Open Air Fair
September 27, 2015
Atchison County Hand Corn Shucking Contest
September 28, 2015

A Taste of Atchison

A sampling of everything Atchison has to offer, from the cuisine of the area to items from our many unique shops, and a photography contest to let people see just how stunning the Atchison area is.

Join us for music, food and excitement on our beautiful downtown pedestrian plaza. 

Food samples with the opportunity to purchase. 

Paolucci's will also have a cash bar set up! 

TICKETS: $5.00

Buy your ticket at the Chamber of Commerce before September 21st and you will be entered to win $50 in Chamber Gift Certificates! Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event. Children 3 and under are free.

For more information contact:

Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce


Chamber members interested in partcipating:

Contact: Mary Jane Sowers ~ projects@atchisonkansas.net


Photography Contest

  • Deadline

    September 18, 2019


  • The People & Daily Life in Atchison County
  • Nature, Landscapes & Wildlife (with or without people)


  • $5 Entry Fee per picture
  • Enter pictures taken after last year’s event – September 27th, 2018.
  • Each entry must be an 8X10 with a completed data slip -- can be picked up at the Chamber office, 200 S. 10th Street or downloaded above. 
  • All entries must be turned in by 5:00pm Wednesday, September 18th to the Chamber.
  • AACC reserves the right to use any photos entered in future publicity. Submitted photos may be picked up at the Chamber office the week following the event.

Age Groups

  • 18 & Up
  • 12-17 yrs old
  • 11 & under (No entry fee for this category, small prize awarded)


  • 1st Place: $50 Chamber Gift Certificate for each category winner.
  •  2nd Place: $25 Chamber Gift Certificate for each category winner.
  •  People’s Choice Award: $25 Chamber Gift Certificate (Only 1 awarded)