So Many Fun Activites Happening In Emporia in the Month of October!

10/11 POPS Concert at the Emporia Granada Theatre 

The Emporia Symphony Orchestra presents a Halloween-themed POPS concert on October 11th.
Presenting hits from Wicked, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Avengers, the Never Ending Story and more!
Audience members are encouraged to dress up in a Halloween costume. Bring cash to buy raffle tickets! There are great prizes!!Tickets are sold at the door or in advance at the ESU music office. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and children 12 & under free.


10/22 Zombie Disc Golf Scramble: Hosted by the Emporia Polie Benefit Association

The Emporia Police Benefit Association presents the first annual Zombie 9 Hole Scramble with pay out pots at Jones Park. Pumpkins will be available for kids to decorate beginning at 2 PM. To Register, click HERE.

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10/22 Halloween Movie in the Park: Hosted by the Emporia Polie Benefit Association

The Emporia Police Department Benefit Association along are happy to announce our annual Movie in the Park, Hotel Transylvania October 22, 2022 in Jones Park at the hilltop. Seating will begin around 6:00 PM. Make sure to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. A cash concession stand will be available. Movie is free!

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10/27 Fright-Sized Film Nigt at Union Street Social

Join us Oct 27 at @unionstsocial for dinner and drinks as we screen some of the most delightfully dreadful fright-sized horror films! Regular menu will be available until 9pm, full cocktail menu and happy hour specials available after that.
There's no cover charge for this event, but reservations are strongly recommended. Visit today to reserve your table.

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10/28 Friday Night Late Skate

Firday Night Halloween Skate Party at Rollers Skating Rink.

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10/28 Pumpkin Painting Class Hosted by the EAC

5:30-7:30 · Located at EAC · $20.00 · 21+ · Pumpkin painting pictured below · Register by calling (620) 343-6473 or coming down to 815 Commercial St.

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10/28 Drag-O-Ween

Drag show at Bourbon Cowboy - Doors open at 6pm - Show starts at 8pm - $7 suggested donation


10/28 & 10/29 Historic Haunted Tours 

Tours will be given at 6 locations both Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets will be $10 and will go on sale in mid October. There will be a cap on tickets sales this year to ensure a spooky experience for ticket holders! For more info Click HERE

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10/29 Downtown Trick or Treat & Costume Contest: Hosted by Emporia Main Street

Welcome Ghosts and Goblins of all ages! E-town has become EEK-Town! Join us for our annual downtown tick or treat! Stop by Emporia Main Street members with your ghosts and goblins for a sweet treat!. Click HERE for more info.

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10/29 Day of the Dead Parade & Celebration: Hoted by Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow

10:30 am:
Parade of the Living Dead (begins at 7th and Commercial and ends at 11th and Commercial)

10:30 am - 5pm:
Celebration is in the 800/900 Blocks of Commercial Street. Food, music, face painting, crafts, and much more! Click HERE for more info!

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10/30 Halloween Skate Party. Hosted by Rollers.

Costume Contest and More!

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10/31 Boo in the Zoo. Hosted by the David Traylor Zoo

Join us at the David Traylor Zoo on October 31, 2022 for Boo in the Zoo.
• Ride the haunted train.
• Visit spooky activity stations.
• Trick or treat through the zoo.
For more zoo events and information, follow us on Facebook

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