March 9th, Quarter Mania

Your favorite ladies night out is back on Thursday, March 9th! This auction meets bingo style event is a fun way to hang with your friends and land some super cool items for just quarters! The doors of the Granada Theatre open at 5:30 and the bidding begins at 6:30. Please no outside drinks! Must be 18+ to participate .
Not been to Quarter Mania before? No problem. Just make sure to bring quarters (we will have some you can buy there) and be ready to have fun. We do a few practice rounds to show everyone how it works! Here is a short video on the basics of the game. Click here.


Join the Downtown Emporia Bars Association in their 2nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl! Mulready’s Pub, Radius Brewing Company, The BrickYard 20 Ale House, Town Royal, and Charlie’s Place, as DEBA,host the downtown pub crawl Saturday, March 11, 2017. Grab your lanyards at your favorite location, on sale NOW ($5), then crawl with your team to all locations to redeem your FREE commemorative pint glass. Your lanyard grants you one dollar off your first drink at each location.

Stay tuned for lanyard sales information!

Click here for more St. Patrick’s Day local activities!

The Longest Lunch

longestlunch2The Longest Lunch is a local “food crawl” that challenges participating food vendors to develop “secret
menu items” available during the Longest Lunch. To participate, you need to purchase a lanyard from participating merchants (lanyards are $5). Each location will have a signature food item for $5 or less. Once you complete the Longest Lunch, you will receive a coupon book with specials from each participating food location AND you will be entered into drawings for gift certificates. TICKETS ARE VERY LIMITED (ONLY 100), SO GET YOUR TICKETS ASAP!!!

Purchase lanyards at:
The Sweet Granada, Do-B’s, Radius,Twin Rivers, Gravel City Roasters, Farmers Market, Granada Coffee Company, and The Surly Mermaid.

How It’s Made, March 30th

how-its-madeRSVP to the Emporia Main Street office to participate in the next “How It’s Made” tour on March 30th starting at 6:00 p.m. from the Emporia Main Street office. This version of the tour will focus on Maud’s Tattoo Company, Mohn Standard and Flint Hills Music. Learn about local businesses that make or repair items for people in the local area and beyond! Their is no cost associated with this event, but we do ask that you RSVP by March 27th. Contact Emporia Main Street for details.

We will also be going to Casa Ramos as a group that night after the tour for dinner. If you wish to attend this portion of the evening please mention this in your RSVP. Participants must cover the cost of their dinner.

The_Taste_2012--2tastelogo Emporia Main Street invites you to enjoy an enchanted evening full of opportunities to fulfill all your sensory desires.  The Taste is an annual event that features many of the finest Kansas wineries, breweries, and restaurants and gives attendees the opportunity to taste their delectable flavors. The Taste will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Tickets for the Taste and the Taste & Dinner combination can be purchased at the Emporia Main Street office or by clicking here.

Veterans Banner Bio Booklet

The latest version of the 2016 Veterans Bio Booklet   is live! Click the link to read about heroes and their journeys through thick and thin, all in the name of protecting our freedom!


 Emporia Main Street Celebrates 25 years!

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Watch our 25th Anniversary Video! Click Here: Main Street 25th Video