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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Happy Pride Month

Posters and stickers available in the office!
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Great American Market Registration Open

Click the link to register: https://emporiamainstreet.com/events/great-american-market/
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22-23 Investor Drive

Time to sign up! For more info, click: https://emporiamainstreet.com/join/become-a-member/
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City Fireworks

The City of Emporia’s Fourth of July fireworks are scheduled for Sunday, July 3, 2022....

Latest articles

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Imaginarium to be Next Business in Emporia Main Street Incubator Space

Emporia, KS – The Incubator Space at Emporia Main Street will be filling up soon with engineering materials, robotics, and science supplies for kids to tinker with. Founded by two certified teachers,...

Emporia Main Street RECEIVES 2022 MAIN STREET AMERICA ACCREDITATION

Emporia Main Street has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of...

The 22-23 Membership Year is HERE!

New Year, New Name and Things Are Looking Up! Time to register. As we move into another year for our community and Emporia Main Street, we say things are “Looking...

Unbound Gravel Slate of Activities.

The basics about scheduling and activities this week for the Unbound Cycling event. A lot of people have asked about various elements of the Unbound Gravel event over the past...

Information from the Main Street Now Conference that we can use in our region.

It has been two years since Main Street America was able to host their national conference due to pandemic protocols. Staff and volunteers were able to attend this year's Main...

Upcoming Events

Jul 15 , 2022
5 pm - 10 pm
Jul 20 - Jul 20 , 2022
11:30 am - 1pm
Sep 10 , 2022
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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