The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. 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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An Insider's Guide to Kirkland

Featured Restaurant: Deru's Little Brother

Deru Market—a treasured Kirkland eatery—has expanded to a second location! Little Brother will feature Deru's style of counter service and ideal (local, organic, seasonal food cooked from scratch daily) but with a different menu. Specialties include breakfast, lunch, drinks, and coffee. Enjoy outdoor seating and walk-ins welcome.

Little Brother
456 Central Way
(456) 298-0268

Featured Activity: Northwest Paddle Surfers

Northwest Paddle Surfers features Stand Up Paddle (SUP) rentals at both Juanita Beach Park and Marina Park. Juanita Beach Park also features several single and tandem kayaks and a Jumbo SUP that can accommodate 8–10 adults! Great family fun at both locations. Fuel up before or after at one of many outstanding nearby restaurants or park refreshment stands.

Northwest Paddle Surfers
Rentals: (425) 366-7699
Office: (206) 659-1787

Featured Outdoor Art: Park Lane Sculpture Gallery

Park Lane in Downtown Kirkland just got the final touches with the installation of and outdoor sculpture gallery. Curated by the Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission, sculptures are displayed on a rotating basis and for sale to the public. Learn more about the inaugural sculptures and artists on explorekirkland.com/arts.

Sculpture Gallery

Featured Local Brewhouse: Flatstick Pub

Flatstick Pub is a craft beer bar and indoor mini golf course located in downtown Kirkland with 24 rotating taps serving Washington-only beer and cider. In the back of the pub, find a 9-hole mini golf course that will challenge any skill level. Bring your own food or order from a list of area restaurants that will deliver right to your table.    

Flatstick
15 Lake Street
(425) 242-1618

Featured Local Shoe Boutique: Crush Footwear

Crush Footwear is a woman's shoe and accessory boutique which searches the world to bring you unique shoes from emerging designers. Our shoes are made with quality materials and craftsmanship to make you look and feel fantastic. Crush Footwear will complement your individual sense of style with the creative passion of talented designers from all over the world.

Crush Footwear
3 Lake Street
(425) 298-4024

Featured Local Coffee: Urban Lounge

Urban COFFEE lounge was created by local husband and wife, Jeff and Alicia Miner. Creating a dynamic cafe experience and offering the best products and service is Alicia's department while Jeff, an architect, is the creative mind who designed the space to feel inviting, interesting and fun. Together they married a love of design with a passion for great coffee.

Urban Coffee Lounge
9744 NE 119th Way
(425) 820-7788

Featured Local Paint and Sip Studio: CANVAS!

CANVAS! Paint and Sip Studio is an upscale canvas painting studio where art meets entertainment. No experience is necessary! Combine simple step-by-step instruction, some of your favorite music, and a fun and creative environment so you can relax, unwind and go home with a one-of-a-kind painting that is uniquely yours.

Canvas
122 Central Way
(425) 822-2266

Featured Local Men's Boutique: Asher Goods

Asher Goods was named Seattle Magazine's Best Men's Boutique of 2012, Asher Goods is a distinctive men's store offering quality heritage and contemporary clothing, accessories and art. Asher Goods was founded by Matthew Lawrence and Jerry Morris who have a passion for seeking out fine brands to help men establish a classic style and identity for everyday life. Asher Goods carries contemporary, quality American-made men's brands.
 

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Cross Kirkland Corridor

The Cross Kirkland Corridor is a compacted crushed gravel 5.75 mile segment of the Eastside Rail...

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Bridle Trails State Park

Bridle Trails State Park is 489-acre Washington state park in the Bridle Trails neighborhood of...

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O.O. Denny

Named after Orion Denny, O.O. Denny Park offers hiking trails, BBQs, covered structures for picnics...

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Juanita Bay Park

Juanita Bay Park abounds with flora and fauna and features views of Forbes Creek Wetland, Juanita...

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David E Brink

Named after the David E. Brink, the Kirkland parks director responsible for establishing many other...

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Big Finn Hill Park

Big Finn Hill Park is part of the King County Parks system, but luckily for Kirkland, it lies within...

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Heritage Park

Heritage Park is a precious piece of Kirkland history! This park offers expansive views of Lake...

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Houghton Beach Park

Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park lies between Carillon Point and downtown Kirkland along Lake...

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Jasper's off-Leash Dog Park

Jasper's Off Leash Dog Park is a 2-acre fenced off leash dog park located in the Totem Lake area....

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Juanita Beach Park

Newly renovated Juanita Beach is one of Kirkland's most popular parks! Juanita Beach features 1,000...

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Marina Park

Downtown and close to many restaurants and shops, Marina Park features a sandy beach—perfect to get...

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Saint Edward State Park

Saint Edward State Park spans areas of both Kirkland and Kenmore. It offers 316 acres with 3,000...

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Peter Kirk Park and Pool/Lee Johnson Field

Named after Kirkland's city founder, Peter Kirk Park hosts Lake Washington and Juanita High School...

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Watershed Park

Watershed Park is tucked away in south Kirkland like a carefully held secret waiting to be...

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Waverly Beach Park

Waverly Beach Park is a stunning 2.76 lakefront park with 490 lineal feet of shoreline on Lake...

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132nd Square Park

132nd Square Park is a beloved community asset! Located in the Kingsgate area, this lovely corner...

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Water Activities

Kirkland is home to beautiful waterfront parks and beaches with an array of boating activities. Spectacular year-round sunsets reflect the mood of the region and the season.

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