Community Events

Community Events

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.

Upcoming Events

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June 4, 2022 -

Kick-off to Summer Food Truck Festival

Kentwood Library parking lot (4950 Breton SE)
We're starting the summer with another food truck festival! Join us for a fun afternoon with amazing food trucks, a beer tent, and live music throughout the day. It’s sure to be fun for the whole family!
Cost Food prices vary
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June 16 - August 11, 2022 -

Summer Concert Series

Kentwood City Hall lawn (4900 Breton SE)
Grab a blanket or chair and join us on the lawn behind Kentwood City Hall for our Summer Concert Series! Concerts take place on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30pm and feature a variety of food trucks.

This year we have 8 concerts! Click "More Info" to see this year’s lineup of performers.

Cost Free
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July 4, 2022 -

4th of July Celebration

Kentwood City Hall (4900 Breton SE)

Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! This year’s event takes place on Monday, 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.

Cost Price varies for activities
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September 8, 2022 -

The Vibe: A Fundraiser for Kentwood Parks & Recreation

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)

Join us for the sixth annual celebration and fundraiser to further enhance Kentwood’s adaptive recreation programs. The fun-filled backyard party will include cocktails, dinner, music, silent auction, adaptive equipment displays, and yard games.   Funds raised at this year’s event will go towards purchasing equipment for our adaptive recreation programs.

Cost $40
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September 17, 2022 -

Kentwood Food Truck Festival

Kentwood 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. 

Cost Food prices vary
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October 15, 2022 -

Kentwood Glow in the Park

Pinewood (1999 Wolfboro Dr. SE)
Celebrate the fall and light up the night with a glow event and fun run! Taking place at Pinewood Park, this event will feature a variety of glow-themed activities including light up playground games and crafts, music, food and a .3-1.0 Mile Fun Run/Walk. The park path will be lit with glow sticks and other colorful lights. The evening will conclude with an after-party with music, dancing, and snacks under the park shelter.
Cost Cost TBD
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October 22, 2022 -

Trunk or Treat

Kentwood Department of Public Works (5068 Breton SE)
Join us for some free family fun at our annual trunk or treat.  Kids can collect candy and explore the decorated trunks of 25-plus City and community vehicles. Businesses and groups that wish to participate,  contact Lori at (616)656-5317 or gresnickl@kentwood.us.
Cost Free
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November 12, 2022

Fall Fling @ Old Farm - Doubles Disc Golf Tournament

Old Farm Park (2350 Embro Dr SE)
Join us for a doubles disc golf tournament at Old Farm Park! Bring your own partner. Best shot doubles tournament. Open to any skill level. All food items donated will go to The Little Free Pantry. Each participant will receive a player package at check-in with many opportunities for extra prizes during the tournament.
Cost Players $40 per team
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December 1, 2022 -

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Join us at a our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! The event takes place in front of the Kentwood Library starting with the holiday light parade. There will also be carriage rides, kid’s crafts, holiday music, and of course a visit from Santa! We will be accepting non-perishable food donations for our Little Free Pantry to help us through the winter season.
Cost Free
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