Sandbar Block Party
Friday, August 11
5 p.m. Beer Garden opens
7 p.m. Kim & the Quakes
9:30 p.m. Sellout!
Saturday, August 12
1 p.m. Sandbar opens
5 p.m. Beer Garden opens
5:30 p.m. Thunderkat
7:30 p.m. Heavy Petty
9:30 p.m. Disco Dick & the Mirrorballs
Join us for our annual party!
Our annual birthday celebration made the Best of Lawrence’s Top 10 list as a best annual event!
Party with us one night or both, but don’t miss this Downtown Lawrence tradition that began in 2009. We close the street in front of the Sandbar, bring in a stage and five bands, and set up a beer garden where you can enjoy all your favorite Sandbar drinks.
Captain Jack Sparrow and his sidekick Barbossa will make an appearance on Saturday night, and we’ll also have an inflatable slide for the kids.
Free concerts and family-friendly fun
$5 cover charge to enter the beer garden (must be 21 or older)
8th and New Hampshire Streets in Downtown Lawrence
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