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Explore Kirkland

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.

May is Ride a Bike Month! Celebrate with free classes, family rides, and local events.

 

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half arrow26th Annual International Miniature Show
May 1–June 3

A major show of miniature proportions featuring over 300 tiny masterpieces from around the world... more
half arrowKirkland Performance Center—
Seattle International Film Festival

May 26—June 3

SIFF comes to the KPC with original stories, diverse perspectives, and rich emotional journeys... more
half arrowSecond Saturday Contra Dance
June 9

Fun evening of contra dances (social dance originally from New England)... more
half arrowSRJO — Dee Daniels: My Favorite Things
June 17

Dee Daniels joins the SRJO for a swingin’ concert of her favorites music... more
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Featured Activity: Seven Hills of Kirkland! 7 Hills of Kirkland
On Memorial Day, join us in Kirkland to ride in one of the Northwest's premier cycling events! Kirkland offers miles of scenic bicycle lanes and the Seven Hills of Kirkland event is the perfect opportunity to explore them in an organized ride. Whether you choose the traditional 40-mile 7 Hill Route, the popular Metric Century Route or the challenging Century Route, you'll enjoy the great scenery and support KITH (Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing).

 
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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