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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Holiday Gifts for Teachers & Staff

Send the gift of LOCAL this Holiday Season and let us make the delivery for...
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Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Tickets on sale now! Visit https://emporiamainstreet.com/events/carriagerides/ for more info and to purchase tickets.
Quarter Mania

Quartermania is BACK!

Get your quarters ready for an event that's a mix of bingo and auction! Join...
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Give the Gift of LOCAL!

Gift the Gift of Local this Holiday Season with Emporia Main Street Gift Certificates! Redeemable...

Latest articles

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Downtown Emporia Looking Merry and Bright

Local Organization, Foundation and City Government Collaborate on Holiday Décor Refurbishment project. Emporia, KS – As another Holiday season fast approaches, Emporia Main Street, The City of Emporia, and the...

The Holidays are HERE!

Your guide to some of the holiday events in Emporia! Thanksgiving week snuck up on a lot of us, and after Thanksgiving we hit a stretch run of fun activities...

Customer Service: It’s Kinda A BIG Deal!

Some reminders as we approach peak holiday shopping season. The defining characteristic for small businesses is often service. I know that may seem unfair as large retail operations force self...

Are You Maximizing Your Space?

An internal space inventory can help your business save on some static costs and drive more income streams! Successful businesses today are focused on the numbers. Costs of materials and shipping...

National Emerging Business Trends

Growing opportunities for entrepreneurs. he National Main Street Center collects data from a variety of sources to highlight growth opportunities for Main Street businesses. National Program Officer, Matt Wagner, provided some...

Upcoming Events

Dec 1 - Dec 22 , 2022
December 1, 8, 15, and 22 @ 5 pm - 8 pm
Dec 8 , 2022
5 pm - 10 pm
Dec 15 , 2022
5:30 pm Doors Open / Bidding Starts at 6:00 pm
Apr 15 , 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sep 9 , 2023
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Looking for that perfect Holiday Gift for your teachers, bus drivers, and support staff? Let us help you out! Purchase one of our Holiday Gift Certificates for a staff member of a partner school and we will deliver it for FREE! We just added Maddison Public Schools to the list too! More info at emporiamainstreet.com/events/teachergifts/ ... See MoreSee Less

Looking for that perfect Holiday Gift for your teachers, bus drivers, and support staff? Let us help you out! Purchase one of our Holiday Gift Certificates for a staff member of a partner school and we will deliver it for FREE! We just added Maddison Public Schools to the list too! More info at https://emporiamainstreet.com/events/teachergifts/

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