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Money MagazineKirkland is a vibrant waterfront destination with an unparalleled blend of outdoor recreation, artdining and boutique shopping. Located on the shores of Lake Washington just east of Seattle, no other city in the Puget Sound region has as many waterfront parks and beaches as Kirkland.

Kirkland is home to award-winning hotelswineries and restaurants and hosts a dynamic repertoire of events spanning art openings and performances to athletic events, wine festivals and outdoor concerts.

 From adventure and outdoor activities to shopping, strolling and sipping Washington wine with a water view, come explore all Kirkland has to offer. Check out our itineraries page for themed experiences.

Kirkland, WA No. 5! MONEY's Best Places to Live 2014

 
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Jim Brickman: Love Around The Piano

March 1

The most successful pop pianist touring today, has revolutionized the sound of solo piano... more
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(Film, Improv Comedy)

March 6

Get ready for a Twisted Flicks take on The Fantastic Four!... more
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Doktor Kaboom!: It's Just Rocket Science

March 7

It's everyone’s favorite mad scientist, Doktor Kaboom!... more
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Pictures at an Exhibition

March 8

Weber: Overture Euryanthe, Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra... more
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Featured Activity: Kirkland Shamrock 5K Race and Family Run LWPT Shamrock Run

Get a head start on St Patrick’s Day at the fourth annual Kirkland Shamrock 5K Race and Family Run! Beginning in Marina Park, the event will take place on Saturday, March 14 at 9 a.m. The Shamrock Run welcomes runners, walkers, leashed dogs, and your little ones!

The Wilde Rover is hosting a post-race celebration for participants 21+ with ID. Sport your greenest outfit and show your St. Patrick’s Day Spirit! On your mark, get set, go! Visit www.kirklandshamrockrun.com for race details.

 
Dive into the Kirkland Tourism Video
Kirkland Tourism Video Take 12 hours, add a dozen distinctive locations, mix in a stunning lakeside location with mountain views, and you have the Kirkland tourism video. The video not only captures the very best of Kirkland, but also includes the appearance of 14 local residents who generously volunteered their time to tell the story of a day well-spent in Kirkland.
 
Featured Fun Activity for All Ages: SkyMania!
SkyMania in Totem Lake is the place to get your wiggles out rain or shine no matter your age. We have 8,000 sq. ft. of trampolines to shoot hoops, jump into the foam pit, play dodge ball, or just play and laugh with your family and friends. Skymania was "Best of Kirkland’s 2014 Indoor Recreation/Sports." Great place to have a bouncy Birthday party!
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Skymania
11801 NE 116th Street
(425) 825-7599