Join the Freedom Fest Celebration! All fitness levels can participate in competitive or non-competitive events, including runs or walks, cycling, and disc golf.

Events will be offered in virtual and traditional formats.

Freedom Fest began in 2003 by Emporia Main Street volunteers to honor all Veterans and their families through a series of physical and community gathering events as part of the of the All Veterans Tribute week. Proceeds from the Freedom Fest support the Emporia All Veterans Memorial and the Emporia Main Street Soldier Care Package Program.

2022 Freedom Fest Events:

Saturday, November 5th

  • Freedom Run 5K/10k (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Kansas Proud 12 mile run or ruck (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Gravel City Adventure 16 or 40 mile gravel cycling rides (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open (2 times to play)
  • The Civilian Spur Ride (Traditional)

Registration for all events is now open. For more information on events, schedules, and merchandise, visit Emporia Freedom Fest.