Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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Support your local small businesses! We've got what you need! More than 100 merchants offer thousands of unique options for your shopping and dining adventures! Come explore! Need to shop late? Check out our extended hours!
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Downtown Lawrence Gift Cards!

Were you lucky enough to receive a Downtown Lawrence gift card?! Want to know where you can spend it? Click here for our downloadable map and directory and have a blast shopping and dining in the heart of the City!


Downtown Lawrence Has Something for Everyone!

From Jayhawk jewelry to togs for travel, enchiladas to escargot, downtown can indulge your every whim. The variety among retailers and restaurants is endless, to please shoppers and diners of all ages.

Latest Events
  • First Tuesday Lawrence Farmers’ Market!

    Tuesday, May 3rd
    Library Lawn Plaza – 707 Vermont St.

    The Tuesday edition of the Lawrence Farmers’ Market is back in a new location! Click for details.

  • Tuesday Tastings at The Eldridge Hotel

    Tuesday, May 3rd
    Starts at 6:00pm
    The All American Room – 701 Mass St

    Sniff, swirl and sip wine with friends every month at The Eldridge. This month — Wines of Washington state! Click for all of this month’s details and reservation information!

  • Cinco De Mayo Specials!

    Thursday, May 5th
    Downtown Lawrence

    Click here for the best food and drink specials for Cinco de Mayo!

  • Mother’s Day Specials

    Thursday, May 5th – Sunday, May 8th
    Downtown Lawrence

    Celebrate the mothers in your life with great dining and retail specials this weekend! Click for details.

  • Footprints Final Warehouse Sale!

    Saturday, May 7th
    530 Colorado St.

    This will be the LAST annual Footprints Warehouse Sale! Little advertising is being done for this event, so be sure to mark your calendars!

  • Sally Zogry - DLI Director

    Sally Zogry

    DLI Director

  • Best Small College Town Contest

    We love this city, and we know you do, too. That’s why we need you to help vote and show your support for Lawrence in USA Today’s “10Best” Small College Towns Contest!

    April 15th, 2016
  • The Most Interesting City in the US

    You know the commercials featuring “the most interesting man in the world?” Well, Lawrence is in good company with that guy. You know why? Because we’ve been named as one of the most interesting destinations in the US by! That’s right! Do you know why we were included in this august group? Read more about it here!

    March 29th, 2016
  • We’ve got a groovy kind of city!

    Earlier this week, ReverbPress published its list of “12 Best Hippie Cities For Stressed-Out Progressives” for 2016, and guess who is #3!

    January 7th, 2016
  • Location

    Downtown Lawrence Inc

    Downtown Lawrence, Inc.
    833-1/2 Massachusetts Street
    Phone: 785-842-3883

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