The Kent community’s signature festival, Heritage Fest, has the unique honor of sharing this year’s celebration with the July 4th holiday so expect double the fun. With a start time of 9 am, the day long event will feature over 100 craft vendors, information booths and another 30 food vendors with something for every type of taste and appetite. There’s activities for kids and live entertainment all day long on three stages. The event wraps up at 10 pm with fireworks downtown. This is the summer festival not to miss in northeast Ohio.
Kent Chamber Press Release For Heritage Festival 2009:
The City of Kent will again celebrate our City’s and Nation’s heritage at the 2009 Kent Heritage Festival. This annual, all day celebration features the Jeff Graham Memorial Fireworks, Kent Historic Train Rides (sponsored by the Kent Chamber), Ducks over the Falls, Live music and entertainment all day on three stages, 5K & 10 Race & one mile fun run, Children’s Play area, well over 100 food and craft booths, and many more local displays.
The Kent Heritage Festival is planned and operated by Kent’s United Services Organization (a partnership of nine Kent service organizations). The festival is a one-day event, from 9:00 a.m. until midnight. For more information, applications (craft and food booth/race/car/duck), please call the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-673-9855. Average attendance at the Kent Heritage Festival is approximately 25,000.