Special Events

Jen Keith
Special Events Coordinator
(616) 656-5272


Mission Statement:
The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department is an essential service established to improve the overall quality of life for all of Kentwood. 

Our new Spring/Summer brochure is now available here.


Spring Events:

Saturday, April 19, 2014
     ~~ Easter Egg Hunt & Scramble ~~ Children 6 and under will have fun
     grabbing egg in their own designated scramble area. Children 7 and up will search
     throughout Veteran's Memorial Park for hidden eggs.
FREE Family Event! More 
     information here.

Funding the Kentwood, MI 4th of July Celebration through the "Light The Spark" campaign. 

The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department and the Kentwood Jaycees have teamed for an exciting campaign to help bring a great 4th of July celebration to Kentwood. We are asking for your support to raise funds for the 4th of July Fireworks and events surrounding the celebration. Our 4th of July Celebration offers the following: 
    · Spectacular Fireworks Show
    · 5K Run / 5K Walk
    · Parade - Entry form click here
    · All-You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
    · Family friendly carnival held throughout the evening event. 
      To participate as a vendor - click here
    · Music & Entertainment for all ages

If you are interested in donating to this wonderful event, please visit

Would you like to support the celebration in a different way? You can participate in any of the following events:
 Saturday, May 17, 2014
     ~~ROAD RALLY & PICNIC~~ Gather up a team of brains and brawns for this
      city-wide scavenger hunt. More information coming soon!

  Monday, May 19, 2014
     ~~KENTWOOD GOLF OUTING"~~ Get your foursome together for a great day on the
     green. Fee includes 9 holes and much more! Get the information here!!





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Easter Egg Hunt