Fall Programming

Pumpkins in the Park

Join us in Marina Park for fun fall festivities. Specifically designed for children in costume, this family-friendly fall harvest festival includes carnival games, vendors, sweet treats, a dog costume contest, professional pumpkin carving and more.

Merchant Trick or Treating starts at 1:00 PM at participating stores.

When: October 29, 2022. 10 am -2:00 pm
Where: Marina Park

Winter Programming

Our winter season is highly anticipated. Join the Kirkland Community to celebrate the holiday season. From our light decoration contestant to writing letters to Santa. We want Winter Time to be a magical season for everyone. Join us for Winterfest and our other exciting holiday lineups.

Stay tuned for updates to our holiday programming for 2022.

Winterfest

Celebrate Winter in magical Kirkland with the ultimate tribute to the holiday season.

Winterfest Activities

  • Nightly Tree Lighting
  • Kirkland Winter Market
  • Merchant Decorating Contests
  • Gingerbread House Contestant

When: Dec 3, 2022 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Marina Park

Winter Markets

Our seasonal Winter Market is back, featuring artisanal crafts and delights perfect for holiday gifts and treats.

When: Saturday Nov 5, Nov 19 10 am – 2:00 pm. December dates TBD (Dates coming soon, stay tuned).
Where: Marina Park

Santa Letters

In addition to Winterfest and putting up lights downtown, the Kirkland Downtown Association stations a mailbox downtown for kids to drop off letters to Santa. The best part? Santa replies! Want to join in on the fun and become part of the elves who reply? Make sure you’re on our volunteer list.

Where: Santa’s letter box will be stationed on the SE corner of Lake Street and Kirkland Ave, next to Homegrown.
When: Late November to Christmas Day

Google Lights

A gift to the community right along the Cross Kirkland Corridor, Google and SRM Development have created a wonderland of thousands of colored lights. Kirkland will welcome this nightly celebration with a campus fair including food, petting zoo, carolers, and games. Kirkland’s mayor flips the switch precisely at 5:30 pm.

Where: Google Building C, along the Cross Kirkland Corridor. 747 6th St. S. Bldg C. Kirkland, WA 98033.
When: December 10, 2022 , 5-6:30 pm