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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 and Wellness—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!

Community—Located on the shore of Lake Washington a stone’s throw from Seattle, Kirkland offers the conveniences of a big city with the personal feel of a small town.

Eastside Insider—Explore Seattle’s dynamic Eastside, filled with delicious food, vibrant arts and culture attractions and a thriving craft beverage industry with hundreds of wineries, breweries and distilleries.

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 arrowKirkland Wednesday Market
June 10–September 30

Fresh and local farmers market right along the shores on Lake Washington... more
half arrowSecond Saturday Contra Dance
July 11

Fun evening of contra dances (social dance originally from New England)... more
half arrowBirding Walk at Juanita Bay Park
July 21

Join in on an early morning walk with Mary Frances Mathis of the Eastside Audubon Society to see what birds are in the park... more
half arrowJuanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
August 2

Eastside Park Rangers lead this easy, one-hour walk on the first Sunday of every month... more

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