The Peter Kirk Municipal Parking Garage has 420 parking spaces and is owned and operated by the City of Kirkland. It is located at the southwest corner of Peter Kirk Park on the corner of Third Street and Kirkland Avenue in downtown Kirkland. The Kirkland branch of the King County Library occupies the top floor of this structure.
Is there free parking available in the garage?
Yes, free 4-hour parking is available on the upper level of the garage (access directly from Third Street) for general use. Free parking for library patrons is available on the surface level, adjacent to the library entrance. The lower level of the garage is reserved for permitted downtown employees only. Please watch for signs that designate specific parking spaces within the garage: 4-hour free, permit only, or e-charging parking stalls.
Is the garage open 24 hours a day?
What if I need to park for a longer period of time?
No. All pedestrian and vehicle entrances and exits close and lock at midnight every night. They reopen daily at 5 a.m. No after-hours vehicle retrieval is available.
The City of Kirkland does not offer long-term parking for downtown patrons; however, more parking options are available with the privately-operated parking lots within Downtown Kirkland. For more information regarding downtown parking, please refer to the downtown parking map
for the location of privately owned lots.
Where else can I park downtown?
Please refer to the city’s parking webpage
for specific information or the Downtown Parking Map
We hope you enjoy your experience in beautiful Downtown Kirkland.