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.



New Business Opening

Mi Chavelita will open January 16th!

Where Can I Use My Gift Certificates?

Emporia Main Street Gift certificates can be used at a variety of local businesses. President’s...

Newman Regional Healthcare Staff Receive Gift.

All staff at Newman Regional Health were gifted a $10 gift certificate to Radius Brewing...
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GEADRF Grant Recipients

Thank you to everyone that has and continues to donate to this fund. For more...

Latest articles


New resources come online to support businesses repairing buildings, or evolving through the pandemic.

Emporia Main Street is always on the lookout for new funding opportunities to assist local businesses. There are three programs that we are going to highlight in this e-news.The Kansas...

Do You Want To Get More Involved?

Did your New Year's resolution include getting more involved in your community? Here are some simple ways you can utilize Emporia Main Street to start volunteering: Projects-Emporia Main Street always...

2020 – We still did some AWESOME things!

At the beginning of 2020, we were excited about the year to come. It seemed like every major event fell perfectly on the calendar. Businesses were expanding. Developments were in...

The Last Minute Holiday Push.

We are down to the Christmas season home stretch. The big day is Friday, the 25th, and all of you can check your calendar to see how close that day...

Brookings Study

Several months ago, Emporia was selected as one of three communities to participate in a rural economy/community study through the Brookings Institute. The Brookings research team was directed to Emporia...

Upcoming Events

Nov 3 - Feb 28 , 2020
Jan 13 - Feb 1 , 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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We are happy to announce that Lyon County is moving in to Phase 2 of our COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Plan. We will now begin vaccinating people 65 and older, as well as those eligible in Phase 1. We will be holding a mass vaccination clinic on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 9am to 6pm at the Bowyer Building at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.

As vaccine doses are limited, people wanting to be immunized must schedule an appointment to be vaccinated. To make an appointment, please visit hipaa.jotform.com/210193664588161

For those who are unable to schedule an appointment for Friday’s clinic, FHCHC and Lyon County Public Health will continue to host mass vaccination clinics in the future as more vaccine is made available to Lyon County.
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