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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Dueling Pianos & Public Improvement Auction

Tickets on SALE now at: https://emporiamainstreet.com/events/public-improvement-auction-with-dueling-pianos/
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New Merchandise In

Check out our Emporia gear in the office or shop online at: https://emporiamainstreet.square.site/
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Jobs Board

Looking for a new opportunity? looking to expand your staff? Check out our local Jobs...
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Gift Certificates Accepted HERE!

Did you get an Emporia Main Street Gift Certificate over the Holidays? There are tons...

Latest articles

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and your communication strategy is key!

Last year we were still dealing with some COVID related impacts during the Valentine's planning season. This is really the first Valentine's in a couple of years where we can...

Show of Hands Year 2 – A successful entrepreneurial pitch activity is back!

Three years ago, Emporia Main Street had an opportunity to participate in a study by the Brookings Institute. The study focused on the practices of three Main Street programs in...

Fab Lab Update

The Fabrication Lab at Emporia Main Street came online in April of last year, and it has been a wild ride taking the concept to fruition. In the past eight...

2022 Year in Review

Year end reviews are important. We take time to converse with staff, volunteers, and advocates to cover activities on a monthly basis, look at metrics, and determine if we met...

Last Minute Holiday Push

As we get closer to Christmas it is important for businesses to remember that there are A LOT of last minute Holiday Shoppers out there! Having a plan in place...

Upcoming Events

Feb 18 , 2023
5:00pm - 9:30 pm
Mar 9 , 2023
5:30 pm
Apr 15 , 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jun 3 , 2023
11 am - Midnight
Sep 9 , 2023
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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