Emporia is committed to providing quality memorable experiences for our visitors. We believe if we achieve that goal people will want to keep coming back. There are lots of good reasons to visit emporia including world class events, a brewery, winery and soon to open distillery, national acts at the historic Granada Theatre, over two…

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If you are planning an event for four or 800 people, the Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau needs to be your first phone call. Whether your event is a coffee date, a wedding, a family reunion, a multi-day convention or anything in between, Emporia, Kansas can host it all with multiple venues large and small.…

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Something for Every Woman From women’s clothing to accessories, gifts, and even do-it-yourself project supplies, you’ll find it at Studio 50-4, a women’s fashion boutique located at 504 Commercial St. in downtown Emporia. “We try to have things that will appeal across the board,” said Merry Whitham, Studio 50-4 owner. “We have things that fit…

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Emporia State University has a significant impact on the Emporia economy and we appreciate all that they bring to the community. The reach is well beyond 5,900 students infiltrating the city from August through May. We reached out to ESU’s Marketing and Media Relations department and asked them how the University affects tourism. Here’s what…

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As summer winds down and things cool off, Emporia, Kansas, heats up and boasts events for everyone. Mark your calendars and plan to have fun with festivals, live music, disc golf, gravel rides and arts & entertainment. Whether you live near or far, grab some friends and head to Emporia for a variety of fall…

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Treasures and Bargains Gather your friends and family and head to the 2019 Great American Market on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 in Emporia. Plan to spend the weekend, because we truly have all you need for a weekend getaway, from lush hotels to scrumptious food. Originally founded by The Emporia Gazette about 15 years ago…

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A “Go To” Destination Emporia’s reputation as a “go to” destination has increased significantly over the past several years. We have some fabulous home-grown restaurants, a growing live music scene, a vibrant downtown and two world-class events that bring visitors from multiple countries to our town. Emporia, Kansas is a big deal! We are internationally…

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