Kent Cornucopia Days
July 10-13, 2014
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What's New for 2014
Official 2013 Festival Flyer (13MB PDF)
2013 Carnival Coupon
Directions
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History
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Directions

Directions:


From the North:
From the Seattle area, take Interstate 5 south to the Kent DesMoines exit (also known as state route # 516 ). Drive east on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on 4th Ave, just a couple of blocks and you are there. See parking below.
From the Eastside, take Interstate 405 south to Highway 167, take Exit 2 (you will see Kent, Auburn signs). Drive south on 167, exit at the Willis Street / DesMonies exit (also know as state route # 516). Turn left (east) on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on 4th Ave, just a couple of blocks and you are there. See parking below.

From the South:
From the Tacoma area, take Interstate 5 north to the Kent DesMoines exit (also known as state route # 516). Drive east on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on 4th Ave, just a couple of blocks and you are there. Or take Interstate 5 north to the Highway 18 exit, go east on 18, turn north on Highway 167 (Kent, Renton exit), drive north on 167, exit at the Willis Street / Des Moines exit (also know as state route # 516). Turn right (east) on this road, drive under Highway 167, then turn left (north) on 4th Ave, just a couple of blocks and you are there. See parking below.

Parade participant directions:
Follow the directions above, make sure you exit at the Willis Street / Des Moines (also know as state route # 516). Go east Willis until 4th Avenue, turn left (north) on 4th. Follow Police and SEAFAIR directions.

To Lake Meridian:
Follow the above directions, but after driving under Highway 167, continue on State Route 516, turn left on Central, then right on Smith Street, continue on Route 516 following Kent-Kangley Road, pass 132nd, and continue east for about 1 mile. You will see the lake on the left.

Maps:
  • Map to Kent:

EVENT "MAPPING" LOCATIONS for each event (Google Maps, Bing, Yahoo, etc.)

Street Fair (Lions Street Fair, Fine Arts, Kent Farmers Market)
  • Meeker St between 4th Ave & Central, (use) 307 W Meeker St, Kent, WA 98032
  • 2nd Ave between Gowe St & James St, Kent WA, 98032 (use) 212 2nd Ave N., Kent WA, 98032
  • 1st Ave between Titus St & Smith St, (use) 202 1st Ave S, Kent, WA 98032
  • Railroad Ave between Gowe St & Smith St, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Food Courts
  • Kent Library parking lot, 212 2nd Ave N., Kent WA, 98032
  • Burlington Green Park – W Meeker & Railroad Ave N, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Carnival
  • Lincoln Park & Ride Lot, (use) 203 Madison Ave, Kent, WA 98032
Plaza Stage
  • Town Square Plaza Park, 426 W Smith, Kent WA, 98032
Gazebo Stage
  • Burlington Green Park – W Meeker & Railroad Ave N, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Beer Garden
  • Burlington Green Park – W Meeker & Railroad Ave N, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Animal Adoptithon
  • Burlington Green Park – W Meeker & Railroad Ave N, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Lions Bingo
  • Burlington Green Park – W Meeker & Railroad Ave N, (use) 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA, 98032
Safety Fair
  • Railroad Ave between Gowe St & Meeker St, (use) 233 Railroad Ave S, Kent, WA 98032
Military Display
  • Gowe St between Railroad Ave & 1st Ave, (use) 202 1st Ave S, Kent, WA 98032
Art Show
  • Rosebed Park, 1st Ave between W Gowe & W Meeker, (use) 204 W Meeker St, Kent, WA 98032
5K Fun Run Walk
  • Riverbend Golf Course, 2019 W Meeker, Kent WA, 98032
Dragon Boat Races
  • Lake Meridian, 14800 SE 272nd St., Kent WA, 98042
Soccer Tournament
  • Wilson Playfield, 13028 SE 251st St., Kent WA, 98031
  • KM High School, 10020 SE 256th St., Kent, WA 98031
  • Meridian Middle School, 23480 120th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031
  • Auburn Mountainview HS, 28900 124th Ave SE, Auburn, WA 98092
  • Pea Patch, 26400 Green River Rd, Kent, WA 98030
  • Petrovitsky Park, 16400 SE Petrovitsky Rd., Renton, WA 98058 (Hdq for 2012)
Skateboard Tournament
  • Arbor Heights 360, 11525 SE 240th St., Kent WA, 98030
Grand Parade
  • 4th Ave between Willis St & James St. use 220 4th Ave S., Kent WA, 98032
Event Headquarters
  • Kent-Kherson Park, 307 W Gowe St, Kent WA, 98032

HOTELS, LODGING, RV PARKING:


2010 PARKING & BUS INFORMATION:
Parking:
The Kent Cornucopia Days has the following parking areas for its use in Downtown Kent.

1.  Kent Transit Center (Metro) & Sounder Parking Lot & Garage – West Smith St & Railroad Ave.
  • A short one block walk to Kent Cornucopia Days – just across Smith St.
  • Take any bus route that will take you to the Kent Transit Center.
  • The following routes take you to the Transit Center: 150, 154, 158, 159, 162, 166, 167, 183, 564, 565, 914, 916, & 918.
2.  Centennial Garage (City of Kent) - Titus & 2nd.
  • Right next to Kent Cornucopia Days, sanctioned fund-raiser for PICC.
3.  Municipal (City of Kent) - Titus & 1st.
  • Right next to Kent Cornucopia Days.
4.  Kent Meridian High School (Kent Schools) - Canyon Rd & 101 Ave SE.
  • Take the Metro or Kent “Shuttle” bus from this point to event, park in school parking lot and walk just outside of school fence for pick-up at Metro sign.
  • The following will take you to & from Kent Meridian High School to Kent Cornucopia Days: 159, 169, 914 & 916.
5.  The old Kent Park & Ride (Metro) - James & Lincoln & Smith St.
  • A short walk two blocks to Kent Cornucopia Days east on Smith St. after you arrive via bus.
  • The following will take you to & from the Park & Ride to Kent Cornucopia Days: 150, 154, 158, 159, 162, 166, 183, 914 & 916.
6.  Any legal Public side street.

Park in any open public side street parking spot, please observe all signs and street barricades. Please observe private property no parking rights, you will be towed. Kent Cornucopia sanctions no private parking sales.
Handicapped parking:
There is handicapped parking only (valid state tag must be displayed) at three locations. 
1.  On 2nd Ave between Gowe and Titus Streets.
2.  On Harrison St. between 2nd Ave and old JC Penny parking lot driveway (for Kent Library access also).
3.  On Railroad Ave. between Gowe and Titus Streets.
Buses generally run every 15 minutes on Friday and 30 minutes on Saturday & Sunday.
Call Metro at 206-553-3000 for updated information, assistance, times, and fares.
City of Kent’s “Shuttle”: Routes 914, 916 & 918
Call 866-261-3278 for more information, fares are free.
Special Kent Cornucopia Bus – Saturday only
Hop onboard our “Cornucopia Bus” starting at the carnival on the corner of Lincoln and Smith and ending at Lake Meridian with drop offs at 10am until 9pm. Stops at the main Festival, Kent Senior Center, Kent-Meridian HS.
Special Dragon Boat Shuttle – Saturday only
Our special “Dragon Boat Races Bus” with stops at Horizon Elementary, Kent Fire Station #75, Lake Meridian Metro P&R, Kentwood HS. You can also take route 158, 159, & 168 from the Metro P&R to the lake. 6 am until 6 pm.