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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Things To Do

Waterfront

When you visualize Kirkland in your mind’s eye, it is almost impossible not to picture the sparkling waters of Lake Washington. Kirkland’s... Read More

Parks

With their lush beauty and generously-offered bits of history, it  has been said that Kirkland’s parks reflect the soul of the City. Visit our... Read More

Outdoors & Recreation

From the serenity of Juanita Bay Park’s wetlands to the forested acres of Bridle Trails State Park and Big Finn Hill Park, Kirkland offers a chance to... Read More

Arts & Culture

Kirkland’s arts scene is sophisticated and international, but also vibrant and whimsical. Art performances, exhibits, classes and galleries are abundant... Read More

Shopping & Markets

Situated within an arm’s reach of Lake Washington and nearby Marina Park, downtown Kirkland offers a unique waterfront shopping experience that cannot be... Read More

Spas And Wellness

Kirkland is a gorgeous lakeside destination perfectly suited to relaxation and rejuvenation. Be reawakened and realigned at one of Kirkland’s luxurious... Read More

Things To Do With Kids

Kirkland features many activities and events designed for the kiddos. Watch a children’s performance at Studio East and have soaring time with... Read More

Day Trips

Kirkland is a convenient base camp for many Northwest adventures. Read More

Nightlife

A veritable playground for adults 21 and over, Kirkland offers a vibrant and spirited nightlife with a smooth connectivity including regions that are entirely... Read More

Events

Find all upcoming Kirkland events here.

Restaurants

A stroll along Kirkland's many tree-lined streets reveals endless opportunities to explore local restaurants with nationally-acclaimed chefs, showcasing the...

Hotels

Kirkland is the perfect base camp for your trip to the Puget Sound region. Centrally located on Lake Washington just 12 east of Seattle, Kirkland borders...

Plan Your Trip

Kirkland is a city and community like no other. Located on the eastern shores of Lake Washington directly across from Seattle, Kirkland is a perfect escape for...