Main Street Kent Announces 2014 Chocolate Walk

A downtown Kent store owner sets out chocolates during last year's Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk. Several downtown businesses will be participating in this year's event on Feb. 15.Main Street Kent is pleased to announce the 2014 Chocolate Walk that will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 2-5 p.m. in downtown Kent. Tickets are $20 each and must be purchased in advance. Two hundred tickets are available and can be purchased online at or in person at McKay Bricker Framing & Gallery. This is a rain, snow or shine event, and tickets are non-refundable. All proceeds will benefit Main Street Kent.

The day of the event, ticketholders will go to Earl's Nest (located in Acorn Alley) to pick up their Chocolate Walk maps, "passes," and bags to collect their chocolate goods. Then, at their leisure, they can go to each of the participating businesses to gather a chocolate surprise at each one.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this is an opportunity to take a loved one out for the afternoon or grab a friend and enjoy this excursion in downtown Kent. Participating businesses have included Baked in the Village Café, Belleria Pizza & Italian Restaurant, Carnaby Street Style, Downtown Gallery, Empire, Gracylane, Kent Cycle, McKay Bricker Framing & Black Squirrel Gifts, Off the Wagon, Pita Pit, Pufferbelly, Rush – Dino Palmieri Salon, Scribbles, Secret Cellar, Sue Nelson Designs, Taco Tonto’s,  The Market Path, Tree City Coffee & Pastry, Troy Grille and Wild Earth Outfitters. Others are expected to join as well.

A complete, final list of participants will be provided to ticketholders on the day of the event. For more information, visit or call 330-677-8000.

Main Street Kent is a nonprofit organization focused on the revitalization of downtown Kent. It is an affiliate of the national Main Street program and the Heritage Ohio program.

POSTED: Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Updated: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 03:07 PM
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