- This event has passed.
1st Avenue Inside Out – Open Air Dining and Market Place
September 5 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2020
Downtown Kent Partnership (KDP) is pleased to announce the 1st Ave Inside OUT – Open Air Dining & Marketplace, which allows restaurants and retail shops to use sidewalks and the adjacent street for outdoor seating and marketplace.
Participating restaurants include Thai Chili, Wild Wheat Bakery & Cafe, Dogwood Lounge & Cafe, Afghan Kebab and Rafiki. Retail shops on 1st Ave will be open along with those on Meeker, Railroad Ave and surrounding area.
Masks are required when social distancing is not possible and while dining. Hand sanitizer stations donated by Fikes Products will be available throughout the block. Restaurants will maintain compliance with Washington State Safe Start regulations.
Parking is available at the corner of W. Titus Street and 1st Ave S. Parking is free and without time limits on these Saturdays only.
1st Ave Inside OUT is a pilot program and collaboration effort with the KDP, City of Kent and downtown merchants. The program will continue based on public interest through September. KDP encourage people to help spread the word for best outcomes and continuation.