Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to the music on the Plaza Stage during the Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Young performers from the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music Dance Troupe move to the music on the Plaza Stage during the Kent International Festival last year. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kent International Festival returns to ShoWare on Saturday

Free event for the community

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:32pm
  • Life

The Kent International Festival returns to the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday, May 18.

Free to the public (admission and parking), the 11th annual celebration features authentic food and wares, stellar entertainment on various stages, information-packed cultural booths and loads of activities for the whole family.

There will be performance on two stages from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Taste of Kent food court will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meal tickets, at $5, will be on sale. Cultural, crafts and informational booths will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find out more at kentinternationalfestival.com.


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