, games, and gifts for the young at heart. We feature a variety of novel gifts from toys you haven't seen in years (wind-up tin robots), to the obscure toys you never imagined (Skydiving Sigmund Freud Action Figure, yodeling pickles, bacon bandaids, brain shaped ice cube trays..) website

City Bank Antiques
115 South Water Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 677-1479

In addition to pocket watches, City Bank Antiques houses a fine selection of men’s vintage wrist watches and is one of the largest offered in Northeast Ohio. Antique diamond rings in white gold and platinum, a large selection of sterling silver souvenir spoons, gold, silver and enamel thimbles, silver and gold coins, unique vintage jewelry, old books, Tiffany style lamps, and much more. website

​​Woodsy's Music
135 South Water Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 673-1525

Welcome to Woodsy's. In 1972, we opened as an instrument repair shop in a tiny store front in Kent, Ohio. Today, nearly 40 years and several thousand square feet later, we are Northeast Ohio's largest independent, family owned and operated music store. We're also the kind of music store musicians love to find; great selection, prices to match the supermarkets, and real, experienced people to talk to. website

McKay Bricker Framing | Black Squirrel Gallery
141 East Main Street Kent, Oh 44240, (330) 673-5058

Great selection of art, cards, frames, hand bags, t-shirts, and much more. Gifts for all occasions. Connected to KSU Downtown Gallery website

Nobody does it better! Independently owned and operated shops in and around Kent, Ohio. Find the perfect gift where quality and service still matter.