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Shop Small—Small Business Saturday and Shop Small promote shopping and dining at locally-owned, independent, small businesses in neighborhood business districts during the holiday season.

Arts—A paradise for art lovers, Kirkland's ambiance and commitment to the visual and performance arts is extraordinary.

Water Activities—Explore and enjoy Kirkland water activities—boating, sailing, kayaking and parasailing. What better way to explore Kirkland than through a guided boat tour across Lake Washington. Kirkland’s waterfront restaurants offer a dining experience that you won’t soon forget.

Beer & Wine Tasting—Kick back in Kirkland and savor a selection of acclaimed Northwest craft beers and wines from a variety of wineries, wine bars, breweries, and tasting rooms.

Entertainment—Happy hour, open mic night, comedy, and live music—Kirkland’s night life offers a mix of pubs, bars, and live entertainment.

Spas—Choose from our many spas and salons to indulge yourself in Kirkland with ways to rest, relax and reflect.

Outdoor Recreation—Explore and enjoy Kirkland on foot, bicycle, or boat year round. See why we are the best playground around!

Parks—It has been said that Kirkland’s parks reflect the soul of the City. Visit our gleaming waterfront parks and be amazed at their never-ending wonders.

Children & Families—Kirkland’s playgrounds aren’t just in our parks. Gymnastics, dance, bowling are popular ways to get exercise; while trampolines and inflatables make for fun parties!

Dog Friendly—Kirkland is the ultimate dog-friendly destination. From strolling along the lakefront to dining on outdoor patios, your canine companion can share your Kirkland experience.

Itineraries—Whether you’re here for a day or a week, on business or pleasure, there is a fun itinerary for you.

Featured Local Spots—Your time here isn’t complete without experiencing (and exploring) some of our greatest features!

Beyond Kirkland—We’ll let you venture out of Kirkland for a bit if you promise to come back. There is golfing, hiking, skiing, wineries, and more shopping close by.
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half arrowMusical Holiday Lights on the CKC
December 4

Be wowed by the lights and sounds of the holiday season by a light show programmed by Google engineers... more
half arrowHoliday Art Market and Open House
December 5

Shop for gifts of enduring beauty from the work of 25 local artists, designers and craftspeople... more
half arrowBach at Bastyr— Kirkland Choral Society
Holiday Concert

December 6

Annual concert of music for the holidays in the beautiful (and acoustically superb) chapel at Bastyr University... more
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Opening Reception

December 10

Join us for a showcase of 21 local artists presenting contemporary holiday giftables... more
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