Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Welcome to Downtown Lawrence
The Heart of the City
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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
  • Be Ours – Valentine’s Specials & Special Events!

    Share the love in Downtown Lawrence.
    It’s all going on in the Heart of the City!
    We’ll keep adding events as details become available.

  • BIlly the Squirrel Reunion Show

    Friday, February 12th
    1016 Mass st.

    Billy the Squirrel reunite after a 4 year hibernation to play Fatso’s. Click here for more event details.

  • Four Week Calligraphy Workshop at Ruff House Art

    Beginning Wednesday, February 17th
    729 Mass

    4-week class starts Wednesday, February 17, taught by the uber talented Cathy Ledeker! Click for all the details and a registration link!

  • Women in the Field

    Thursday, February 18th
    6:30pm – 10:00pm
    8 East 6th St.

    This fundraiser for Sunrise Project will highlight women who work in the food system. Reservation required, click here for more details.

  • Third Thursday Dinner at The Roost

    Thursday, February 18th
    920 Mass St.

    Join The Roost for a four course Moroccan inspired meal prepared by Brad McKellip and Russell Steele. Click here for full reservation and event details can be found on the Facebook event page.

  • Sally Zogry - DLI Director

    Sally Zogry

    DLI Director

  • 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
  • Get Downtown for the Holidays!

    Downtown Lawrence is your place for good stuff. With more than 100 retail merchants offering thousands of unique options, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for.
    Need some ideas? Check out the link above to get in the holiday mood and explore Downtown Lawrence!

    December 15th, 2015
  • Top 70 Bucket List – We’re on it!

    Downtown Lawrence is honored to be selected by Kansas! magazine as one of their Top 70 Bucket List experiences in the state!

    December 7th, 2015
  • Location

    Downtown Lawrence Inc

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

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