REMINDER: Kent’s Winterfest Tree Lighting and Parade will be held this Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, from 3–6 p.m., with the parade at 4:30 p.m. and tree lighting (and Santa!) at 5:30 p.m.

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year – celebrate the holidays in Kent with a month of fun throughout the City of Kent!”

    • Parade: 4:30 p.m. (Kent Station, Town Square Park, Meeker & 1st Ave S.).
    • Tree Lighting & Santa: 5:30 p.m. (Town Square Park)

We hope to livestream this event, so be sure to “Like” our Facebook page here to get notifications for when we go live.


    • 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!)
    • Community Booths with kids activities, hot chocolate and snacks

Here’s a full list of Winterfest activities:

Nov. 27 – Dec. 23
Visit Kent Station for hours
Santa Photos and Giving Tree at Kent Station
Saturday, Dec. 4
3 – 6 p.m.
Tree Lighting and Parade at Town Square Plaza
Sunday, Dec. 5
3 p.m.
Magical Strings Yuletide Concert – Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Dec. 11
8 a.m.
Christmas Rush Fun Run – Hogan Park at Russell Road

For more info, click here.

Brought you by the Kent Lions, City of Kent, Kent Station and Kent Downtown Partnership.

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