The eighth annual event features ten days of exclusive food and drinks at restaurants across Lawrence.

Lawrence, KS, January 11, 2022– Lawrence Restaurant Week will take place February 18-27, 2022. Participating restaurants in the eighth annual event plan special menu items for the 10-day event.   

Restaurants will showcase the best of what they have to offer with special menu features. Some will feature fan favorites, and others will have special items or tastings. Diners are sure to find something for every palate, price point, and service style. Diners with special dietary needs will find plenty to enjoy with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free offerings as well.

2021 Lawrence Restaurant Week boasted over 35 participating restaurants and pubs, highlighting a diverse array of exclusive menu items and specially priced meals from appetizers and cocktails to main courses and desserts.

In addition to highlighting Lawrence’s eclectic and expansive dining scene, this year’s event will bring attention and drive donations to the Lawrence Hospitality Workers’ Relief Fund, a program that provides direct aid to local hospitality workers who need it.

Lawrence restaurant owners are committed to following public health and safety guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Downtown Lawrence Inc. created this event in 2014. The Lawrence Restaurant Association took over the event management in 2021 with the support of Downtown Lawrence Inc and eXplore Lawrence. 

Hashtag: #EatLawrence
Facebook: Lawrence Restaurant Week
Instagram: @eatlawrence

2022 Lawrence Restaurant Week Sponsors

  • Presenting Sponsor: Sysco
  • Featured Sponsor: Rademacher Financial, Inc.
  • Proud Supporter: On the Rocks Discount Liquor
  • Friends of Lawrence Restaurant Week: Hedges Real Estate and Lawrence Business Magazine

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Andrea Johnson at (785) 856-5284,

About Lawrence Restaurant Association. The Lawrence Restaurant Association (LRA) is an assembly of commercial restaurant owners, executive chefs, and food industry professionals who work together to develop and promote Lawrence as a dining & drinking destination through collaboration, communication, and community resources.

About Downtown Lawrence Inc. Downtown Lawrence Inc. (DLI) is a not-for-profit membership organization created in 1972 to promote the interests of the Downtown business district. DLI has over 200 members, including individually-owned specialty stores, national retail chains, restaurants, bars, hair salons, and service and professional businesses.

About eXplore Lawrence. eXplore Lawrence represents the travel and tourism industry of Lawrence, Kansas. We attract visitors, conferences, and events to our city.