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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Quarter Mania – This Thursday

Don't miss out! more info at https://emporiamainstreet.com/events/care-packages-for-our-troops/
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Care Packages for Our Troops; Annual Drive Launched!

A BIG thanks to those that participated in the Sweat and Salute Event at Eklund...
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Volunteers Needed for Historic Haunted Tours

Do you LOVE Halloween? Do you love to tell ghost stories? If so, we have...
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No Coast Film Fest THIS WEEKEND

Find out more at https://www.nocoastfilmfest.com/

Latest articles

Quilt Block Paradise Garden

Highlighting our local art history through the quilt block project!

The East-Central Region of Kansas has a rich and diverse history that informs our present. Emporia Main Street works with partner agencies and volunteers to enhance cultural celebrations, create athletic...

4th Quarter Focus – Crunch Time for Businesses.

The last three months of the year are commonly referred to as the 4th Quarter, and as the year nears a close businesses need to close out strong! Depending on...

Supporting the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Entrepreneurship Tax Credits Make Economic Sense with Targeted Delivery.

Emporia Main Street acts as a partner with a statewide group called Network Kansas. The Network Kansas group helps connect businesses in Lyon County with resources like training, loans, network...

A potential redesign of one of downtown’s largest parking lots requires your input!

With limited resources, the City of Emporia continues to invest in improving accessibility in the commercial corridors of the community. Public Works Director Dean Grant submitted a potential redesign of...

Experts, City Officials, Main Street Managers, and Developers from around the state talk through a type of housing that works for communities.

Communities throughout the United States are struggling with housing. Growing communities struggle to acquire land and pay for infrastructure associated with housing developments with local tax dollars. Communities with static...

Upcoming Events

Oct 4 - Dec 1 , 2021
Oct 30 , 2021
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 30 , 2021
11 am - 1 pm
Nov 6 , 2021
8 am - 4 pm
Sep 10 - Sep 10 , 2022
7:00 am - 4:00 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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