The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As of Monday, February 1, 2021, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Jay Inslee’s regional “Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery” phased plan for economic recovery. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Located 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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