Flash's Summer Staycation
Who said Ohio doesn’t have it all?!
There’s no need to travel across the country for vacation when there’s plenty to do locally. This summer, join Flash and other Kent State alumni at one or more of our great family-friendly events. With entertainment options for animal lovers, thrill seekers, wine connoisseurs, baseball fans and theatre enthusiasts, there’s sure to be something for everyone!
Please note, ticket availability is limited for all events and tickets are nontransferable.
Kent State Uncorked
Friday, June 2 | 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 | 3 p.m.
Lost Trail Winery and Vineyard (Canton, Ohio)
Do you find wine and Kent State to be a perfect pairing? Join us at Lost Trail Winery and Vineyard, an alumni-owned business where you will participate in a hands-on class, designing your own charcuterie board to eat while enjoying a flight of wine. Your ticket purchase includes a custom designed charcuterie board and a $5 donation to the Kent State Scholarship Fund. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.
This event is SOLD OUT.
Kent State Spirit Day with the Cleveland Guardians
Sunday, June 25 | 12:30 p.m.
Progressive Field (Cleveland, Ohio)
$83 Lower Box or $71 Upper Box
Grab your peanuts and Cracker Jacks as the Cleveland Guardians take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 1:40 p.m. You’ll enjoy a pregame alumni lunch in the stadium’s Terrace Club, complete with a delicious buffet and cash bar. Your ticket purchase (for the first 200 purchasers) includes a one-of-a-kind Kent State/Cleveland Guardians baseball hat and a $5 donation to the Kent State Scholarship Fund. Reservation deadline is June 9.
Alumni Night Out at Porthouse Theatre
Thursday, July 27 | 6:30 p.m.
Porthouse Theatre (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)
$35 or $15 for ticket holders
Join us at Kent State’s outdoor theatre for a performance of "THE PROM" at 8 p.m. You’ll enjoy a preshow alumni reception in the theatre’s Thornbury Pavilion, featuring a delicious selection of food and wine. Your ticket purchase includes a Kent State wine tumbler and a $5 donation to the Porthouse Theatre Fund. Reservation deadline is July 20.
Dog Days of Summer
Saturday, Aug. 5 | 9:30 a.m.
Kent State University (Kent, Ohio)
$10 In-person or $5 Virtual
This dog walk around the beautiful Kent Campus is a chance for alumni to see what's new at their alma mater. Enjoy a continental breakfast and swell with pride as your beloved pup is recognized with an honorary degree in “Barkology!” Your ticket purchase includes a Kent State fanny pack and a $5 donation to the Kent State Police Department’s K-9 Program Fund. Can't make it? Join in on the fun virtually by sharing photos of you walking your pup(s) on social media and receive a gift in the mail. Reservation deadline is July 28.
Kent State Spirit Day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Saturday, May 6 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Africa Event Center
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (Powell, Ohio)
$25 or $10 for zoo members
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to nearly 10,000 animals representing more than 600 species from around the world. Spend the day exploring the exhibits, and join us for lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Africa Event Center, complete with a private animal encounter for our alumni. Your ticket purchase includes a Kent State fanny pack and a $5 donation to the Kent State Scholarship Fund.
Thank you to all who attended!
Kent State Spirit Day at Cedar Point
Saturday, May 20 | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio)
$50 or $8 for season pass holders
It's time to visit America’s rockin’ roller coast! As Ohio’s premier amusement park, Cedar Point has everything from family-friendly attractions to adrenaline-pumping roller coasters. Spend the day on any of the park's 70 amazing rides, and join us for lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Lakeside Pavilion. Your ticket purchase includes a Kent State fanny pack.
Thank you to all who attended!