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Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Tickets on sale now! Visit 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 Emporia Main Street and local businesses for a fun night of bidding (as low as...

Give the Gift of LOCAL!

Gift the Gift of Local this Holiday Season with Emporia Main Street Gift Certificates! Redeemable at over 200 locations, Emporia Main Street gift certificates are the perfect gift for anyone...
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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is right around the corner! This is the day to get out there and show your LOVE to our local businesses! Join Emporia Main Street for an...
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Soldier Care Package Drive

Each year Emporia Main Street works with members of the Freedom Fest committee to send care packages overseas to our service men and women. Click the link for more info:...

Freedom Fest This Saturday

Registration is currently open for Emporia Freedom Fest, which will be held this Saturday at the All Veterans Memorial. Click here for more info:

Veterans Banners Placements – 2022

Emporia Main Street is proud to offer you the opportunity to honor a veteran or someone currently active in the military while at the same time celebrating Emporia as the...

Local Job Opportunities

Click here for a listing of local job opportunities!
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Community Fall Events

Looking for all the fun this month? Click HERE for community events!
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Downtown Trick or Treat

Mark your calendars for our annual downtown Trick or Treat and Costume contest! For more info click here:
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Dia de Los Muertos

Click the link for vendor info and parade registration!
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Art Attack to Benefit Bloom House

More Info at

Live At The Hive!

Go Hornets!

Looking For a JOB?

Check out our community jobs board! Click Here!
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Grand Opening for Imaginarium

August 24th - 3:30 pm to 7:oo pm. Click here for more info:
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New to the Community? This event is for YOU!

Have you moved to the Emporia Area in the past four years? Emporia Main Street invites you and a guest to Mix and Mingle! Click to RSVP!

Emporia Main Street’s 31st Annual Meeting

Honoring those that are working hard for the region. The 31st Annual Meeting of Emporia Main Street gave us the opportunity to look back over the past year, honor some...

Welcome Back FHTC & ESU Students!

Welcome back ESU and FHTC students! Join us for a fun night out on Monday, August 22 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in downtown Emporia! There will be music,...
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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

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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