Welcome Back Block Party

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The Welcome Back Students Block Party will be held Monday, August 21st, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm in the 1000 and 1100 Blocks of Commercial Street. Booths of Main Street member businesses line the sides of Commercial Street with games, prizes and activities for hundreds of ESU and FHTC Students and general community members. Emporia Main Street member businesses can sign up to showcase their businesses to the community, including ESU and FHTC Students and Faculty.

Mix and Match – August 25th


Have you moved to the Emporia Area in the past three years? Emporia Main Street invites you and a guest to a special event just for you!

Mix & Match gives you (and a guest) the chance to mingle with coworkers and others in your field from various institutions in the community, as well as meet with Community Ambassadors to get all the information you need about what’s going on in Emporia and how to get involved in your areas of interest! There will be free food, drinks, music, and giveaways from our sponsors. Must be 21 to attend.

Click HERE to RSVP get more details and to learn about childcare options

Great American Market

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Downtown Emporia, Kansas – September 9, 2017 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


You can sell and buy  Collectibles, Antiques, Artwork, Crafts, Food & Everything Else….including the kitchen sink! This is an all day event with food, refreshments and music.  Fun for everyone! Click  HERE for a list of vendors or to register for a booth.