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EMPORIA, KS - NO 1 IN USA TODAY'S '10Best' MAIN STREETS CONTEST!

 

 

Posted on: 21 Jul 2016

Kansas has a winner on its hands - in USA Today's Readers Choice contest for 'Best Main Street'.

The nominees - from all over the USA - were carefully selected by an expert panel and then voted on by the public, so this is a real accolade!

e main street in Emporia, a railroad town founded in 1857, is Commercial Street. This thoroughfare is home to the Emporia Granada Theatre, a movie palace constructed in 1929 that now hosts concerts, movie screenings and special events.

Throughout the year, Commercial hosts a variety of events, like the Taste of Emporia and Glass Blown Open in April, Dirty Kanza Bicycle Race in June and The Great American Market in September.

For more visit www.visitemporia.com