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March 17, 2020

Things to Do in Rootstown, Kent and Surrounding Areas

The NEW Center is located in Rootstown, Ohio—a great central location that’s easy to access from Kent, Akron, Fairlawn, Cleveland and other surrounding areas. It’s great for guests coming from all directions, and it means there’s plenty to do within a short drive. 

So whether your guests are in town for your wedding and want to grab a bite to eat the next day, or you’re looking for a place to unwind after a meeting, there are plenty of things happening in the area. Below are some of our staff’s recommendations for bars, restaurants, entertainment and more in Rootstown and surroundings areas.


Concert Venues





  • Breakfast with Santa – Rootstown – 0 min. drive (held at The NEW Center)
  • Heritage Fest – Kent – 15 min. drive
  • Masterpieces on Main Wine & Art Festival – Kent – 15 min. drive
  • Balloon-a-Fair – Ravenna – 10 min. drive
  • Rib, White & Blue Festival – Akron – 21 min. drive

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If you’ve been looking for an event venue with the right location, The NEW Center is it! Contact us today to learn more about our venue or to start planning your next event!

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