Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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Downtown Lawrence Film Festival: Dinner & A Movie

Library Civic Plaza, 700 block of Vermont

June 25 – Back to the Future
July 9 – Back to the Future II
July 30 – Despicable Me
August 14 – Jurassic Park

7:30pm – Dinner & drinks available from local Downtown food vendors and live entertainment
9:00pm – Movie starts
Click above for all of the info!

City Band Concert

Ongoing Summer Events

Summertime Games at the Watkins
Lawrence City Band Summer Concerts
Summer Brown Bag Concert Series
Final Fridays in Downtown Lawrence
Downtown Lawrence Farmers Market
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Latest Events
  • Sandbar Birthday Block Party

    Aug 07, 08

    A two-night extravaganza celebrating the Sandbar’s birthday, with beer garden, bands, people, and lots of fun!

  • Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week

    September 14 – 20
    Participating Downtown Lawrence Restaurants

    With more than a dozen restaurants celebrating the eclectic restaurant scene of downtown Lawrence, there’s something for every taste. Just bring your appetite and your sense of adventure!
    Click above for more details!

  • Final Fridays In Downtown Lawrence

    Last Friday of each month
    Downtown Lawrence

    On the last Friday of every month, hundreds of people stream in and out of galleries, restaurants, bars and coffee shops in pursuit of art and music. Every month is jam packed with great art! Click above for all the latest info on Final Fridays events!

  • Sally Zogry - DLI Director

    Sally Zogry

    DLI Director

  • Another top honor – best in the state!

    Some folks might think I brag just a bit on our fabulous hometown. But the bragging and attention is well deserved! We just got another top honor – we’re home to the best craft brewery in the state.

    July 21st, 2015
  • 9 Places in Kansas that make the Best Sandwiches ever!

    2 out of the Top 9 Places in Kansas that make the best sandwiches ever are from our very own Lawrence!

    June 23rd, 2015
  • Top 10 Best Small Cities for Educated Millennials

    We made yet another top 10 list! Those of you looking for jobs now that you’re graduating might think about staying here! Click here to see what other cities made the list.

    May 15th, 2015
  • Location

    Downtown Lawrence Inc

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

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