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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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Mulligan for Main Street Benefit Golf Tournament.

This year has caused Emporia Main Street to cancel a number of our public events—mainly...
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Social Distancing Signs – FREE to Members

With the help of KVOE and the Lyon County Disaster Relief Fund, we worked with...
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Take Survey for a chance to win $50 in Main Street Bucks!

We are trying to help local businesses figure out what helps shoppers feel safe. If...
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Emporia Main Street Voted Best Non-Profit in Reader’s Choice Awards

The Emporia Gazette’s Readers Choice Awards is a contest where readers choose their favorite restaurants,...

Latest articles

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A New Tool to Help Local Businesses and the “Gig” Economy.

Emporia Main Street communicates with other similar programs far outside of our region on a fairly consistent basis. Our emphasis on finding "like" communities, or areas that were once like...

Consumer Preferences – Round 3.

Emporia Main Street has obtained consumer preference information in relation to COVID response on three separate occasions. These responses can help business and organizations determine best practices as we continue...

Back to Business – Kansas Dept. of Commerce Releases Grant info for Businesses & Non Profits.

The Kansas Department of Commerce released information concerning COVID Relief Grants for businesses and nonprofits in the following categories ( you can apply for grants in multiple categories ): Small Business Working...

Back to School – What Should Businesses Expect during COVID-19?

Like everything else in 2020, Back to School is going to look a lot different. Emporia hosts K-12, along with Flint Hills Technical College and Emporia State University. From a...

Welcome Back Block Party & Moonlight Madness to Combine.

We are mixing things up a bit for two of our late summer events! Due to current circumstances we have decided to combine our Welcome Back Block Party and Summer...

Upcoming Events

Sep 26 , 2020
This Event Has Been Canceled
Nov 7 - Dec 4 , 2020

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All the Vibes! Dynamic Discs has donated this awesome players pack to give out! head over to the NTW Pay It Forward page and nominate someone to win!!!!Time to Pay it Forward!!!! Dynamic Discs has donated this awesome players pack to make someone’s week! Nominate someone to win in the comments below! We will draw tomorrow afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less

All the Vibes! Dynamic Discs has donated this awesome players pack to give out! head over to the NTW Pay It Forward page and nominate someone to win!!!!

We are signing people up for this year's Start Your Own Business Class! Now is the time to plan your next venture or business expansion. In the middle of every disruption is the best time to bring innovation, and the SYOB Class has a history of helping entrepreneurs succeed. Thanks to a generous donation from ESB Financial, classes are just $100, but there are only 12 class spots available. Sign up yourself, or encourage that budding entrepreneur in your life to sign up TODAY at emporiamainstreet.com/programs/business/start-your-own-business/ ... See MoreSee Less

We are signing people up for this years Start Your Own Business Class! Now is the time to plan your next venture or business expansion. In the middle of every disruption is the best time to bring innovation, and the SYOB Class has a history of helping entrepreneurs succeed. Thanks to a generous donation from ESB Financial, classes are just $100, but there are only 12 class spots available. Sign up yourself, or encourage that budding entrepreneur in your life to sign up TODAY at https://emporiamainstreet.com/programs/business/start-your-own-business/

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