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Kent Cornucopia Days are here again

Cody Beaver looks at bead color animals at the 2013 Kent Cornucopia Days. - Kent Reporter, file photo
Cody Beaver looks at bead color animals at the 2013 Kent Cornucopia Days.
— image credit: Kent Reporter, file photo

The 43rd annual Kent Cornucopia Days street fair and festival takes over downtown this weekend.

South King County’s oldest and largest festival features a full-size carnival and street fair with more than 600 booths offering a variety of items, including tastes from more than 35 food booths.

The carnival runs Thursday through Sunday. The street fair goes from Friday through Sunday.

Events include entertainment, beer garden, carnival with rides, Kent Youth Soccer Association Cornucopia Cup tournament, parade, skateboard tournament, dragon boat races at Lake Meridian Park and more.

Cornucopia Days hours:

Thursday, July 10 – 3 p.m. until closing for the carnival

Friday, July 11 – 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. for the festival and street fair, 2 p.m. until closing for the carnival

Saturday, July 12 – 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. for the festival and street fair, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. for the dragon boat races, 10 a.m. until about 6 p.m. for the skateboard and inline tournaments, noon until closing for the carnival

Sunday, July 13 – 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. for the festival and street fair, 2 p.m. for the parade, noon until closing for the carnival.

The Kent Lions produces the free event, a community service project that benefits more than 250 charitable organizations.

For more information go to kcdays.com.

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