Winterfest Parade and Tree Lighting

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Winterfest is back and even better this year with a month full of family friendly activities.


Saturday, December 4th  – 3-6 p.m.
Parade:    4:30 pm (Kent Station, Town Square Park, W Meeker & 1st Ave S).
Tree Lighting:  5:30 p.m (Town Square Park)


  • Entertainment
  • Bring your camera to take a picture with Santa
  • Drop your wish list off in his mailbox (include your address to receive a return letter!)
  • Holiday Parade through Kent Station and historic downtown Kent (W Meeker & 1st Ave S)  at 4:30 p.m.
  • Community Booths with kids activities, hot chocolate and snacks


Month long, 11/27-12/24 –  Santa at Kent Station
Saturday, 11/27 – Shop Small Saturday – support any small business in Kent!
Saturday, 12/4 – Holiday Tree Lighting & Parade
Sunday, 12/5 – Magical Strings Yuletide Concert:  Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center  Info the tickets HERE
Saturday,  12/11 – Christmas Rush Fun Run:  Hogan Park at Russell Road, 8:00 am. — info and registration HERE

GIVING TREE — Now accepting donations! 

Kent Station and Downtown Kent Partnership is collecting gifts for Kent School District students age 5-18! Now through December 23, bring your unwrapped gifts and leave them in the drop box outside Johnny Rockets.    Trees will be located through Kent Station and Wild Wheat Bakery in downtown Kent.

Suggested gifts:

  • Sweatshirts, Hoodies, Coats
  • Gift Cards
  • Socks & Underwear
  • Blankets & Comforters
  • AMC Movie Tickets
  • Books & Games
  • Gloves, Hats, Scarves


Thank you to this years sponsors!


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