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Mercer Island Outdoor Lighting – Elegance and Community Spirit

Welcome to Mercer Island

Named for the Mercer family of Seattle and beautifully nestled in Lake Washington, Mercer Island combines small-town charm with sophisticated suburban living. Recognized by Business Insider as one of America’s Top 50 suburbs, this unique community is renowned for its beautiful shoreline, public parks, and a charming downtown area. It offers the tranquility of an island retreat with direct access to the urban amenities of Bellevue and Seattle, both just a 5-minute drive away.

Our Services on Mercer Island

At Northwest Outdoor Lighting, we specialize in creating custom lighting solutions that not only highlight Mercer Island’s serene atmosphere and upscale lifestyle but also its vibrant community spaces. Our services include:


Design Appointments

Our skilled professionals provide in-depth Design Consultations to capture your ideas and create a personalized lighting strategy for your property.

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Evening Demonstrations

Immerse yourself in the enchantment with our Evening Light Demonstration, giving you the opportunity to witness the allure and effectiveness of our lighting designs under the night sky.

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Design Schematic

We meticulously craft Design Schematics, ensuring every detail aligns with your aesthetic and functional needs.

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Landscape Lighting Installation

Our expert installation team ensures flawless incorporation of lighting systems into your garden, elevating both the atmosphere and security of your Seattle outdoor area.

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Control from Your Phone

Controlling Your Lights

Embrace innovation with our advanced smartphone-controlled lighting systems, providing Seattle's urbanites the ease of managing their outdoor illumination with a simple tap. Plus, our energy-efficient photocells and timers offer automated adaptability, syncing seamlessly with natural light variations and your dynamic lifestyle.

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Yearly Light System Maintenance Service

Northwest Outdoor Lighting is also committed to the longevity of your investment. Our Yearly Maintenance service ensures your lighting system remains in pristine condition, preserving its beauty and functionality season after season.

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Why We Love Mercer Island

Dynamic Mercer Island Life

Mercer Island’s downtown district, known as Town Center, is a bustling hub where residents enjoy local dining, fitness classes, and shopping. It features boutiques, grocery stores like New Seasons Market and Freshy’s Local Market, and popular coffee shops including Starbucks. This vibrant commercial center is a favorite gathering place for both locals and visitors.

Parks and Recreation

The island is dotted with several public parks and wildlife areas. Luther Burbank Park offers amenities such as a public boat dock, fishing pier, swimming beach, and picnic facilities, while the 113-acre Pioneer Park provides trails for equestrian, bicycle, and hiking enthusiasts. These parks contribute significantly to Mercer Island’s reputation as a place where life’s pace slows down, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities and relaxation.

Community Events and Celebrations

Each summer, Mercer Island hosts its only community-wide festival, the Summer Celebration. Held annually on the second full weekend in July, the festival draws between 20,000 and 30,000 attendees and features parades, music, and fireworks, showcasing the strong community spirit and cultural richness of the island.

Recent Projects on Mercer Island

We have had the privilege of designing and installing outdoor lighting systems for many homes on Mercer Island, including the Mid-Century Modern home, the Lake Washington Villa, and the prestigious Groveland Estate. Each project is a testament to our commitment to enhancing Mercer Island’s charm and residents' quality of life with beautifully designed outdoor lighting.

Illuminate Your Mercer Island Home with Us

Explore how Northwest Outdoor Lighting can transform your Mercer Island property. Visit our Project Gallery to see examples of our work and let us help you illuminate your home with elegance and style. Whether it's enhancing your private residence or a public space, our team is ready to bring your vision to light.

Nearby Areas of Interest

North End

This neighborhood is closest to Seattle and includes the commercial center of Mercer Island, Town Center. The North End is popular for its convenience to the I-90 bridge, making it ideal for commuters to Seattle or Bellevue. It features a mix of residential and commercial properties, including the bustling shopping and dining area.

First Hill

Situated just south of the Town Center, First Hill is known for its beautiful, expansive homes and mature trees. It offers some of the best views on the island, overlooking Lake Washington, Seattle, and the Olympic Mountains.


This central area of the island is predominantly residential, known for its quiet streets and family-friendly atmosphere. It has several parks and schools, making it a popular choice for families.

South End

The South End of Mercer Island is more secluded and rural compared to the rest of the island. It features larger property lots, more open space, and quieter neighborhoods. It’s also home to Pioneer Park, a favorite spot for hiking and horseback riding.

East Seattle

Despite its name, East Seattle is located on Mercer Island. It’s one of the oldest and most diverse neighborhoods, with a mix of architectural styles from classic mid-century to modern waterfront estates. It also has easy access to the water with several public beaches and boat launches.

West Mercer

Known for its stunning waterfront properties, West Mercer runs along the western shore of the island. The homes here often have private docks and spectacular views of Lake Washington and the Olympic Mountains.

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