Top 16 Things to Do in Kent, Washington

Go Ice Skating at Kent Valley Ice Centre

Kent Valley Ice Centre is the largest ice entertainment in the area and provides open ice skating, miniature golf, and five outdoor batting cages.

Go for a Swim at Lake Meridian Park

Lake Meridian is a family friendly lake in Kent with a swimming area, fishing docks, and a small beach. The Kent fourth of July celebration is held here each year with an impressive fireworks display.

Attend a Thunderbirds game at ShoWare Center

ShoWare center in downtown Kent is home to the Seattle Thunderbirds, a hockey team who play in the 22-team Western Hockey League.

Attend a Concert at ShoWare Center

The ShoWare Center hosts several musical concerts throughout the year which has included performances in the past by The Backstreet Boys, Boys II Men, Brian McKnight, and Kelly Clarkson.

Go Shopping at Kent Station

Kent Station is a new shopping center  in downtown Kent offers over two dozen retail stores including Road Runner Sports, Mac Store, PacSun, LOFT, and Gamestop. 

Dine Out at Kent Station

Several excellent restaurants are located at the Kent Station shopping center including The Ram Restaurant, Duke’s, and Mama Stortini’s.

Ride the Sounder Train at Kent Station

The Sounder Train stops at the Kent train station and takes passengers up to Seattle or down to Tacoma. 
Attend Kent Cornucopia Days in July

Kent Cornucopia Days is one of the largest fairs in the area featuring carnival rides, 600 street booths, and musical performances.

Attend a Football Game at French Field

French Field at Kent Meridian High School hosts the city’s high school football games including historic rivalries between Kentwood, Kentridge, and Kent Meridian.

Walk or Bike on Interurban Trail

Interurban trail is located next to Signature Pointe apartments and passes over Green River, continuing to Auburn. It is an excellent place for a walk or bike ride when the sun comes out.

Visit the Kent Farmers Market in Downtown Kent

The Kent Farmers Market is held in downtown Kent on select dates from June to September and features produce from local farms. 

Go Golfing at Riverbend Golf Complex

Riverbend Golf Complex is located within walking distance from Signature Pointe apartments and has an 18 hole course, driving range, and miniature golf course.

Play Softball at Russell Road Park

Russell Road Park has some of the best softball fields in King County where league softball is played during the warm months of the year. 

Take a Walk on Soos Creek Trail

Soos Creek Trail in east Kent is a paved trail that stretches for about 6 miles through Kent and passes over Soos Creek and ends near Lake Meridian.  

Go for a Swim at Kent Pool
Kent Meridian Pool is a large indoor public pool that provides public swimming, swimming lessons, and hosts local swim meets.

Attend a Play at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
The Kent-Meridian High Performing Arts Center hosts high school plays such as Hamlet, Play it Again Sam, and Our Town. You can view upcoming events here.