Annual outdoor festival celebrates art, music, family fun, and community spirit
The streets of downtown Kirkland are about to come alive for Kirkland Summerfest on Friday, August 7th and Saturday, August 8th. This Seafair sanctioned admission-free festival on Kirkland’s waterfront attracts a diverse audience of 50,000 people of all ages to enjoy activities together at this popular arts, music, and culture festival in Kirkland’s picturesque and distinctive downtown setting.
“Kirkland Summerfest puts Kirkland center stage and presents this community at its best. Summerfest is a free event put on by community volunteers, who love to see their neighbors come together to enjoy this great summer tradition.” – Scott Becker, Event Co-Chair
Kirkland Summerfest kicks off at 4:00pm on Friday, August 7th with activities running until 11:00pm in Marina Park including a young artists exhibition, Kirkland Fish Frolic, food trucks, beer garden, and live music from popular bands.
On Saturday, August 8th from 11:00am-11:00pm, the footprint expands to include activities on Park Lane, Kirkland Avenue, Lake Street, and Marina Park, including hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, kids rides, touch-a-truck, duck dash, visual and performance arts, young artists exhibition, Kirkland Fish Frolic, food trucks, beer garden, and live music all day.
Volunteers and donations are still needed to ensure this festival is a big success. Visit www.kirklandsummerfest.com for more information about how to get involved.
Kirkland Summerfest is produced by volunteers and the Kirkland Downtown Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization representing the common interests of Kirkland’s downtown business community.