The Emporia area has a lot to offer and hosts many events that help make Emporia area special.  

Please join us at these local events! 

ESU Summer Theater

ESU Campus, King Hall in Karl C. Bruder Theater


All Showtime are 7:30pm

June 14-17 The Star- Spangled Girl

June 28-July 1 Don’t Hug Me

July 12-14 The Top Job!

July 26-29 Miracle on South Division Street


Kids Koncerts

Emporia Public Library

Phone: 340-6462

All Shows are at Noon

June 14 Rockin’ Rob

June 21 Peanut Butter Hamster

June 28 Rissi Palmer- “The Best Day Ever”


Emporia Municipal Band

Fremont Park

Concerts start at 8Pm

Remember to bring a lawn chair!

June 15

June 22

June 29

July 6

July 13


David Traylor Zoo

75 Sodens Rd

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Sat. 10Am-4:30Pm

Wed, Friday 10 Am-8Pm

Class Room open Mon, Wed, Friday 1-2:30 Pm

June 25 Annual Open House 1-3PM

Sundays in June Docents in the Zoo 1-2:30 Pm

Emporia’s Farmers Market

Merchant St. to Commercial St.

Every Wednesday at 5 Pm

Every Saturday at 8:30 Am


 Miniature Train

Soden’s Grove

June – Aug

Wednesdays and Saturdays 6:30-8:30 Pm

Thursday 9-11 Am

Flint Hills Music’s Live in the Lot

715 Commercial St
Join us for music and fellowship.
June 23
June 30
July 7
July 14
July 21
July 28

Lyon County Fair

west old us Hwy 50
July 26-August 13

Other Events

Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Emporia Price Choper
June 9 1-7Pm
June 10  10am -2pm
Master Gardner’s Tour June 17  9-2 Pm
For more information contact the Lyon County Extension Office at 341-3220 or  2632 W. U.S. Highway 50 in Emporia
Troop 157 Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast
 First Christian Church 202 E 12th Ave, Emporia
6Am- 12:30 Pm
Admission at door $6.00
Grace United Methodist Church Annual Social
2 Neosho St, Emporia
July 15   4-7 Pm
Homemade ice cream, pies, and sloppy joes plus crafts and quilted items for sale