The Gardens at Juanita Bay sponsors the music booth at the Juanita Friday Market in Kirkland. Katie Metzger/staff photo

The Gardens at Juanita Bay sponsors the music booth at the Juanita Friday Market in Kirkland. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Juanita Friday Market offers a taste of summer

Farmers, musicians, beach-goers and more come together for weekly community event in Kirkland.

The Juanita Friday Market in Kirkland is a great place to kick off summer weekends. It officially opened for its 11th season on June 1, and runs through Sept. 28.

The market, located at Juanita Beach Park, brings fresh produce, gourmet food, artisan products and a fun-filled environment to the community from 3-7 p.m. every Friday. It gives residents a chance to eat healthy and shop local.

The market features live music every week, and hosts special events every first and last Friday of the month. This includes upcoming Kid’s Days on Aug. 3 and Sept. 7, along with a Health Fair on July 27, Wellness Fair on Aug. 26 and Harvest Fair on Sept. 28.

The market is sponsored by Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Kirkland Kids Dentistry, Pacific Medical Center, Voya Financial, Antioch MOPS and The Gardens at Juanita Bay.

For more event details, visit www.kirklandwa.gov/JuanitaFridayMarket, or contact Tina Lathia at 425-587-3385 or tlathia@kirklandwa.gov.

Shoppers enjoy the Juanita Friday Market on July 13. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Shoppers enjoy the Juanita Friday Market on July 13. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Susu Rolled Ice Cream is one of the vendors at the Juanita Friday Market in Kirkland. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Susu Rolled Ice Cream is one of the vendors at the Juanita Friday Market in Kirkland. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Market goers walk by a farm stand and the Panda Dimsum food truck. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Market goers walk by a farm stand and the Panda Dimsum food truck. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Locals enjoy the water at Juanita Beach Park, where the Friday farmer’s market is located. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Locals enjoy the water at Juanita Beach Park, where the Friday farmer’s market is located. Katie Metzger/staff photo

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