Shoppes at Gateway​

A variety of retail shops are located right at Kent Central Gateway including a local visitor’s center.

Shoppes include:

  • Destination Kent! Visitor Center

  • Kent Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Get Pretty Ohio Lashes & Brows

  • The Warehouse Salon

Within a walking distance, you can reach shopping, dining, events and the KSU Hotel and Conference Center.

In addition, Kent State University is just a short walk through the Esplanade.

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Kent is home to many independently owned shops featuring local art, gourmet popcorn, artisan cheeses, musical instruments, books, vinyl, homemade chocolates, gifts and more — perfect for holiday shopping!