- Our list of the best things to do in Emporia, Kansas, features the top 21 nearby activities — including 7 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Emporia, KS has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Emporia, KS , followed by 7 popular activities in nearby cities, including Cottonwood Falls
From mammals to amphibians, all sorts of animals find their home at the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia. The Preston Forest Adventure exhibits wildlife which can be found in the forests of the region. Private events can be held in here, such as birthday parties.
A theater of the B & B Family, Flint Hills 8 Cinemas shows new movie releases along with periodic features such as classics and child-friendly films. The theater also offers concessions where popcorn, soda and candy can be purchased.
A live music venue and theater, the Emporia Granada Theater Alliance presents a variety of musical performances each year, many by nationally and internationally touring acts. The theater also screens films and hosts special events.
The Emporia Recreation Commission is a group dedicated to organizing and operating a number of different recreational programs in the local community. Sports leagues, recreation classes, and facility rentals are among the services the group provides.