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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.

Money MagazineFrom 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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November 21–22

Kirkland Middle School has created an amazing High School Musical for you!... more
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November 23

Hopelink's 14th annual Turkey Trot 5K family fun run & walk on the shores of Lake Washington... more
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Seattle International Comedy Competition

November 28

America’s biggest touring comedy festival... more
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Lanz, Tingstad, and Rumbel

November 29

The Grammy Award winning New Age trio plays classically inspired music from America... more
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Featured Event: Huskey Cruises Huskey Cruises

Game Day Husky Boat Cruises are back! Don't worry about fighting traffic, paying the 520 bridge toll or finding expensive parking, instead relax and enjoy a scenic boat ride to and from the game aboard Argosy’s "Champagne Lady," complete with No Host bar service onboard. On all dates, board at Carillon Point 2 hours prior to game start time, with sailing departure promptly 1 1/2 hours before kick-off. Get your ticket today!

 
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 Flatstick Pub
Flatstick Pub is a craft beer bar and indoor mini golf course located in downtown Kirkland with 24 rotating taps serving Washington-only beer and cider. In the back of the pub, find a 9-hole mini golf course that will challenge any skill level. Bring your own food or order from a list of area restaurants that will deliver right to your table.
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Flatstick
15 Lake Street
(425) 242-1618