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Happy Pride Month

Posters and stickers available in the office!
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Great American Market Registration Open

Click the link to register:
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22-23 Investor Drive

Time to sign up! For more info, click:
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City Fireworks

The City of Emporia’s Fourth of July fireworks are scheduled for Sunday, July 3, 2022. The display will be best viewed from the Emporia State University practice fields on the...
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New Owners Help Cyclist Stay In Gear at Local Bike Shop

Emporia, KS – As the summer riding season heats up, cyclists coming to Emporia will be pleasantly surprised to find the doors at High Gear Cyclery remaining open. Located at...
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Great American Market Registration Open Now!

Register now at
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Emporia Flatland Cruisers Car Show

For more information on the event, visit their Facebook Page Here:
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Grand Opening Celebration

Patrons will soon have a new way to embrace their inner lumberjack all while enjoying a cold beverage and hanging with friends. Main Street Axe Company, Emporia plans to open...
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Cinco de Mayo Celebration – May 7th

Join our friends, Hispanics of Today & Tomorrow, for their annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration in downtown Emporia on May 7th in the 800 & 900 Blocks of Commercial Street.

Vendor Sign Up Open for Unbound Gravel Finish Fest

Click to sign up!

Veterans Banner Applications Now OPEN

Emporia, KS –As calendars start to fill up with spring activities, Emporia Main Street likes to remind the community that now is the time to submit applications for the Veterans Banner program. The...

Emporia PRIDE Merchandise to Support Community Events and Promote Inclusion

Emporia, KS - Emporia, KS – Emporia Main Street has teamed up with the Emporia High School Gender & Sexuality Alliance Club (EHS GSA) to create a community shirt that gives...
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Best of The Taste

Did you attend The Taste this year? We want your feedback! We would like to award the "Best of" to each of our product categories. Click here to take the...

Fur & Film Fundraiser

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Third Annual White Ribbon Campaign

Click the link to find out more:
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New Merch Available

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COVID Vaccine & Testing Clinic This Friday


Mural Crawl – Pick the Winners

Like your favorite poses (u can choose more than one). The 3 pictures with the most likes on 3/28 will win a $20 Emporia Main Street gift certificate. See pictures...
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Main Street Shout Out

Each month the Emporia Main Street Design Committee recognizes a local business that goes above and beyond with their storefront in helping our community look great! This month, the Design...
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Flash SALE!!!!! Long Sleeve Clover NOW $15 (reg $25-$30). Lucky Emporia and Emporia Shenanigans NOW $10 (reg $20-$25). Stop into 727 Commercial to shop or visit Sale ends 3/25.

First Friday TONIGHT!!!!!

Get downtown on March 4th!
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Volunteers Needed!

Are you looking for a way to give back? Do you want to get more involved in your community? Sign up to be an Emporia Main Street Volunteer! Fill out...

St. Patrick’s Day Activities in Emporia

There are a bunch of shenanigans taking place March 19th! Click here for the list of events. If you have additional events or activities, please contact Emporia Main Street at...

New Merch Available

Stop by 727 Commercial Street to see our new Emporia Merchandise!
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We Need Your Feedback

Take a few minutes to complete our conurmer prefrences survey here!

Local Jobs Posted HERE

Checkout several local job openings by clicking HERE.
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Dueling Pianos

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Now Accepting Incubator Space Applications

Grow your business concept in a prime location, while receiving professional and financial assistance. Emporia Main Street's Business Incubator is geared to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs in the startup...

Fabrication Lab Manager Wanted

We are looking for someone to join the Emporia Main Street team! Click here for a job description and details!

Happy New Year

The Emporia Main Street Office will close at noon on December 31st and will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 8am.
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EHS Graduates – We need your HELP!

Emporia Main Street is working with other area organizations and businesses to determine if there is support for a unified high school reunion weekend in Emporia. We are needing contact...

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Support YOUR Community! Shop LOCAL

Remember to visit your local merchants this Holiday Season! Emporia Main Street member businesses have many options for your Holiday Shopping list! Click here to view our members:
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All Coffee Mugs $10 or Buy 3 (Get One Free Mix and Match). Now through Christmas!

Stop by 727 Commercial Street or visit our online store at
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2021 Holiday Ornament

The Historic Kress Center is the featured building for this year's Holiday ornament. Each ornament is $10 and can be purchased at Emporia Main Street, Granada Coffee Company, Plum Bazaar,...

New Emporia Mugs

Stop by 727 Commercial Street to purchase or visit our online store HERE. Mugs are $10 each.

Local Job Opportunities

Click HERE for listings.
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Small Business Saturday!

Grab your passports and support all your favorite small businesses and find their Elf to win some great prizes (hours vary per business). So how does this work? -Each business...

Caffeinated For a Cause

Local Coffee Shop Introduces New Brew that Benefits Emporia Main Street EMPORIA, KS- The Granada Coffee Company has extended their line of community coffees with a new 727 Blend. Named...

Community Halloween Activities

For a list of local spooky activities, click here:

2021 Veterans Banner Placements

Please click the link to be taken to a listing of banner placements:

Say Thank You to Area Frontline Workers!

The Greater Emporia Area Disaster Relief Fund has set up a Kudo Board for the community to post their gratitude to area frontline workers during the pandemic. To make a...
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Mark Your Calendar – Saturday, November 27th.

Stay tuned for details on a fun local event.

Downtown Trick or Treat

Welcome Ghosts and Goblins of all ages! E-town has become EEK-Town, and you're invited to MASK UP and visit Emporia Main Street Member businesses for Halloween Treats on Saturday, October...

Quarter Mania – This Thursday

Don't miss out! more info at

Care Packages for Our Troops; Annual Drive Launched!

A BIG thanks to those that participated in the Sweat and Salute Event at Eklund Training & IF Fitness. The event, a workout tribute for 9/11 and the Fallen Military...

Volunteers Needed for Historic Haunted Tours

Do you LOVE Halloween? Do you love to tell ghost stories? If so, we have an opportunity for you! We are looking for Volunteers for our Haunted Historic Tours set...
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No Coast Film Fest THIS WEEKEND

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Registration NOW open for our Start Your Own Business Class.

The Start Your Own Business Class has helped to start or expand over 100 entrepreneurial businesses in the area. If you are serious about taking your business from concept to reality,...

Downtown Construction Update

Some downtown street improvements are complete, a side street enhancement is under construction, and a large street resurfacing project is on the way. City of Emporia Public Works recently finished...