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Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29

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Main Street Kent’s Wizardly Weekend event planning committee is happy to announce the 2023 event dates~ Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29 in downtown Kent! The Mischief Managers are working with local businesses and organizations to develop a magically-themed weekend featuring menu specials, wizardly treats, window displays, magical merchandise and numerous activities.

Plans are in the works for a 5 3/4K fun run and bar crawl on Friday, July 28. On Saturday, July 29, there will be a vendor village, wand making, magical miniature golf and family friendly fun throughout downtown Kent. The vendor area on Erie St. will feature a limited number of creators selling hand-crafted, event-themed items. Applications for space will be accepted March 16 - April 16, full details are available at  

Stay tuned to Main Street Kent’s Facebook and Instagram pages as plans evolve for this highly anticipated event. Sponsors of the event include Meijer, Acorn Alley Kent, Central Portage County Visitors & Convention Bureau, College Town Kent, Hometown Bank, Portage Community Bank, Off the Wagon - for the young at heart, and The Thresholds Group. #WizardlyWorldofKent #WWK2023

Ray's Place, Kent, OH. Photograph by Matt Keffer

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