Press contact: Lacey Lybecker
Art, Food and Wine on the Waterfront
July 20-22, 2012
Kirkland Uncorked is a regional showcase of art, food and wine of the picturesque shores of Lake Washington in
Kirkland, WA taking place July 20-22, 2012 at Marina Park (25 Lakeshore Plaza, Kirkland, WA 98033). Benefiting the
Hope Heart Institute, Kirkland Uncorked features artist booths, a boat show and dog modeling contest in the Promenade
and Tasting Garden with grilling demonstrations, wine tasting and live music.
Tasting Garden: Friday, July 20th, 5pm-10pm Promenade: Friday, July 20th, 2pm-8pm
Saturday, July 21st, 1pm-10pm Saturday, July 21st, 11am-8pm
Sunday, July 22nd, 1pm-6pm Sunday, July 22nd, 11am-6pm
Admission to the Tasting Garden:
$25 in advance
$30 at the gate
$15 non-tasting admission
Admission includes a commemorative glass and 10 tasting tokens. Wine is 1-2 tasting tokens depending on price of wine.
Additional tasting tokens are sold for $2.00.
Kirkland Uncorked Tasting Garden: 21+, admission required
Wine Tasting: Sample over 50 Washington wines from 20+ local wineries in the beautiful ambiance of Marina Park.
Guests who find a wine they like can purchase a bottle at special event prices at the Kirkland Uncorked Wine Shop.
Grilling Demonstrations: Demonstrations from regional chefs showcasing summer’s favorite recipes take place on
the Marina Park Beach.
Grill-Off: Saturday at 5:00pm the anticipated grill-off features western Washington top chefs in an all out battle for
Restaurant Sampling: Throughout the weekend, Kirkland-area restaurants sample tastes of their signature dishes.
Entertainment: The Northwest's favorite bands play inside the Tasting Garden to complement your tasting
Kirkland Uncorked Promenade: Free for all ages
Artist Lane: Curated by the Kirkland Arts Center, Artist Lane is alive with art from local, regional and nationally
recognized artists in all mediums.
Arts for All Experience: Kirkland’s arts and culture organizations collaborate to bring guests clay throwing
demonstrations, drawing activities and kids' art.
Boat Show: Kirkland Uncorked showcases some of the hottest boats on the market. Boats will be located at the
marina and are open for public tours.
Cover Dog Contest: CityDog Magazine hosts the annual Cover Dog Model Contest on Sunday at noon. All dogs are
welcome to enter.
Bike Valet: Pedal your bicycle down to the festival and park your two-wheeled ride in the Kirkland Uncorked Bike
The Hope Heart Institute has a 50-year history of revolutionary medical advances and educational curriculums that
make heart disease—America’s No. 1 cause of death—more treatable, beatable and preventable. A portion of all
admission fees collected in the Tasting Garden will directly fund local research and education to fight heart disease.
Information and Tickets:
Visit kirklanduncorked.com to view event details and purchase Tasting Garden tickets, on sale June 4, 2012.