We have several community events planned throughout the year. To stay up to date on what's happening, sign up for our email newsletter or follow our Facebook page.
Winter Concert Series: Kevin Brewster TrioKentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Our Winter Concert Series is back again in 2023! Join us on March 23 for the Kevin Brewster Trio – playing Jazz with emphasis on hard bop, bebop, contemporary, and R&B. We'll also have Patty Matters food truck on site selling their delicious burgers and fries. Concerts take place inside the Community Room at the Kentwood Library. Guests are welcomed to bring their own beer or wine to enjoy at the show. Get out of the house and join us at the Kentwood Library for winter evening fun!
Springtime Egg Scavenger HuntVarious Kentwood Parks
Search for colorful egg shaped signs hidden in our parks and win fun prizes! The Kentwood Parks and Rec team will be hiding egg shaped signs at parks across town. Look high, look low, and when you find one, snag it and bring it in to the Kentwood Activities Center to collect a prize. One prize per family.
Spotlight on Seniors ExpoKentwood Activities Center (355 48th St SE)
The Kentwood and Georgetown Seniors invite you to join them at the 24th Annual Spotlight On Seniors Expo at the Kentwood Activities Center. Seniors and community members will be able to visit 50 vendors from a variety of community businesses, receive free health screenings and maybe even win a door prize! Enjoy FREE morning snacks and FREE lunch! If interested in becoming a vendor, contact Shelby at (616)656-5323.
Kentwood Arbor Day CelebrationKellogg Woods Park (275 Kellogg Woods Park Dr SE)
Hanger Clinic Limb Loss Awareness 5kVeterans Memorial Park (355 48th St SE)
Kentwood Parks and Recreation is teaming up with Hanger Clinic to offer the annual Hanger Clinic Limb Loss Awareness 5k on Saturday, April 29! This family friendly event is designed to be a fundraiser for Kentwood Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive Recreation Programs. All profits will be channeled towards improving and offering more programs for people with physical disabilities. All abilities are welcome to participate! Race will start and end at Veterans Memorial Park, 355 48th St SE, Kentwood, MI 49548. We will also be having a kid’s 1 miles fun run! Kids will receive a t-shirt and ribbon.
Bark for the ParkKellogg Woods Park (275 Kellogg Woods Park Dr SE)
Kentwood Food Truck FestivalKentwood Library parking lot (4950 Breton SE)
Summer Concert SeriesKentwood City Hall lawn (4900 Breton SE)
This year we have 8 concerts! Click "More Info" to see this year’s lineup of performers.
4th of July CelebrationKentwood City Hall (4900 Breton SE)
Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! This year’s event takes place on Tuesday, July 4 with activities all day including a pancake breakfast, 5k race and fun walk, carnival, and evening celebration with live music, food trucks, community booths, a beer tent and fireworks.
Kentwood Food Truck FestivalKentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Kentwood Food Truck Festival is back again for another year with 30+ food trucks, a beer tent, and live music throughout the day! What's not to love about this event!! It’s sure to be fun for the whole family.
The Vibe: A Fundraiser for Kentwood's Adaptive Recreation ProgramsKentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Join us for the seventh annual celebration and fundraiser to further enhance Kentwood’s adaptive recreation programs. The fun-filled backyard party will include cocktails, dinner, silent auction, adaptive equipment displays, and live music. Funds raised at this year’s event will go towards purchasing equipment for our adaptive recreation programs.