Light Up Kirkland

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Attention: Due to this week's wet weather and forecast for continued heavy rain and associated safety concerns, the Light Up Kirkland event on December 9, 2023 is canceled. Today's site visit showed that the ground is saturated, meaning many of our light displays would be in standing water and would be unsafe. This cancellation includes Cocoa with the Council, all school music performances, food vendors, and craft activities. 

However, we're still bringing a bit of festive cheer to you! The bonfire will continue with an updated shortened time from 5:10 pm to 5:30 pm to coincide with a special visit from the Argosy cruise Christmas Ship, which will provide musical entertainment from the water. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. At this time, there are no plans to reschedule this event. 



Light Up Kirkland is a magical event in Kirkland. New for 2023 - join us at Marina Park in downtown Kirkland.

Have some “Cocoa and cookies with the Council” and then take a stroll through the park to view a winter wonderland of lights, followed by a bonfire on the beach and music from local students. Argosy Cruises will swing by with their Christmas Ship and provide more musical entertainment from the water. This event is free. 

Questions? Call 425-587-3336 

For public transportation, please consult the King County Metro Trip Planner for exact routes and times.


  • Saturday, December 09, 2023 | 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM


Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive, Kirkland, 98033, View Map

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