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Explore Kirkland

Kirkland 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.

 
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half arrow All Porsche Grand Display
September 21

See all things Porsche... more
half arrowKirkland Oktoberfest
September 26–28

Eastside's fall tradition on the waterfront... more
half arrowJames Beard Foundation Taste America
September 27

Join us for a day of free culinary events!... more
half arrowKirkland Performance Center—Manhattan Short Film Festival
September 27–28

An exciting annual film festival introducing the best short films from around the globe ... more
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Kirkland Triathalon—September 21, 2014 Kirkland Triathlon

Grab your sneakers, bikes and swim goggles and head on out to the 11th annual TriFREAKS Kirkland Triathlon on Sunday, September 21.

The TriFREAKS Kirkland Triathlon offers Pacific Northwest locals, as well as visitors, a great day in beautiful Kirkland. Among all the wonderful local activities and sights to see there’s a race class for everyone, from a sprint triathlon, duathlon and aquabike to Try A Tri and Tri, all starting at the beautiful Juanita Beach Park in Kirkland.

 
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 Local Shoe Boutique
Crush Footwear is a womens shoe and accessory boutique which searches the world to bring you unique shoes from emerging designers. Our shoes are made with quality materials and craftsmanship to make you look and feel fantastic. Crush Footwear will complement your individual sense of style with the creative passion of talented designers from all over the world.
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Crush Footwear
3 Lake Street
(425) 298-4024