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Kirkland News Room

Come for the Music, Stay for the Market

Bluefish Festival and Juanita Friday Market kick off summer on June 2

Contact: Tina Lathia
Parks & Community Services 

KIRKLAND, Wash. – On Friday, June 2, Juanita Beach Park will be center stage for two community events: the Bluefish Festival and the opening of the Juanita Friday Market.

In its seventeenth year, the Bluefish Festival is a music and arts celebration put on by the Kirkland Youth Council. The event will feature performances by local bands and soloists, artwork on display, other activities and food. The festival will run from 4 to 7 p.m. 

The Juanita Friday Market is a weekly open-air market that is starting its tenth year. The market provides a community gathering place and opportunity to purchase freshly harvested crops, meet farmers, discover unique arts and crafts and enjoy live entertainment. The market will run from 3 to 9 p.m. on every Friday through September 29.

Juanita Beach Park is located at 9703 NE Juanita DR in Kirkland, Washington. For more information about the Bluefish Festival, contact the Kirkland Youth Council at For more information about the Juanita Friday Market, contact Tina Lathia at or 425-587-3385.