Traffic Alert for August 27-29: Kirkland Uncorked

Published on August 23, 2021

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Media Contact:
Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator
Kirkland Parks and Community Services 
(425) 587-3347

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Drivers should expect parking lot and street closures as Kirkland Uncorked returns to the shores of Lake Washington August 27-29, 2021.  The Lakeshore Plaza and auxiliary lot will be closed from Friday, August 27 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, August 29 at 11 p.m.  Access to the garage, limited parking for appointment-based merchant services, and event-displaced accessible parking will be available in the Lakeshore Lot’s north bay. Lakeshore Plaza and Kirkland Ave. from Lake St. to the City dock will be closed from Friday, August 27 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, August 29 at 11 p.m.  Vehicles parked in closed lots or on closed streets will be towed.

The three-day event, hosted by Bold Hat Productions, is a weekend long celebration of world-class Washington wineries which benefits Homeward Pet Adoption Center, one of Washington State’s leading non-profit, no-kill animal shelters. The festival includes a street fair, tasting garden, live music, dog modeling contest, and food truck feast.

Event organizers expect 10,000 attendees will participate in the event. Event goers are encouraged to carpool and plan for their parking in advance. For bus transportation, go to For event information, go to For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community Services, 425-587-3347 or


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