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Welcome to Emporia Kansas!
Treat yourself to something special…
The Gravel Grinding Capital of the World…
World-Class disc golf tournaments and courses
The Official Founding City of Veterans Day…
The Best Main Street in the USA…
Award-winning hamburgers, brewery, outstanding small businesses
Top name Live music
Home of Emporia State University, and Hornet Nation
Bronze Bicycle Friendly University award
We are a bike-riding, disc-throwing, flag-waving, University-loving, community. Located smack in the middle of all the major metros in Kansas, we hold our own for plenty of action, shopping, culture, entertainment, and outstanding dining. Whether riding the iconic Flint Hills, sampling a full-scale culinary tour, strolling downtown, or just hanging, you’ll be planning your next trip back.
Bring yourself, a friend, the whole family, or your social entourage for some organized activities or for some easy-going get-away fun. Check in with the Emporia CVB for some assistance with lodging, dining, shopping, maps and guides. Check us out at 719 Commercial or visitemporia.com.