Summer is here in the Pacific Northwest! Looking for something to do while the kids are out of school on these sunny days? Head over to Kirkland, WA and explore the city with your family!
Juanita Friday Market: Fridays Now through September 28, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Located at the beautiful Juanita Beach Park, the Juanita Friday Market offers delicious locally grown fresh produce, beautiful flowers, gourmet food and handmade crafts. The market features live music each week and special events all summer long. kirklandwa.gov
Kirkland Wednesday Market: Wednesdays Now through September 26, 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Shop Kirkland’s vibrant weekly market, bringing local farmers and artisans to Marina Park on Lake Washington. The market features an array of ready-to-eat food, produce, flowers, jewelry, fish, meats, cheeses, honey and handmade goods. kirklandmarket.org
Kirkland Uncorked: July 13 – 15
Enjoy this regional showcase of art, food and wine along the picturesque shores of Lake Washington. The festival features selections from world-class Washington wineries, delectable bites from notable Eastside restaurants and some of the best chefs in the Northwest. For full schedule and ticket information please visit kirklanduncorked.com
Kirkland Classic Car Show: July 29
The 14th Annual Kirkland Classic Car show, is one of the largest car show events on the Eastside. The event will feature more than 600 hot rods and classic cars parked along Marina Park and in downtown Kirkland. Admission is free. kirklandclassiccarshow.org
Junior Softball World Series: July 29 – August 4
Little League Softball brings together the best teams with players’ ages 12 to 14 from around the world every year in beautiful Kirkland. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Junior Softball World Series. The Opening Ceremonies will be held on Sunday, July 29 at Noon and the championship game will be held on Saturday, August 4 at Noon. For more information and the full game schedule please visit littleleaguejsws.org.
Kirkland Summerfest: August 10 – 12
Summerfest is Kirkland’s premier music and arts festival. The weekend-long festival features live musical performances, food trucks, beer and wine gardens, dancing, street performances and family-friendly entertainment. Admission is free. kirklandsummerfest.com
Lesley is the founder and editor of What’s Up NW. Prior to creating WhatsUpNW.com, she was the Seattle city editor for AskMissA.com. For both publications, Lesley has covered fashion shows, openings, and local charity events. She has written numerous articles shining the light on local businesses, encouraging readers to always shop local.