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Emporia Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion

June is PRIDE month–celebrating the beauty of diversity and inclusion, both here in Emporia and throughout the world. Emporia’s PRIDE Festival returns to downtown Emporia for its fourth year, bigger…

The Emporia/UNBOUND Phenomenon

There’s nothing else like it in the world! Really. The Garmin UNBOUND Gravel is considered the world’s premiere gravel race–and it takes place right here in the beautiful Flint Hills,…

You MAY Want to Get to Emporia!

MAY we entertain you? Emporia in the month of MAY is a veritable garden, humming with activities and events–all set in one of the prettiest times of year in our…

Emporia’s Much Anticipated “The Taste” Coming in April

THE TASTE is back–and it’s right around the corner! “The Taste?” you say. “What in the world is THAT?” THE TASTE is the area’s biggest foodie event–an evening dedicated to…

Garden the Good Way Through Plants and Music

February brings a touch of cabin fever–many of us are itching to get out of the house. A welcome antidote to the cold weather and gray skies of winter is…

Delightful Indoor Spaces to Enjoy on your Next Visit

It’s January–Auld Lang Syne time–when we reflect back on the year that was. We’d like to treat you to some of our favorite moments from 2023, which would also make…

Make Plans for your Perfect Day in Emporia with Ideas from our Staff and Friends

It’s December and it’s chilly outside. How about a little inside peek at some of the cozy, warm, and comfy Emporia indoor spaces that are perfect places to spend some…

Emporia Offers One-of-a-Kind Gifts and the Latest Trends Without the Hustle and Bustle

The holidays are upon us–and we’re all searching for that perfect gift. Emporia offers an array of tempting choices from the fine retailers of our distinctly dynamic shopping districts. If…

Celebrate a Joyful Brief Reunion of the Living and the Dead During Día de los Muertos

The October “spooky factor” is celebrated across multiple cultures in a myriad of ways. Here in Emporia, a showcase event is our annual Día de Los Muertos festival. Most everyone…

William Allen White: Emporia’s Most Famous Native Son

Celebrate autumn in Emporia with a deeper dive into the legacy of our town’s most famous resident: William Allen White. The first Saturday in October celebrates William Allen White Legacy…