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 20 - August 8, 2019 - 7:00pm-8:30pm

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. This year’s lineup includes:

Cost Free
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June 21, 2019 - 6:00-9:30pm

Beach Volleyball Grand Opening and Tournament

Kentwood Public Works (5068 Breton SE)

Kentwood Parks & Recreation is excited to announce four new competition grade beach volleyball courts! All are invited to check out the new facilities from June 17-June 20. The City will host an official grand opening with music, a food truck, and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 21 at 6:00pm. Following the ceremony, we’ll kick things off with a 4 v. 4 co-ed tournament. Participating teams can pre-register online for $25. Day of registration is $35. All teams are encouraged to bring a canned good donation to benefit Kentwood’s Little Free Pantry. Beach volleyball leagues will begin on July 15. Register online at

Cost $25 per team until 6/20, $35 day of tournament
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July 4, 2019 - 7:00am-10:00pm

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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September 14, 2019 - 11:00am - 8:00pm

End of Summer Food Truck Festival

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
End of Summer Food Truck Festival is back again for its 4th year. With a varied selection of 30 food trucks, beer tent, and live music throughout the day what's not to love about this event!!
Cost Food prices vary
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October 19, 2019 - 10:00AM-12:00PM

Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat

Kentwood Public Works (5068 Breton SE)
Join us for some free family fun including hayrides, face painting, bounce house, and trunk or treat.  Put on your Halloween costume and grab treats from decorated car trunks and vote for your favorite trunk. Businesses and community groups that wish to participate,  contact Lori at (616)656-5317 or
Cost Free
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December 5, 2019 - 6:00pm-8:00pm

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Light Parade

4950 Breton SE – in front of the Kentwood Library
Join us for the Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony! The event takes place in front of the Kentwood Library starting with a holiday light parade. There will also be carriage rides, hot chocolate, live music, caroling, and of course a visit from Santa!
Cost Free
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