A thriving atmosphere for business, residents & visitors

We are an organization of over 200 local businesses and hundreds of volunteers, working together to build a vibrant and prosperous region, community, and downtown core.

A thriving atmosphere for business, residents & visitors

We are an organization of over 200 local businesses and hundreds of volunteers, working together to build a vibrant and properous region, community, and downtown core.

Announcements

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Apella 2024

We are excited to announce that the 2024 Apella Weekend will be held on September...
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Local Jobs Board

Click the link to learn about local opportunities! https://emporiamainstreet.com/programs/business/local-job-listings/
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4th Annual Emporia Pride Parade

Of course it would not be pride with out a Parade! Emporia PRIDE Celebration is...
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May Drinkers & Thinkers

Come hangout for the May Drinkers & Thinkers! To discuss your ideas on how to...

Latest articles

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New Incentives to Aid in Building Development

New incentives to aid in redevelopment, and strategies to "right size" buildings Development opportunities are important to the future of the community. Ensuring that existing buildings are utilized can assist...

Spring Flowers: A Touch of Color Can Catch the Customer’s Eye!

Customer attraction is complex in a lot of ways. Identifying a target market and finding effective strategies to reach consumers predisposed to your product or service is tough. However, some...

Event Season is HERE!

It is April, which means event season is HERE. Below, we will cover some of the upcoming events and what you need to know to correctly position your business.April 8- The...

Emporia Main Street Nominated for Best main Street in the Nation-Cast YOUR Vote Today!

A panel of industry experts and editors at USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards has chosen Emporia, KS as a nominee for Best Main Street. The intention of this award is to celebrate...

Vacancy Issues- What Causes Them and What Can We Do About It.

Across the nation we have an issue that impacts our communities: vacancies. Vacant homes, vacant commercial properties, vacant sections of buildings, and areas that aren't utilized in our communities. Vacancies...

Upcoming Events

May 20 - Aug 13 , 2024
Jun 1 , 2024
11 am - Midnight
Jun 1 - Jun 30 , 2024
Jun 11 , 2024
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Jul 13 , 2024
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 14 , 2024
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Latest Social Posts

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This is the Unbound Gravel 200 launch from 2022! Still giving all the goosebumps!!! We are getting excited for the Race and the Unbound Finish Line Celebration on June 1st!!! Time to dust off the cowbells!!!!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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There are lots of new jobs posted in the past few days! Check them out at emporiamainstreet.com/programs/business/local-job-listings/ ... See MoreSee Less

There are lots of new jobs posted in the past few days! Check them out at https://emporiamainstreet.com/programs/business/local-job-listings/

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I didn't know we have a job board for Emporia Kansas that's a nice thing to know

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Our IMpact on Emporia Emporia Main Street's programs have a visible, measurable impact on our community.

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