Thank you for submitting your event
to ExploreKirkland.com. For events to be considered for a listing on the website and in the monthly Kirkland Events Guide, they must occur in Kirkland and be intended to attract visitors from outside of Kirkland.
Please submit events by the 15th of the month prior to
the month of the event to be included in monthly events
A permit is required for any fair,
festival, concert, performance, show, parade, run, walk,
bike, or other publicly attended activity, which is to
be held in whole or in part upon publicly owned property
or public right-of-way, or if held wholly upon private
property, will nevertheless affect or impact the
ordinary and normal use by the general public of public
property or public rights-of-way within the vicinity of
Type of Permits
* Special Event Permit – for major events that cause the
closure or limited use of streets, sidewalks, public
parking, parks or other public venues normally
accessible by the general public.
* Park Use Permit – for parades, athletic events or
other events that occur exclusively in city parks and do
not include on-site sales of any kind.
* Community Program Permit – for activities of an
on-going nature which are open to the public and
provided free of an admission charge, such as a weekly
farmer’s market or performing arts series.
More information on required permits can be found at kirklandwa.gov/specialevents