Explore art galleries, studios and creative businesses on downtown Kirkland real estate each second Friday of every month. From 5 to 8 p.m. doors will be open encouraging art enthusiasts to stroll along on this self-guided tour. Art stimulates the senses and the second Friday's evening activity is perfect for dates nights and outings with family and friends. The Art Walk provides quite the inspiration for aspiring youthful artists and those who are simply young at heart. And, for those newly dating, the laid back atmosphere of the Kirkland Art Walk is a perfect setting to ease any first or second date awkwardness.

During the stroll visit various Kirkland real estate establishments showcasing a variety of art genres. There is always something new at The Parklane Gallery with their ever changing exhibits. The Howard/Mandville Gallery boasts one of the larger collections in the Puget Sound area near King County homes. Here guests will find sculptures, paintings and other works of art by locally and nationally acclaimed artists. Interested parties may even get their portrait painted while they wait at Crush Footwear. And, whimsical reality contrasts within itself on display at The Grape Choice. Live music can be heard throughout downtown providing a friendly fun ambiance to be enjoyed by all.

Participating in an art walk is a great way to get out and about learn about the local community. Map it out and mark every second Friday on the calendar for the Kirkland Art Walk, and make it a monthly excursion.