Summer 2022

28 May22393 Most IntimateWeddingVenue - Kansas An ideal venue that hosts everything from The Little River Band to Star Wars Galaxy-themed weddings, the Emporia Granada Theatre has remained a pillar of the community since it first opened its doors. Steeped in history, enriched by culture, and energized by the modern society it serves, this community gem and its staff take genuine pride in being one of the most beloved event venues in its home state of Kansas. The Emporia Granada Theatre of Emporia, Kansas, opened its doors on October 3rd, 1929. With its 100th birthday close at hand, it hearkens back to the words of William Allen White, who gave the dedication speech upon the occasion of its opening night, remembering its roots and the values upon which its foundations were built. Designed by Carl and Robert Boller, the theatre was built in the Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style, a popular design trend of the 1920s, and seats 838 people. The extensive seating capacity and the building’s incredibly detailed, historically intriguing visual façade have contributed to the popularity of the Emporia Granada Theatre for hosting weddings, holiday parties, business meetings, concerts, movies, and a variety of other community gatherings. The primary goal of the theatre is to provide excellence and efficiency by showcasing its beautifully adaptive environment along with the dynamic nature of its staff, who are adept at making it the perfect location for all occasions. Operating, promoting, and maintaining this brilliantly restored venue as a destination for educational, cultural, and social events, the people behind the scenes at the Emporia Granada Theatre each take great care to live up to the founder’s original commitment to strengthening the community through artistry. As a frontrunner in the region’s non-profit, creative, and architectural sectors, the theatre strives to be an example of diversity and community inclusion by encouraging the values of equal treatment for all and by providing a variety of events. Its mission statement is to be the community’s venue, which is reflected in its inclusive wedding packages that offer inhouse wedding coordinators, decorators, chefs, and personalized themed weddings, as well as hosting concerts, movie nights, and more. This extraordinary theatre’s staff always goes above and beyond to understand a client’s needs and wants, from the aesthetic stylings to the theme and ethos of a program. Enriching the lives of all visitors with respect, empathy, and enthusiasm, its team of experts knows their craft thoroughly, and guides their guests through the process of taking an event from ordinary to exquisite. Thus, the Emporia Granada Theatre remains a revered and superbly unique part of the community. Despite the tumult of the pandemic, it is excited to welcome the rest of 2022 and the fantastic events on the horizon. Company: Emporia Granada Theatre Contact: Rebeca Herrera Website: