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Expect traffic delays during Kirkland tree lighting on Saturday

Santa Claus gives hugs during the downtown Kirkland Tree Lighting Ceremony in Kirkland in years past. - File photo
Santa Claus gives hugs during the downtown Kirkland Tree Lighting Ceremony in Kirkland in years past.
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Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Holiday Tree Lighting to be held on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The following roads will be closed and detours will be in place from 12:30-9 p.m.:

· Lake Street South between Central Way and 2nd Avenue South

· Kirkland Avenue between Lakeshore Plaza Drive and Main Street

The annual event will include the tree lighting, a visit from Santa, live music, bonfires, gingerbread house competition, and other holiday activities. For event information, go to www.explorekirkland.com (select “Events”).

For permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects coordinator, City of Kirkland Parks & Community at 425-587-3347.

 

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