The Emporia Granada Theatre

The Emporia Granada Theatre
The Emporia Granada Theatre

Meeting and Event Venues

Emporia is centrally located and perfectly sized for intimate gatherings. Our community is a great fit for smaller groups, but we host mid-sized events as well, like the Dirty Kanza and Glass Blown Open tournament.

What makes meeting in Emporia special? We have some remarkable venues. But most importantly, your event will feel personal and your guests’ experiences will be unique. The Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau can help you plan activities or help set up special group tours. Take a look at some of our tour ideas for your group, our nightlife options, or things to do.

We know it can be a challenge to plan an event. You need a state-of-the-art facility, but you’re not on a state-of-the-art budget. Emporia is incredibly affordable, and we are wired with Gigabit Fiber internet – a rare find in communities of our size.

Emporia has the ideal blend of fabulous facilities, reasonable rates, hospitality, history, and unique activities that will make your event memorable. Start exploring venues below, or download our Meeting Planner Brochure.

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Plumb Place

224 E 6th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-1613 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 100

Bruff’s Bar & Grill

2640 W. 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-1223 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 80

An Emporia tradition for over 20 years, catch a game on one of Bruff’s 25 HDTVs, or enjoy a steak or burger from their fabulous menu. Located on Emporia’s west… Read more

Bar & Grill | Family Dining

Miracle Cafe

103 Franklin St., Reading, KS 66868 | 620-699-3009 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 80
American | Family Dining

VFW Post 7957

302 S. Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801
Meeting Capacity: 75

Pizza Ranch

3000 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-343-8646 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 68
American | Pizza

Emporia Public Library

110 E 6th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-340-6462 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 50

Stop by the library and keep the kids entertained with near daily events that include story time and crafts. In the summer, the library hosts brown bag lunch concerts. Every… Read more

Radius Brewing Company

610 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-208-4677 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 50

Radius Brewing Company is Emporia’s first brewery since prohibition. Try artisan-style appetizers, salads, sandwiches, soups, wood-fired brick-oven pizzas as well as a rotating Chef’s Menu. All of this is complemented… Read more

Bar & Grill | Family Dining | Microbrewery | Pizza | Sandwiches

William Allen White House State Historic Site (Red Rocks)

927 Exchange St, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-2800 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 50

The home of famed newspaper publisher, William Allen White, is known as Red Rocks. Enjoy “Sundays on the Porch,” a series of free programs set on the front porch. Visit… Read more

Rodeway Inn

3183 US-50, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-7822 | Book Now!
Total Rooms: 45 Meeting Capacity: 45
Meeting Rooms | Pool | Breakfast | Internet | Pet Friendly

Trusler Business Center

719 Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801 | 620-342-1600 | Website
Meeting Capacity: 42

The Trusler Business Center is home to the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Regional Development Association. The center offers a fresh updated interior… Read more