Kirkland Traffic Alert: Tree Lighting Ceremony, November 27

Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Tree Lighting Ceremony to be held on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at the Lake Street public parking lot in downtown Kirkland. The following roads will be closed from approximately 2 to 9 p.m.:

  • Northbound and southbound lanes of Lake Street from Central Way to 2nd Avenue South
  • Eastbound and westbound lanes of Kirkland Avenue from Lake Shore Plaza Drive to Main Street
  • Eastbound lane of Park Lane from Lake Street to Main Street

The Lake Street public parking lot is located on the corner of Lake Street and Central Way and will be closed all day. For information places to park in downtown, go to

The Kirkland Downtown Association hosts this event which draws 3,000 participants.  Event hours are 4 to 8 p.m. For event information, go (Select “Calendar”).  For special event permit information contact, Sudie Elkayssi, Special Projects Coordinator, Kirkland Parks & Community Services Department, 425-587-3347.