Traffic Alert for July 30-August 1: Kirkland Summerfest

Published on July 21, 2021

Summerfest at Brink Park

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 Summerfest returns to the shores of Lake Washington July 30 through August 1, 2021.  The Lakeshore Plaza and auxiliary lot will be closed from Friday, July 30 at 4 a.m. to Sunday, August 1 at 8 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, July 30 at 4 a.m. to Sunday, August 1 at 8 p.m.  Vehicles parked in closed lots or on closed streets will be towed.

This three-day event includes a KidZone, night market, musical performances, outdoor entertainment, food, local beers and wines, and interactive activities for all ages. Kirkland Summerfest supports many other local nonprofits including Chump Change Foundation and the Kirkland Downtown Association.

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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