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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April 24, 2020

POSTPONED: Kentwood Arbor Day Celebration

Broad Leaf Local Beer (2885 Lake Eastbroook Blvd SE)

POSTPONED: We still plan to have an event to celebrate all things “TREES” but the date is to be determined.  Watch for more updates soon! In the meantime, be sure to enter the tree themed art contest!

Cost Free
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June 16, 2020 -

Spotlight on Seniors Health & Fitness Expo

Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St SE)
The Kentwood and Georgetown Seniors invite you to join them at the 21st Annual Spotlight on Seniors Health & Fitness Expo on Tuesday, June 16 from 8:30am-12:00pm at the Kentwood Activities Center.  Seniors will be able to visit over 70 vendors from a variety of senior-oriented businesses, receive free health screenings and maybe even win a door prize!  Seniors will enjoy FREE morning snacks and FREE lunch!  For vendor information please call (616) 656-5270.
Cost Free
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June 18, 2020 -

Summer Concert Series

Kentwood City Hall (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.

Cost Free
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July 4, 2020 -

Kentwood 4th of July Celebration

Kentwood City Hall (4900 Breton SE)

Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! Events all day including:

  • 7:00-9:30am Pancake Breakfast @ Kentwood Fire Station 1
  • 8:30am NN Mobile Solutions 5K Race & Fun Walk
  • 9:30am Parade
  • 10:30am-2:30pm Inflatables, Rides, Kids Activities behind Kentwood City Hall
  • 4:00-10:00pm Evening Celebration at Kentwood City Hall with Food Trucks, Beer Tent, Live Music, and Fireworks
Cost Varies
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August 22, 2020 -

Limb Loss Awareness 5k

Bowen Station Park (4499 Bowen Blvd)
Kentwood Parks and Recreation is once again teaming up with Hanger Clinic to offer our third annual Limb Loss Awareness 5k! 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. This race takes place on the beautiful East West and Paul Henry Trails. All abilities are welcome to participate! We will also be having a kid’s 1 miles fun run!  Kids will receive a t-shirt and ribbon. Race will start and end at Bowen Station Park.
Cost Early Bird registration through 2/29:$20, 3/1-7/31: $25, 8/1-8/22: $30, Race day $35 per person. Kid's fun run is $5. Registrations after 8/7 are not guaranteed a t-shirt.
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September 12, 2020 -

End of Summer Food Truck Festival

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Kentwood Food Truck Festival is back again for another year with over 30 food trucks, a beer tent, and live music throughout the day! What's not to love about this event!!
Cost Food prices vary
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March 18, 2021 -

RESCHEDULED Winter Concert Series: Nicholas James Thomasma

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
Join us on March 18, 2021 for for Nicholas James Thomasma – singer and multi-instrumentalist performing a mix of Americana, folk, country and rock. Combining stories and songs with humor and with for a show that can be enjoyed by all ages.  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!
Cost Free
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