Best of Lawrence 2018

Best of Lawrence 2018: Coming soon!

Best of Lawrence is an annual people's choice event that honors Lawrence as a community and highlights the businesses, individuals, organizations and ideas that make our community a better place to live.

Have questions? Check out our FAQ page, or email the folks behind the scenes at the Lawrence Journal-World and Sunflower Publishing:

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The Voting

When: 12:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1 to 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Where: Right here, on
How: One vote per category. No daily voting this year. (see our FAQ for more).
Who: All your Lawrence favorites from 2017 will start out on the ballot and we'll be adding more based on your write-ins.

The Magazine

When: Thursday, June 21 (see below).
Where: Locations around Lawrence.
Who can advertise: Anyone! Placing an ad isn't dependent on the ballot and won't affect the results.
How to place an ad: Contact Joanne Morgan at or at 785-832-7264.

The Event

When: Thursday, June 21, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E 6th St.
Tickets: Available soon! Check back for details.
Questions: Contact Allie Sebelius at or at 785-832-6365.
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Best of Lawrence 2017

2017 Results
2017 Magazine