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Emporia Freedom Fest celebrates 20 years!

Registration now open for all events! Click: for more info!
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Grand Opening – The Axe Shedd

New name, same great vibe. Stop by 616 Commercial Street for axe throwing and refreshments! For more info click the link:

Dia de Los Muertos – Vendors Wanted

Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow are excited to invite you and your family to their annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration in downtown Emporia! Click the link for more information:...
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Sign Up for Downtown Trick or Treat:

Sign up to be a stop on the annual downtown Trick or Treat! Must be a Main Street Member to participate:
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Location Change for Spartan Social

Please not that the Spartan Social for Apella has been moved to the Bourbon Cowboy at 605 Commercial Street. There will still be food trucks, live music and Radius Beer!
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New Name, Same Great Vibe

Emporia, KS – For those looking to Step Up and Throw Down, 616 Commercial is still the place to try your hand at axe throwing. The Axe Shedd, formerly known...
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EHS Career Fair

Emporia High School will once again be hosting a career/employment fair in conjunction with their annual college fair this fall.  They are planning for between 600-750 sophomores, juniors and seniors...
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Apella – The all class reunion for Emporia High School

For a list of reunion activities, visit

New Emporia Merch

Check it out at 727 Commercial Street or visit
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Grand Opening – The Axe Shedd

New Name - Same Great Vibe!
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Community Appreciation Event

Make sure to stop by Clint Bowyer Autoplex this Saturday!

Grand Opening Celebration

To celebrate the opening of both businesses, Flex Line Disc Golf and Purrfect Paws Grooming are having an open house on Monday, September 11th from 3pm to 7pm at 9...

Calling All Spartan Alumni for Homecoming Parade Entries

Who wants to join in the Homecoming Parade Fun on Friday, September 22 before the Emporia High School football game? Classes can enter to walk or have a float! Click...
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Apella -Spartan Social

This event is FREE and Open to the public! Meet up with fellow Spartans and Emporia Community members on 9th Ave from 5pm - 9pm for live music, food trucks,...
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September Emporia First Friday

September's Featured Art will a new Community Mural! Come participate in painting this mural by Alex and Andrea Polzin at Trolley House Distillery from 3-8 pm. Special thanks to the Community...
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Wings & Wheels Show

The Emporia Airport will host the annual Wings and Wheels Show on Sept. 23, 2023 beginning at 8:00 AM. Admission to the event is free! An airplane and car static...
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Local Jobs Board

Click here to view full time and part time job opportunities in the surrounding area!

H2E Music Fest 2023

Check out the 2023 Festival at
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New Business Brings Health Care to Downtown Emporia.

Emporia, KS- Liberty MD is now open and is ready to offer a variety of medical services to the community. Located in downtown Emporia at 708 Commercial, this new health...

City Meet & Greet

A family fun time with the City Manager…Zoo Olympics!How long can you stand like a flamingo? Join us for this family fun adventure at the zoo to learn about the...
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Community Jobs Board!

Are you looking for a part time or full time opportunity? Are you looking to hire? Check out the Community Jobs Board at
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City of Emporia Fireworks Show

The City of Emporia’s Fourth of July fireworks are scheduled for Tuesday, July 4, 2023. The display will be best viewed from the Emporia State University practice fields on the...
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Train Time with Team Schnak

Free Rides throughout July at the Sertoma Miniature Train complements of Team Schnak!
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June Main Street Shout Out!

The Main Street Shout Out for June goes to 627 Event Space! They have gone above and beyond on the exterior of their building (the inside looks pretty darn good...
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New Stickers & Magnets

Stop by 727 Commercial Street and check out our new designs!
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Early Bird Pricing Happening Now!

It is time to sign up to be a 23/24 Investor! Sign up now - June to receive our special Early Bird Discount! Click here for more details:
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Food Vendors Needed for Dynamic Discs Open Block Party and Food Truck Festival

Join us on June 17th for another fabulous food truck fest in downtown Emporia! Click here for vendor details:
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Everyone is Welcome in Emporia!

Hey Main Streeters! In celebration of PRIDE month (June) we want to spread good vibes to our community members and visitors! If you would like one of these posters for...
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New Merch!

We have lots of new merch in stock! Stop by 727 Commercial Street or visit us online to purchase:

Flatland Cruisers Car Show

This Saturday in downtown Emporia! Come check out the cool cars, listen to some tunes, and enjoy a food vendor! Located in the 800 - 1100 blocks of Commercial Street!...
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Join The HYPE

Do you LOVE Emporia? Are you willing to help us spread the HYPE? If so, click here:
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Order your PRIDE shirt NOW!

We are excited to partner with the Gender and Sexuality Alliance Club at Emporia High School again this year on our community PRIDE shirts. We are accepting order now -...

Emporia Area Playing Cards

Check out the second edition of our Emporia Area Cards. Each deck is $10 and can be purchased at the Lyon County History, Emporia Main Street, and online at

Garden Adoption Open

Are you looking to give back? We have several beds that are looking for a sponsor. As a garden sponsor you are responsible for keeping your bed clean and free...

Glass Blown Open Block Party and Food Truck Festival!

Join us for a night of food, fun, and beer! Check out the vendors at
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Urban Fairy Doors

Head downtown for an adventure. Fairy doors are popping up everywhere! Find list list at
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The Taste: Tickets on Sale NOW

Get tickets at
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Vendors Wanted

We have several upcoming events that we are looking for Vendors! Click here to check out our upcoming activities:
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Local Jobs Board

Looking for a new full or part time gig? Check out our Jobs Board at
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E-Tech Startups

This intensive five-week, cohort-based bootcamp for tech entrepreneurs covers the key principles of evidenced-based entrepreneurship and customer discovery. Click the link for more info!
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Taste Tickets on SALE Now!

Tickets are on SALE now for the April 15th event! Click here:

Flash Sale

Visit our Facebook page for a post on SALE Items! Click:
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New Merchandise In

Check out our Emporia gear in the office or shop online at:

Jobs Board

Looking for a new opportunity? looking to expand your staff? Check out our local Jobs Board! Emporia Main Street Members can post openings for FREE! click here for more:
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Gift Certificates Accepted HERE!

Did you get an Emporia Main Street Gift Certificate over the Holidays? There are tons of places to spend them! Check out the list
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Dueling Pianos: Emporia Main Street Public Improvement Auction

Save the date! Feb 18th at the Emporia Granada Theatre. Dinner, Show, and Supporting a GREAT cause!
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Gift Certificates Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

Stop by 727 Commercial Street or order online at
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Holiday Hours

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Carriage Rides Are Canceled for Dec 22

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Holiday Gifts for Teachers & Staff

Send the gift of LOCAL this Holiday Season and let us make the delivery for you! Are you looking for a gift for a local teacher or school staff member?...