9th annual Kent International Festival

This Saturday, June 3 from 9:30 AM to 8 PM, our community celebrates diversity at the 9th annual Kent International Festival at ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032) with a wide range of activities, all free. Here’s a brief schedule of events:

  • World Wide Walk, 9:30 AM – 10 AM
  • Live Entertainment on Three Stages, 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Taste of Kent Food Court, 11 AM – 3 PM, $5 per person
  • Cultural, Crafts and Information Booths, 10 AM – 5 PM
  • World Dance Party, 5 PM – 6 PM
  • Festival Finale Concert, 6 PM – 8 PM

The Kent International Festival is one of four committees of the Kent Sister Cities Association. The event celebrates our cultural diversity and showcases our region’s ethnic dance, musical performances, native attire and authentic cuisine.

Here are photos from last year’s Kent International Festival. (Photos by Dana E. Neuts)


Dana Neuts

I am a full-time freelance writer, editor, marketing pro and the publisher of iLoveKent.net.