Kirkland is a bustling and vibrant waterfront city with a unique balance of outdoor recreation, local dining, art excursions, and boutique shopping. One of many dog-friendly cities in the region, Kirkland is great for the entire family. Kirkland’s downtown area is boat accessible and pleasant to peruse. Dock or launch your boat at one of two moorages in Downtown Kirkland and enjoy the day riding the waves of Lake Washington. Downtown Kirkland remains a beautiful blend of the new and old, with many new buildings alongside older renovations. Promenades flow down Central Way, Park Lane, and Kirkland Avenue, brimming with lush vegetation and manicured foliage. Just a walk downtown can bring a smile to your day! The Kirkland community is known for events including the Downtown Kirkland Art Walk, Summer Concert Series, Fourth of July Celebration, Uncorked, Summerfest, Oktoberfest, cycling events and runs.