Downtown Kent will be welcoming friends and neighbors with a lively Friday night vibe. Kick the weekend off with date night or gather your good friends for a fun night of wine tasting and live music.
Sip local wines, shop small, socialize and support it all on a gorgeous summer evening. Downtown Kent businesses will feature wine tastings from select boutique Northwest wineries and chocolate samplings from Dilettante. Visitors are encouraged to come early to get acquainted with downtown shops and restaurants. Explore the diverse flavors of Kent on the downtown “food trail”, including Sushi, African, Thai, Mexican, bistros, and pubs.
Taste Wines from Genoa Cellars, Ginko Forest, Joyous Wine, Love that Red, Mastrogiannis Distillery, Michael Florentino, Naches Heights Vineyard, Quintessential Brands, Rider Cellars, Sky River Mead, Stina’s Cellars
LIVE MUSIC: The Joe Cook Band – nominated as Best Blues Band and Best Traditional Blues by the Washington Blues Society for 2022. We’ll also be featuring the folk roots and blues artist PK Dwyer who when not at a scheduled event you’ll often find him busking at the Pike Street Market.
Tickets include ten tastings, a program guide, a disposable wine glass, wristband. Bottles will be available for purchase tax-free tonight only.
BYOG: Help us reduce waste, bring your own glass!
RAIN OR SHINE EVENT
TICKETS: $35 advance, $40 at door (Sweet Themes Bakery @ 317 W. Meeker Street)
This is a FREE event; shops and restaurants will be open to the public. Wine tasting requires a ticket and 21+ age verification.
Thank you to our valued sponsors:
Cadence Living at Lake Merdian
Proceeds from this event benefit the Kent Downtown Partnership and go towards future programs and projects in Historic Downtown Kent.