Annual Events


January



Jan 18-23 - WL White Auditorium

Flint Hills League Basketball Tournament



Jan 25-30 - WL White Auditorium

Lyon County League Basketball Tournament



Jan 28-30 - Emporia High School

Glaciers Edge Basketball Tournament



FEBRUARY



February 13 - WL White Auditorium

Sunflower Gymnastics Tournament


620-340-0831

February 27-28 – Anderson Hall, Lyon County Fairgrounds

Flint Hills Greener Living Show


620-340-8282

MARCH



March 9-12 – WL White Auditorium

KSHSAA Class 4A, Div 1, State Basketball Tournament


620-340-6300

APRIL



April 28-30 – City parks and downtown

Glass Blown Open Disc Golf Tournament and block party


620-208-3472, dynamicdiscs.com

MAY



May 7- 800 block of Commercial Street

Cinco de Mayo


620-342-5293

May 21- 800 block of Commercial Street

Flatland Cruisers Car Show


620-344-2063 

JUNE



June 4 - Start and finish line 800 block of Commercial Street

Dirty Kanza 200 Bike Race and Finish Line Party


913-982-7958   www,dirtykanza200.com

June 9 – Webb Hall, Emporia State University Memorial Union

National Teachers Hall of Fame Induction


620-341-5660   www.nthf.org

June 11 - "South Clements Pasture", Chase County 

Symphony in the Flint Hills


620-273-8955   www.symphonyintheflinthills.com

JULY



July 16 - Flinthills Mall West Parking Lot

Twinkies Festival


620-342-1600   www.emporiakschamber.org

July 23 - Flinthills Mall

Vintage Treasure Market


620-342-4631   www.theflinthillsmall.com 

July 30 -  Downtown & ESU

Kansas Shrine Bowl


Parade: 12th Ave to 4th Ave on Commercial Street
Football game to benefit Shriners Hospitals: Welch Stadium, ESU
www.kansasshrinebowl.com

AUGUST



August 4 -13 – Lyon County Fairgrounds 

Lyon County Fair


620-342-5014   www.lyoncounty.org/fairgrounds

August 7 - 14 

PDGA Pro World Disc Golf Tournament


620-208-3472   www.dynamicdiscs.com

August 19 - 21 – Lyon County Fairgrounds

Beef Fest


620-342-0138   www.beeffest.com

SEPTEMBER



September 10 - Commercial Street

Great American Market


620-340-6430   www.emporiamainstreet.com 

Hunting & Fishing EXPO 

- TBD 

September 23 - 24 –

Fabulous Finds on Hwy 99


620-208-7800

OCTOBER



October 1 – Location TBD 

William Allen White Legacy Day


620-342-1600

October 28 & 29 – WL White Auditorium

High School Class 3A & 2A State Volleyball


620-340-6300

NOVEMBER



November 4-13 

All Veterans Tribute Celebration


620-342-1600   www.visitemporia.com
Veterans Recognition & Talent Show, Veteran Artist Exhibit, Freedom Fest Run/Walk/Ride, Parade and Memorial Service, Ham & Bean Feeds, Essay and Poster Contest and more.  

November 29 - 7pm

Christmas Parade


620-342-1600   www.emporiakschamber.org

DECEMBER




For more information go to visitemporia.com or call 800-279-3730
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