The free pass encourages exploration in Lawrence, Kansas

LAWRENCE, KS  –  eXplore Lawrence, the official tourism organization for Lawrence, is thrilled to announce the launch of the Lawrence Summer of Fun pass. This innovative and mobile-friendly pass is designed to inspire residents and visitors to discover and enjoy an array of family-friendly attractions, recreation, shopping, and treats throughout Lawrence.

The Lawrence Summer of Fun Pass offers a convenient and free way for families to embark on a summer adventure in Lawrence. By simply checking in at participating locations, pass users can earn points that can be redeemed for exciting prizes. Prizes include Lawrence Summer of Fun buttons and sticker sheets, Lawrence coloring books, Unmistakably Lawrence bucket hats, and even sweepstakes entries to win a Lawrence Summer of Fun getaway package.

“We are delighted to introduce the Lawrence Summer of Fun Pass, providing a platform for families and individuals to engage with the diverse offerings in our unmistakable city," said Kim Anspach, Executive Director at eXplore Lawrence Inc. "This pass encourages exploration, rewards participation, and adds an extra element of excitement to summer activities in Lawrence."

In addition to the opportunity to earn prizes, the Lawrence Summer of Fun Pass grants exclusive access to special offers available at participating locations.

The Lawrence Summer of Fun pass is the newest addition to eXplore Lawrence’s collection of Lawrence Passports. Previously, the Lawrence Bucket List pass captivated residents and visitors, and the ongoing Kaw Valley Craft Pass showcases the wineries and breweries in Douglas County.

“By introducing the Lawrence Summer of Fun pass, eXplore Lawrence aims to foster a sense of community engagement, encourage exploration, and showcase the exceptional attractions and experiences that make Lawrence a premier destination,” added Anspach. “We invite everyone to join us this summer in creating unforgettable memories and discovering the best of what our city has to offer.”

For more information about the Lawrence Summer of Fun pass and to start your summer adventure, please visit Stay updated on the latest news and promotion by following @explorelawrence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

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About eXplore Lawrence

eXplore Lawrence represents travel and tourism in Lawrence and Douglas County. We are dedicated to creating economic development by attracting visitors, events, and conventions to our city.


Andrea Johnson, eXplore Lawrence

Andrea Johnson Director of Marketing & Communications