There is something for everyone in Lawrence. Festivals, tree lightings, farmers markets, theater performances, Oktoberfest, fireworks, parades, and outdoor concerts are just a few of the diverse community events that take place each year.
Join us for the 5th BBQ & Blues Festival hosted by the Friends of Fort Harrison State Park and the City of Lawrence. This is a free event with admission to the park. $7 for in state vehicles and $9 for out of state vehicles.BBQ & Blues - Music will be provided by John Ford at Noon, Queen Delphine and the Crown Jewels at 1:30 PM, King Bee and the Stingers at 3PM, and Django Knight Music to close from 4pm-5PM. Food trucks begin serving at 11:30 AM