Free Events In Kent

There are many free events in the Kent, including music, markets, workshops, festivals, and lots more. Here’s our round-up of events and suggestions on what you can enjoy for free in the Garden of England. Don’t miss out on what’s on for free in the county.

By Julia Roy
Updated 2nd January 2024

Lots of free exhibitions at the many galleries and museums in the county, check out our Galleries & Museums listings under Things To Do or All Listings sections for more details. Or under What’s On you can filter for the category, plus search by date and other filters. Exhibitions at venues include the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in Canterbury, Maidstone Museum, and the Turner Contemporary in Margate for example.

Plenty of outdoor spaces to explore for free, as well as the county’s parks, beautiful beaches, and coastlines and lots more. There’s free trails, vineyard tours and lots more activities to enjoy too.

See also our Festivals in Kent and Carnivals, Country Shows & Fayres In Kent blogs, with a range of events that are free to enter, and regularly updated as new ones are confirmed.

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Picture Credit: © Top to bottom: Karim MANJRA at Market Concerts – Oval Bandstand.

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