20th Annual Freedom Fest Celebration! All fitness levels can participate in competitive or non-competitive events, including runs or walks, cycling, disc golf, and more.

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.

2023 Freedom Fest Events:

Saturday, November 4th

  • Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill Freedom Run 5K/10k (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Lyon County State Bank / USD 252 Veterans Honor Flight Freedom Ride - 20 Miles (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Merchant Cycles / NLCVM Freedom Ride - 53 Miles (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open (9 am and noon flights)
  • Vigilance Martial Arts / EANGKS Norwegian Foot March
  • Will to Win Civilian Spur Ride (Traditional)
  • Cargill Expo

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