Busker Fest

Enjoy the wonder, dazzle, and fun of street buskers in Downtown Lawrence. 3 days of enjoyment for the entire family, from jugglers, to acrobats, to sky high unicycles. Event put […]

Kaw River Roots Festival

The Kaw River Roots Fest returns to Downtown Lawrence! Celebrate incredible roots music, local food and drink, with multiple stages at Abe & Jake’s Landing and Lucia. Kids 12 & […]

Midsummer Night on Mass

Midsummer Night on Mass is a celebration of Downtown Lawrence. Take advantage of great deals that the downtown shops, restaurants, and drinking establishments offer for this event only. Stroll the […]

Free State Festival

Lawrence Arts Center 940 N. Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Kansas State Fiddling & Picking Championships

South Park 1141 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas

A 42-year tradition that is held in Downtown Lawrence. Spend a day listening to the best fiddlers and pickers in the region while taking in all the festivities.  

Rev it Up Hot Rod Street Fest

This Lawrence tradition showcases the full spectrum of hot rods, from vintage vehicles to modern muscle. There is plenty of live music, food vendors, activities for children, and plenty of […]

Art in the Park

This two-day event showcases local and regional artists in the beautiful setting of South Park. You can stroll and explore hundreds of booths while enjoying food vendors, fun for the […]

Zombie Walk 2024

Gather at South Park; walk down Massachusetts Street at sundown Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/170636906324890 A true night of the Living Dead. Community members of all ages outdo themselves with fabulous costumes […]

Downtown Trick or Treat

Thousands of community members of all ages flock to the streets of Downtown Lawrence as participating businesses hand out treats, starting at 5 pm. The costumes and props are beyond […]

Santa Rescue and Holiday Light Ceremony

Located at the corner of 9th and Massachusetts Street, Weaver's Department Store  This official kick-off to the holiday season is a Lawrence tradition. Large crowds gather to see Santa safely […]

Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade

This Downtown Lawrence tradition truly rings in the Christmas spirit as horse drawn entries from all over the region, adorned with Christmas regalia, parade down Massachusetts Street. The sidewalks are […]

Kansas Craft Brewers Expo

Attendees enjoy sampling the finest craft beers from 40-plus Kansas breweries in the impressive setting of Abe & Jake’s landing. The experience includes food vendors, selfie station, merchandise shop, souvenir […]

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