ExploreKirkland.com HomeWeddingsMeetingsAboutGetting HereMedia
Meeting Banner
Meetings
 > Home Page > About > Meetings > 10 Top Reasons
10 Top Reasons
Kirkland means business

Ten top reasons to hold your next event in Kirkland:

  1. Location, location, location. Two miles of beautiful lakefront footage, stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and the drama of the Seattle skyline add up to make Kirkland the perfect place to wow your guests.
     
  2. Recreational opportunities. Bring some balance to your next board meeting or weekend retreat. Your guests can rent boats or bikes, jog along Lake Washington, or take a nature walk at Juanita Beach Park—all great ways to relax before or after work.
     
  3. World-class dining. Dining options abound in Kirkland, from bakeries and cafes to some of the region’s finest restaurants. Several of the area’s most sought-after chefs have set up shop in Kirkland, where the focus is on fresh, local and sustainable cuisine.
     
  4. Award-winning hotels. Enjoy luxury, beauty and personalized service at our boutique hotels. The downtown corridor is home to the stylish Heathman Hotel, while the Woodmark Hotel's lakefront setting provides outstanding water and mountain views.
     
  5. Service with a smile. Our experienced hotel and restaurant professionals work hard to ensure a smooth planning process and that event guests feel welcome and at home.
     
  6. In the heart of high-tech country. Google selected Kirkland for its Eastside hub, and Microsoft, Nintendo, Clearwire, T-Mobile and others are just minutes away.
     
  7. Water, water everywhere. No other city in Puget Sound has as many waterfront parks on Lake Washington as Kirkland. Sailboats and windsurfers catch the currents, while kayakers explore the shorelines. Consider booking an Argosy cruise at your next event.
     
  8. Thriving business environment. Kirkland has a growing business environment, particularly for entrepreneurs. The City’s natural beauty and business-friendly atmosphere appeal to a variety of industries, particularly IT and the professional services sector.
     
  9. Vibrant arts scene. Kirkland supports the arts, as evidenced by its charming collection of outdoor public art—19 pieces located throughout city parks and streets. There are also fine art galleries, Kirkland Arts Center and Kirkland Performance Center.
     
  10. Sophisticated yet relaxed. From spas to specialty shops, picturesque pathways to outdoor patios, there are plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate in Kirkland.  

 

 

Dining Guide 
 Visitor's Guide  
 Submit a Tourism Event
Sign-up for Monthly
Event Guide E-mail
half arrowBeginning Birding Course
October 16

Become familiar with the local avifauna and learn the skills that expert birders use... more
half arrowKirkland Performance Center —
The Kingston Trio

October 18

The Kingston Trio is one of the few groups today that has survived the many changes in the world of music... more
half arrow7th Annual In Concert for Cancer Benefit
October 20 and 21

Join us for an evening of incredible music and inspiration!... more
half arrowPee Wee Monster Bash
October 26

Dodge the weather and the mountains of candy this Halloween season for Kirkland’s annual Pee Wee Monster Bash!... more
See More Events...  

Book your Hotels Here line Join Explore Kirkland on Facebook