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Waterfront bikingLocated on the eastern shore of Lake Washington, just 12 miles east of Seattle, Kirkland is a vibrant waterfront destination with an unparalleled blend of outdoor recreation, art, dining and boutique shopping. Home to award-winning hotels, wineries and restaurants. Kirkland hosts a dynamic repertoire of annual events spanning art openings and musical performances to athletic games and events, wine festivals and outdoor concerts. With a population of more than 80,000, the city offers charming districts such as the iconic waterfront and boutique shopping in downtown, a thriving wine and arts scene in The Alley, and the emerging tech hub in Houghton. A stroll along the Cross Kirkland Corridor connects you to Kirkland’s unique suburbs and business districts, as well as nearby Woodinville Wine Country.

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Inspired Taste—A summer weekend visiting Kirkland, WA (PDF-350)

Kirkland blossoms with artist studio tours, waterfront farmer's markets, urban cycling races and more (PDF-356 kb)

Fall & Winter Bounty in Kirkland: Dishes Worth The Drive, Holiday Shopping Fixes & Inspired Indoors (PDF-569 kb)

Kirkland's Fall and Winter Spirit: Husky Cruises, Turkey Trots, Cooking Classes, Beach Bonfires and more (PDF-344 kb)

Soak Up Summer in Kirkland: New Waterfront Adventures, Tasting Rooms and Breweries (PDF-630 kb)

Summer Fun in Kirkland: Classic Cars and Tall Ships, Outdoor Movies, Washington Wine and More (PDF-433 kb)

Spring Adventures: New Urban Trails, Kirkland Artist Studio Tours and Waterfront Farmers Markets (PDF-309 kb)

Spring Events: Kirkland Artist Studio Tour, Urban Hiking, Paddling & Biking and Waterfront Farmers Markets (PDF-227 kb)

Family Friendly Finds and Sweet Seasonal News (PDF-105 kb)

Events for Families, Vinophiles and Weekend Warriors (PDF-105 kb)

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half arrowStudio East Mainstage Productions: 'Twas the Night
December 1–23

Join us for this hilarious spin on the familiar holiday poem—a live musical guaranteed to have the whole family laughing!... more
half arrowKirkland Performance Center — StoryBook Theater: Syd the Solstice Kid
December 15–22

Travel around the world and connect cultures with the ever-curious, Syd the Solstice Kid. Syd wants answers!... more
half arrow12K’s of Christmas Holiday Run and 5K
December 16

Join in Puget Sound's premier long-distance holiday-themed running and walking event... more
half arrowThe Journey’s Annual Christmas Concert
December 19

Come celebrate a traditional Christmas and the sounds of the season with music featuring Bronn Journey and his harp... more
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