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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

Click to purchase!

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...

Dia de los Muertos

Save the date- October 30th!

The Great American Market- What You Need to Know to Participate.

Whether you are searching for that special retail something from Market vendors, hitting up a local food truck, or checking out some of the area non-profits holding fundraisers, the Great...

The Taste – Canceled

The Taste Event scheduled for September 25th has been cancelled due to COVID concerns. Ticket holders have a few different options: The Taste was originally designed to help encourage the...

Great American Market will cover 6 blocks!

Come one come all to the Great American Market on Saturday, September 11th! Over 150 vendors! Check out the details at
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New Opportunities Posted

Looking for a full or part time job? Check out our jobs board at

The Taste – Canceled

The Taste Event scheduled for September 25th has been cancelled due to COVID concerns. Ticket holders have a few different options:The Taste was originally designed to help encourage the development...

Welcome Back Student Block Party

Register now to be part of the fun! Must be an Emporia Main Street Member or student organization from FHTC/ESU. Register at


he Greater Emporia Area Disaster Relief Fund (GEADRF) is excited to announce the #VaxToNormal campaign. In partnership with Newman Regional Health and Lyon County Public Health, the GEADRF is working...

Get Vaccinated – Score a $10 Main Street Gift Card.

Everybody aged 12 and older is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Immunizations are available everyday. Call (620) 342-4864 to schedule your appointment at the Health Center. Walk-ins are welcomed....
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Hiring? Looking For a Job?

Check out our new jobs boar listing. Post available jobs or check out part time/full time options or even gigs. Are you a freelancer - post your skills for hire....
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Block Party and Carnival

Join us Friday, July 9th for beer, food, disc golf and carnival fun! Activities will take place in the 900 block of Commercial Street.

Details on the City of Emporia Fireworks Show!

In a year where many holiday traditions are just getting restarted, people are contacting the Emporia Main Street office inquiring about different activities. One of the most popular summer events...

Save The Date!

Celebrate our 30th Anniversary on July 30th! Meeting. Music. Beer Garden. Food Trucks. Moonlight Madness! More Details to come!
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Register Now for the 2021-22 Membership Year!

Click to register!

More Cowbell

Need a cowbell for Unbound Gravel week? Stop by 727 Commercial Street (our office) and snag on for $2.00! We have a limited supply.
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Schedule of Events for Unbound Gravel

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Garden Voting!

It is time to vote for your favorite garden!!!! The top three will receive $50 in Emporia Main Street Gift Certificates. Click on the link to vote. You can vote...

Be Prepared

Be prepared for emergencies during the Unbound Gravel race. Sign up for weather and local alerts by texting "Unbound" to 888-777. This service is provided by LCECC to include: •...

New Shirts!

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2nd Annual White Ribbon Campaign

The White Ribbon Campaign is a time to join in celebrating and honoring the lifesaving teamwork of dispatchers, EMTs, paramedics, firefighters, frontline healthcare workers, and all Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...

Covid Vaccine Resources


SBA Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

WASHINGTON - SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at...

Now Accepting Veterans Banner Applications for 2021 Lottery

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