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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Emporia Area Playing Cards

On Sale NOW! Click here for more info: https://emporiamainstreet.com/programs/design/cards/
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Emporia First Friday-April 2

A new art walk every month! check it out at https://emporiafirstfriday.com/
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Schedule Your COVID Vaccine

Visit Lyon County Public Health to see if you are eligible. Click https://publichealth.lyoncounty.org/covid-vaccine-dashboard to visit...
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Wine-O-Bingo is Back at Twin Rivers

Mark your calendars for May 6th! Click https://www.facebook.com/events/283802463205373/ for more information!

Latest articles

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New business trends emerge from the pandemic. What should you keep moving forward?

One of the advantages of Emporia Main Street's affiliation with Kansas Main Street and the National Main Street organization is training. We consistently receive access to high quality data that...

The New Federal Stimulus – what Does it Mean for Your Business?

Smart businesses have accessed governmental and nongovernmental resources to fit their needs during the pandemic. Those resources continue to change, and some dollars are specifically targeted to industry types that...

New Kansas Main Street Incentives.

The reformation of the Kansas Main Street program within the Kansas Department of Commerce promised to provide new technical and financial resources for Main Street communities and members. Everything was...

Emergency Messaging

Three weeks ago we ran into an issue. We needed to contact a number of business and building owners very quickly to communicate an emergency infrastructure issue, but our access...

Spring Cleaning – Getting Ready for Different Types of Business.

We aren't exactly out of winter yet. We are just one week removed from a -32 degree wind chill, but warmer weather is becoming more frequent. With the weather change,...

Upcoming Events

Feb 22 - Apr 12 , 2021
May 1 , 2021
5pm - 10 pm
Jun 5 - Jun 5 , 2021
11 am - Midnight
Sep 11 , 2021
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 25 , 2021
6:30 pm

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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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Local economic impact per year of Emporia Main Street initiatives

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Total investment in Downtown Emporia since 1991

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Number of volunteer hours contributed each year

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