About Woodinville

Welcome to Woodinville, Washington, a community of tight-knit neighborhoods and a premier tourist destination in the Northwest. Located about 15 miles northeast of Seattle, Woodinville offers the benefits of a bustling urban center against the backdrop of the picturesque Sammamish River Valley.

Woodinville is known for its wine, tourism industries, and recreation opportunities. There are over 100 tasting rooms for wine, beer, and spirits within City limits. There are bike trails encompassing the City, recently renovated parks and play equipment for children and families and an abundance of events, programs and entertainment hosted by local community and business organizations.

On March 31, 1993, Woodinville was formally incorporated as a city. Woodinville has a Council-Manager form of governance, with seven elected Council Members responsible for policy and the overall strategic direction of the City. Woodinville's Mayor and Deputy Mayor are members of Council chosen by their Council peers to serve in leadership roles. Woodinville's City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for the day-to-day management of City services and affairs.

Two people toast with glasses of wine at a Woodinville wine tasting room