Check out all the Christmas activities happening in Emporia!

Holiday Carriage Rides 

Holiday Carriage Rides are back, in downtown Emporia. Dates for carriage rides are December 14th, and 21st! For more information regarding tickets please click here. 

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December 27th- 

At the Emporia Public Library on December 2nd check out movie showing of The Muppet Christmas Carol starting at 1:30 p.m. Then on December 27th come down and do a book discussion on A Christmas Carol starting at 6:30 p.m. 

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December 13th, 20th, & 27th-

Handcrafted by Court, is doing guided canvas paining classes for the holiday season, four different classes will be hosted all starting at 6:00p.m. The first class is December 6th, then 13th, 20th, and last the 27th! To sign up for the classes click here!

December Guided Canvas

December 16th- 

Checkout the Imaginarium this holiday season, they are having kids holiday hangouts on December 16th. Swing by and drop off the kids from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and get some holiday shopping completed!


December 13th & 14th- 

Emporia Public School presents their 88th annual seasonal celebration, check it out at the William L. White Auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m.

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December 16- 

This years Holiday Sip n Shop will be happening December 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Make sure to come on downtown to check out local businesses and get some refreshments!


The Granada Theatre will be hosting Jamie O'Neal on Saturday December 16th, performance starting at 7:00 p.m.!

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Crafternoons personalized scrabble letter ornaments, at the Emporia Public Library on December 16th starting at 1:30 p.m.

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December 18th- 

The Emporia Rec Center will be hosting Letters to Santa, complete a wish list and send it off the the Northpole! Last day for drop off is Monday December 18th at 8:00 a.m. then wait for your letter back from Santa! 

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December 21st-

Check out the Emporia Public Library on December 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to participate in their holiday cookie decorating!