Around Kent

Enjoy the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut Year-Round

  • Antique Machinery

    Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, a Kent museum dedicated to the preservation, restoration and demonstration of antique machinery.

  • Auto Racing

    Hop in the driver's seat of a formula car and sample what the world of Skip Barber Racing School has to offer. This day-long experience allows the driver to get behind the wheel and onto the track.

  • Carousel Museum

    The New England Carousel Museum is home to the Bushnell Park Carousel as well as a restoration center for antique carousel horses.

  • Chamber Music

    Music Mountain in Falls Village, Connecticut, is one of the premiere destinations in the United States for intimate chamber music concerts.

  • Covered Bridges

    In Bull's Bridge, just five miles from KentPresents, is one of Connecticut's two remaining covered bridges permitting motor vehicles.

  • Fall Foliage

    Kent was named first in the top 25 New England towns for beautiful foliage by Yankee Magazine.

  • Fly Fishing

    Spend a relaxing day fly fishing on some of the best fishing spots in the Eastern United States.

  • Hogan's Cider Mill

    One of the historic cider mills of New England, Hogan's has been making cider in many varieties since 1912.

  • Hollister House

    A beautiful American interpretation of a classic English garden, Hollister House, in nearby Washington, is definitely worth a visit.

  • Hopkins Vineyard

    This local vineyard boasts an extensive range of wines and is open for tastings and shopping on the weekends.

  • Housatonic Valley

    The Housatonic Valley Association works to conserve the river valley in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. For ways to explore and enjoy the area, visit their website.

  • Kent Falls Brewing

    A local brewery that grows its ingredients in Kent. Find their beers at local merchants or visit their tap room.

  • Kent Arts Night

    Following Saturday's closing reception, head to the Village Main Street for Kent Arts Night from 6pm-9pm. It will feature live music, dance and much more!

  • Kent School

    The Kent School is a leading secondary school with a rich tradition and history since its founding in 1906.

  • Museums

    A man of great energy and many talents, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a prolific artist, author and illustrator of over 30 books, and an avid collector of Americana. His extensive collection of hand tools is displayed here.

  • Outdoor Activities

    Enjoy all the beautiful scenery Litchfield county has to offer spending a day hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing and camping at State and local parks.

  • River Tubing

    Whether its adventure or relaxation you seek, a tube ride on the Farmington River is sure to be fun.

  • Seven Hearths

    This museum done by the Kent Historical Society is a historic home from 1751.

  • Spas

    At The Mayflower Spa, peace of mind and serenity are the central focus. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in a personalized program built with the assistance of a spa advisor.

  • Theater

    The performs Broadway musicals throughout the sumer.

  • Village of Kent

    Explore for all the latest community events, services and where to eat, shop and play around Kent, CT.

  • Waterfalls

    Kent Falls State Park, located in the northeastern section of the town of Kent, hosts a series of dramatic waterfalls.

  • World-Class Golf

    Nestled in Connecticut's scenic Litchfield Hills, 10 minutes from Kent, the 18-hole Bull's Bridge Golf Club, designed by Tom Fazio, offers a unique golf experience with an impressive panorama of spectacular views.

  • Waterfowl

    The Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy offers visitors a close look at the area's fauna, while also working to protect the birds at the same time.