Photo by:Krista Roesinger
Points of Interest in the Downtown Kirkland Area
2245 Carillon Point
Collage is an artist's cooperative and has some of the best locally made frills in the Northwest. They offer unique gifts at affordable prices, and specialize in hand painted children's furniture. Collage also carries jewelry, home accessories, a complete greeting card section, and an outstanding selection of baby gifts.
120 Park Lane, #D
With over 4,000 square feet of gallery space, their gallery offers one of the largest collections of fine art in the Seattle area. You'll find over 50 regional and nationally acclaimed artists who show with the gallery on a regular basis, including works in oil, acrylic, watercolor and bronze.
Kirkland Arts Center Gallery
620 Market Street
The Kirkland Arts Center Gallery was founded in 1962 by the Creative Arts League, a group of artists and citizens interested in providing local opportunities in the arts and concerned about the preservation of a Kirkland landmark, the Peter Kirk Building. For over 45 years, the KAC has owned and maintained this historic structure and transformed it into an exhibition gallery, community arts studio and education facility. They provide artists and art lovers of all ages the opportunity to work together, build creative skills, and broaden their knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts by offering classes, workshops, gallery exhibits and special events.
Kirkland Performance Center ArtStage Gallery
350 Kirkland Avenue
Kirkland Performance Center's ArtStage Gallery allows local, regional and national visual artists to show their work to KPC's theater patrons, featuring a new artist each month. ArtStage Gallery is a cooperative project with Kirkland Arts Center.
107 Park Lane
Lakeshore Gallery holds a place as one of the country's top 100 craft galleries. The gallery offers handcrafted work in glass art, clay, fiber, wood, jewelry and metal.
130 Park Lane
Artist-owned Parklane Gallery has been a touchstone for artists and fine art lovers since 1991. With a dedicated group of forty-plus established and emerging artists, Parklane brings new and original works to the Kirkland and Seattle fine arts community each month.
Thomas D. Mangelsen's Images of Nature Gallery
108 Central Way
One of the world's top natural wildlife photographers, Tom Mangelsen's photographs are displayed right here in Kirkland. His work is available in limited edition prints, fine art posters, art cards, calendars, books, and even puzzles.
Kirkland Performance Center
350 Kirkland Ave
Designed by Becker Architects, the 402-seat maroon-and-beige theatre is spacious, yet retains an intimate feel. The farthest seat is just 13 rows - 40 feet - from the stage; the steep rake of the house provides excellent sightlines throughout the theatre. KPC hosts a wide range of arts disciplines, including classical music, jazz, modern dance, ballet, musical theatre, drama, comedy and more.
International Ballet Theatre
507 6th Street South
International Ballet Theatre (IBT) offices are located in Kirkland. The IBT was founded in 2001 by artistic director, Vera Altunina, Ballet Master and choreographer from the State Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia. IBT is committed to the preservation of classical ballet repertoire and presents productions that reflect traditional as well as original choreography.
Parkplace Cinema 6
3th & Central
Kirkland's cinema is located in Parkplace, hosting as many as 9 movies a week. Open every day.
David E. Brink Park
555 Lake Street South
This quiet, romantic park lies within walking distance of downtown Kirkland and features 660 lineal feet of shoreline. The park includes an extended dock, picnic tables and benches. Open all year, dawn to dusk.
Houghton Beach Park
5811 Lake Washington Boulevard
Located on Kirkland's Lake Washington waterfront, swimmers, sunbathers and fishermen alike enjoy the 75-foot dock. There's also a non-motorized boat launch for canoeing and kayaking, as well as a popular playground for kids and plenty of picnic tables from where you can see the Seattle skyline and the Olympic Mountains on a clear day. Open all year, dawn to dusk.
Juanita Bay Park
2201 Market Street
Interpretive tours of local wildlife are offered on a regular basis to explore these 110 acres of preserved wetlands and marshes, or you can come on your own. The park provides habitat for songbirds, waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds, amphibians, turtles, beavers and other small mammals. Experience extraordinary views of Forbes Creek Wetland, Juanita Beach and Juanita Bay. Open all year, dawn to dusk.
25 Lakeshore Plaza
Downtown and just steps away from many restaurants and shops, Marina Park features a sandy beach, public marina, open-air pavilion and magnificent views. The park encircles Moss Bay and provides access to 695 lineal feet of waterfront on Lake Washington. Open all year.
Peter Kirk Park
202 Third Street
Situated between Parkplace Shopping Center and downtown Kirkland's shops and restaurants, Peter Kirk Park offers something for everyone. Recreational features include a skate park, baseball, play ground, basketball, swimming and tennis. A web of paved footpaths encircles the park and links the parking structure to each of the amenities. Park area open all year.
Spas & Salons in the Downtown Kirkland Area:
Bella Sirena Boutique Salon
218 Kirkland Ave
Belle Sirena provides expert beauty services. Conveniently located in Downtown Kirkland, they offer the finest in personal haircare & skincare for women, men, and teens. Haircare services include cut, color, texture and special occasion, and they feature Aveda salon products. Spa services include facials and waxing.
Derma Vita Medi Spa
11 Lake Street
Dermavita MediSpa combines the art of esthetics and the science of medicine to provide you with the most advanced treatments and skin care products available today. Their continued research and education about new technologies will assure client satisfaction and great results. Services include skin care, hair removal, massage therapy, even permanent makeup.
Enchante Day Spa and Salon
623 Market St
Receive desirable, long-lasting, beneficial and therapeutic results for your skin and body health. Enchante's highly trained professionals create truly unforgettable and unique experience, by attending to your every need. Their services include skin care and body treatments, skin analysis, nutrition and home care advice, body detoxification, massage therapy, makeup, hair removal, and hair and nail care.
Holly James Salon and Spa
Unwind in the classy, inviting, and comfortable atmosphere. Holly brings 12 years of hair experience and style to Parkplace. She has built a team of experts to provide hair, massage, esthetics, and natural nail services. Come in and take time for yourself.
Lotus Salon & Spa
268 Central Way
The underlying theme of the Lotus Salon & Spa is based on the Asian culture, exploring its roots in simplicity, purity and natural beauty. Their team possesses a high level of experience, education and professionalism. They offer hair design, hair removal, skin care, massage and body treatments, hand and foot treatments, services for men, and facial acupuncture.
Soul Ease Holistic Yoga Spa
114 Central Way
A place to learn, a place to grow, a place to heal... At Soul Ease Holistic Yoga Spa they have created a unique, dynamic wellness facility in an upscale spa environment. Their holistic philosophy and service menu emphasize an interconnected awareness between the mind, body, and spirit. Services include massage therapy, skin therapy, nail care, body treatments, foot rituals and detox spa, and acupuncture.
Spa at the Woodmark
1200 Carillon Point
The Spa at the Woodmark is a full-service day spa located on the beautiful shores of Lake Washington. Through expert services and a full menu of treatments, their day spa provides you with complete relaxation for the body and total escape of the mind. Let the day spa professionals tend to your well-being by combining the finest in pure ingredients and nurturing body techniques. Services include skin care, body treatments, hydrotherapy, massage, manicures and pedicures, and tinting and waxing.