The Kirkland Winterfest Holiday Tree Lighting and Music Festival will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at Marin Park in downtown Kirkland. The event is presented by the Kirkland Downtown Association.
The festival will include performances, carols, kids’ activities, games, Santa arrival, refreshments and food. The annual tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. will mark the beginning of the Winterfest celebration.
Carriage rides will be available, along with pictures with Santa for $10. The pictures will be available in print onsite, as well as a digital copy. The Seahawks game will also be televised at the park starting at 1:30 p.m. Food trucks and vendors will also be available.
Carolers will perform on the Argosy ship and children will be able to sled thanks to snow brought in by Life Church.
As part of the festival, the entire Lakeshore Plaza and Kirkland Avenue up to Lake Street will be closed.
Prior to the festival, the city will celebrate Small Business Saturday with a ribbon cutting for the new art-work on Park Lane, which will also include pictures with Santa and princesses at 11 a.m. in the hallway near Flatstick Pub.
For more information go to http://kirklanddowntown.org/kirkland-winterfest.