Special Events

Laura Barbrick
Marketing & Events Coordinator
(616) 656-5272

It's Kentwood's 50th Anniversary!

We have several special events planned throughout the year to celebrate. For more information, check out www.kentwood50.com.


Summer Concert Series
Thursday nights, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Join us for six concerts over the course of the Summer, on Thursday nights at the Kentwood City Hall lawn from 7:00-8:30pm. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair, and are welcomed to bring their own beer or wine to the show. We'll have a variety of food trucks each week. Thursday night concerts are free, so come early and reserve your seat on the lawn!

Kentwood 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 7:30am-10:00pm
Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! Events all day including:
7:30-9:30am Pancake Breakfast @ Kentwood Library
8:30am Autocam 5K Race & Fun Walk @ Kentwood City Hall
9:30am Parade - New route! Starts at Crestwood Middle School, travels south on Walma to Breton, turns west on 52nd and ends at Challenger Elementary.
6:00-10:00pm Evening Celebration @ Crestwood Middle School

Celebrate Kentwood - 2 Day Festival
Friday, August 11-Saturday, August 12
It's Kentwood's 50th Anniversary and we're throwing a big party to celebrate! All festivities will take place at or around the City Hall campus (4900 Breton SE). Events include:
- Classic car show
- Kentwood's Got Talent
- Breton Street Fair
- Music from The Isaac Norris Project, Cabildo and Mega 80's!
- Fireworks

Breton Street Fair
Saturday, August 12, 9:00am-3:00pm
The City of Kentwood is looking for artists, crafters, and sellers of handmade goods to participate at the Breton Street Fair. The event will take place outdoors along Breton, between Walma & 52nd St.
Booth rental: $50 prior to June 30 and $65 after July 1.

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