Mother Earth News Fair

Mother Earth News Fair

Mother Earth News Fair



Lawrence, Kan. | Watson Park | Oct. 12-13, 2013

727 Kentucky St.
Lawrence, Kan. 66044
Saturday Fair hours: 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sunday Fair hours: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

About the FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS are fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle events. The Lawrence FAIR features practical, hands-on demos and workshops:

  • Renewable energy
  • Small-scale agriculture
  • Gardening
  • Green building and more

We hand-select local and national exhibitors to bring you the best in:

  • Organic food and drink
  • Books and magazines
  • Tools and seeds
  • Clothing and more

Watson Park is located in the heart of downtown Lawrence, surrounded by dozens of locally owned restaurants and businesses. The park is located 40 miles west of Kansas City and 25 miles east of Topeka, only 3 blocks from the Kansas River.

Only service animals are permitted on the fairgrounds. No pets, please.


One Day Tickets
Pre-order: $18
(Price at the gate: $25)

Weekend Tickets
Pre-order: $25
(Price at the gate: $35)

Two Weekend Passes and 2013 Archive DVD: $50
Order the complete MOTHER EARTH NEWS Archive DVD 1970-2012 (a $59.95 value) and get two Full Weekend Passes to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Lawrence, Kan., Oct. 12-13, 2013, for FREE! You’ll save $70!

VIP Tickets: $200

VIP Tickets include:

  • Guaranteed front row seats at all workshops
  • Access to our VIP lounge, featuring a chef-prepared gourmet breakfast and lunch along with all snack and breakfast service on both Saturday and Sunday PLUS an opportunity to mingle with many of our speakers and special partners
  • The complete Mother Earth News Archive on DVD (a $59.95 value)
Please note: Only 100 VIP tickets are available for each event!

All tickets will ship at least four weeks out from the first day of the event.

If you have any questions, please call our customer care staff at 1-800-234-3368.


Watson Park is located approximately 45 minutes west of Kansas City. It is easily accessible off of I-70. Kansas City International Airport is the nearest metropolitan airport.

  • From I-70 Exit 204, Lawrence: Turn left onto N. Second St. Turn right onto W. Sixth St. Watson Park will be one block ahead on your left.


Clinton State Park (Cabins and camping) – 785-842-8562

The Oread Hotel – 785-843-1200

Eldridge Hotel – 800-527-0909

Days Inn – 800-225-3297

Hampton Inn – 785-841-4994

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