Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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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 listing! Photo by Melissa and Beth Wedding Photography Redeemable at over 120 DLI member businesses! Purchase one here!
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Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week Progressive Preview

Friday, August 28
Select Downtown Lawrence retailers
Get an early taste of Lawrence Restaurant Week.
Find out which of your favorite retailers are pairing with each of our savory restaurants here!


Downtown Lawrence, Inc. is hiring!

Yes, there are lots of Downtown retailers and restaurants hiring now. If you’re in the market for a job come down and check out all of the opportunities. But I am hiring as well! If you are looking for a part time administrative job in the Downtown Lawrence, Inc. office then read on!

Latest Events
  • Winfield House Fall Open House

    Saturday, August 29th
    Winfield House
    647 Massachusetts
    Celebrating Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving! Including decorating demonstrations at 11am & 2pm.

  • 36th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

    Sunday, August 30th
    South Park

    Come one come all to the 36th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival! Food and drink vendors, craft exhibits and so much more at South Park! FREE fun for all ages!

  • Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week

    September 13-19
    Participating Downtown Lawrence Restaurants
    With nearly two 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! More details here!

  • 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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