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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 arrowFinal Fridays
August 29

Join us on the last Friday each month in the KAC Gallery for snacks, beer and wine, entertainment and art... more
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Twisted Flicks: Plan 9 From Outer Space

September 5

Jet City Improv’s Twisted Flicks is Seattle’s only live movie re-dubbing show... more
half arrowVintimate: Deliciously Cool
September 11

Trellis Restaurant’s Chef Brian Scheehser has out-done himself by creating a state-of-the-palate event... more
half arrowGirls Just Want to Have Fun at Kirkland Arts Center
September 12

Dress in your funky hat and feather boa and join us for a girly bazaar... more
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Tall Ships—August 25–September 2, 2014 Tall Ships

The tradition continues! This Labor Day, plan your visit to Carillon Point and unleash your “inner pirate”! Our favorite historic tall ships make their way from Bremerton to dock in Kirkland, WA from August 25 through September 2.

The Lady Washington, is better known as the HMS Interceptor from the Disney movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” and the Hawaiian Chieftain, is a replica of a centuries-old merchant vessel. The ships will offer dockside tours and a variety of sailings on Lake Washington during their stay in Kirkland. Crew will be on hand in period costume to answer questions, tell stories, and provide insight about life onboard the ship.

These unique sailing excursions offer an amazing opportunity to experience an exciting piece of history and witness amazing views of Lake Washington. For more information and to purchase tickets visit Grays Harbor Historical Society.

 
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