Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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!
DLI Gift Card 2015

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
  • Pair & Pull for People – A Benefit for Ten Thousand Villages

    Friday, February 5th
    Global Cafe
    820 Massachusetts

    Tonight’s event has SOLD OUT! Please follow the Ten Thousand Villages’ Facebook page for future events!

  • “Souper Bowl” Fundraiser at the Lawrence Arts Center

    Saturday, February 6th
    940 New Hampshire

    More than 500 handmade ceramic bowls produced by area artists, community members and students at the Arts Center are sold each February to supports Arts Center visual arts education, and each bowl purchased comes with a complementary fill-up of soup!

  • The Arab Shrine Clowns at The Toy Store!

    Saturday, February 6th
    936 Mass St.

    Break out your rubber noses as downtown becomes clown town! The Toy Store is hosting the Arab Shrine Clowns in-house from 3-5 pm. Click for all the details!

  • Sample Saturday at Au Marche!

    Saturday, February 6th
    931 Mass

    Try before you buy! Come in to Au Marche to sample some of their delectable offerings and find some sweets for your sweet! Click for details.

  • “Say Anything” at the Lawrence Arts Center

    Saturday, February 6th
    940 New Hampshire St.

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Lawrence Arts Center will present a Free State Festival screening of the romantic coming of age film, Say Anything. Click for all the details, including ticket purchase!

  • 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
  • Downtown Parking Pass Expiration Date Extended!

    The City of Lawrence has extended the expiration date of 2015 parking passes to January 31st, 2016. Click for additional details, including the purchase for 2016 passes!

    January 4th, 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
  • Location

    Downtown Lawrence Inc

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

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