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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 arrowGeoffrey Castle’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 15

Castle brings the party to Kirkland Performance Center for the 13th year in a row... more
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Sierra Hull

March 16

Sierra Hull, a bluegrass singer, mandolinist, and former child prodigy returns to the KPC stage... more
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Kirkland Civic Orchestra

March 18

Kirkland Civic Orchestra is an all-volunteer classical symphony orchestra offering free concerts in the Seattle area... more
half arrowBirding Walk at Juanita Bay Park
March 20

Join in on an early morning walk with Mary Frances Mathis of the Eastside Audubon Society... more
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Featured Activity: 2018 Kirkland Shamrock Run! Shamrock Run
The Kirkland Shamrock Run is a fun-filled 5k celebrating Kirkland, healthy living, and of course St. Patrick's Day! Come join multitudes of other Irish culture enthusiasts on March 17, 2018 to run or walk through downtown Kirkland. Benefiting local non-profits, this event has become a tradition for many area residents.

Be sure to join the post-race party at Wilde Rover for a pint!


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Featured Shop: Holodeck 3D Studios
Holodeck 3D Studios is a 3D photography and printing studio providing a fun, unique experience to capture special moments in your life. A portal into the Virtual World. In the blink of an eye, you and pets are scanned, and a 3D photograph is sent to your email in 15 to 30 minutes. “Capture the Moment” with 3D figurines/sculptures of you and the family even including your pet!

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Holodeck 3D
92 Kirkland Avenue 
(456) 647-9420