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Kirkland News Room

Traffic Alert: Kirkland Oktoberfest, September 22-24, Marina Park

Contact: Sudie Elkayssi
Parks and Community Services 

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Commuters should expect traffic delays due to Kirkland Oktoberfest to be held Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24 at Marina Park. The Lakeshore Plaza parking lot and Kirkland Avenue between Lake Street and the City dock will be closed to vehicles from 4:00 a.m. on Friday until noon on Monday.  The City’s boat launch will remain open all weekend, however boaters should expect delays and limited access at Marina Park Dock.

More than 10,000 attendees are expected during the three-day event.  Event website information may be accessed at

Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for their parking in advance.  For public parking, including the Kirkland Municipal Garage, go to For bus transportation, go to

For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department at 425-587-3347 or