Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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July 4th Holiday Hours & Closings

July 4th Holiday Hours & Closings
Click here for more information on who’s open this 4th of July in Downtown Lawrence!


Dinner & A Movie – 2016 Schedule

June 17th, July 8th, & August 12th
7:30 Dinner & Live Entertainment // 9:00 Movie
707 Vermont Street

Dates announced for Summer 2016! Click for all the details.

Latest Events
  • Kaw-Boom Festival

    Monday, July 4th
    Burcham Park (on the Kaw River)
    Join us for a party in Burcham Park on July 4th! Click here for all the details!

  • 57th Annual Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale

    Thursday, July 21st
    Sunup to sundown, rain or shine
    Massachusetts Street

    One of the biggest events of the summer! Click for all the details.

  • Final Fridays In Downtown Lawrence

    Last Friday of each month
    Downtown Lawrence

    This monthly event features art and artists from your community. Click for this month’s events!

  • Olympic Relay & Celebration

    Wednesday, July 27th
    Watkins Museum of History – 1047 Mass

    The Watkins will be opening their new exhibit about Douglas County Olympians with the only way to begin an Olympics…with a torch relay! Click for details.

  • Downtown Lawrence Farmers’ Market

    Tuesdays & Saturdays
    Times vary by day and season
    Downtown Lawrence

    Click for details on your weekly farmers’ markets! Tuesdays 4-6pm @ 707 Vermont and Saturdays 7-11am @ 824 New Hampshire.

  • Sally Zogry - DLI Director

    Sally Zogry

    DLI Director

  • Lawrence City Band Summer Concert Series

    Wednesdays from May 25th – July 13th
    Shows begin at 8:00pm
    South Park – 1141 Mass

    This concert series is free and open to the public! Click for full details.

    May 25th, 2016
  • Brown Bag Concert Series

    Thursdays through July 28th
    US Bank Plaza – 900 Mass

    Every Thursday in June & July, catch a concert on Mass St. during the lunch hour! Click for full details.

    May 20th, 2016
  • Olympic Game Wednesdays at the Watkins Museum

    Every Wednesday in June (8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th)
    Watkins Museum of History – 1047 Mass

    A free drop-in series for kids age 2+ and their families. Click for details.

    May 19th, 2016
  • Location

    Downtown Lawrence Inc

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

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