Community Events, Kids' Activities & Live Music
Join us for the 8th annual Tour of Lawrence! This Pro Am cycling event is fun for the whole family.
Come see world class cyclists and have some Unmistakably Lawrence fun.
Friday, July 15 - Downtown
Street Sprints, Kids' Zone & Split Lip Rayfield!
Friday, July 15, 6:30pm - 11pm
Friday night, July 15th, come to 8th and Vermont St. for the Friday Night Street Sprints and enjoy a free Kids Zone with inflatables from 6:30-10 PM. After the Sprints, stay for the FREE LIVE Music with regional music legends, Split Lip Rayfield starting at 8pm.
Location: 8th Street between Vermont and Kentucky Streets
Bounce house and inflatable games sponsored by the Lawrence Central Rotary Club. Live music sponsored by eXplore Lawrence.
Sunday, July 17 - Downtown
On Sunday, June 28th, the Downtown Criterium race brings the racing and fun back downtown to 9th and Mass.
Free Kids' Bike Race
Sunday, July 17
The highlight of the day is the Free Kids' Bike race organized by the Lawrence Bicycle club. Registration for the Kids' Race begins at 9:30 and the Race starts at 11 AM. The Kids Zone will be open from 9AM-12PM. Kid Racers will be divided according to skill and comfort level.
Location: 9th & Massachusetts
Registration 9:30am - 10:45am
Races begin at 11am
There will be a 50 meter race for the tricycle and training wheel crowd,
100 meter race for the two wheel riders
and an accompanied full Criterium lap for the more advanced riders.
The first 300 participants receive a Tour Of Lawrence Medal. All participants receive coupons for a free kid's meal from Ingredient, free frozen yogurt from TCBY, and 20% off admission at Laugh Out Loud, plus a chance to win one of three $100 gift certificates from Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop.
All riders will need to sign a waiver, bring their own wheels and a helmet. No riders will permitted to race without a helmet.
Organized by the Lawrence Bicycle Club
Free Kids' Zone
Sunday, July 17, 9am - 1pm
Bounce house and inflatable games sponsored by the Lawrence Central Rotary Club.