Children’s Activities

Downtown Atchison 600 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS, United States

The kids will have plenty to keep them busy in the 600 block of the Commercial Street Mall, from street performers to interactive activities. There will also be displays from Remington Nature Center, KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Creatures by Theresa, Pygmy goats, fire truck rides and more.

Speakers Symposium

O’Malley McAllister Auditorium 1020 N. Second Street, Atchison, KS, United States

This year's panel will feature three very special women who share personal connections to Amelia Earhart's successful Atlantic flight in May, 1928. Nicole Derby McElhinney and Brona Sharkey, members of the Amelia Earhart Legacy Association of Derry, North Ireland, and Grace McGuire, pilot and Amelia look-alike who flew the London to Londonderry AIRace 55 years […]

Happy Birthday Amelia

500 Block of Commercial 500 Commercial, Atchison, KS, United States

An enduring festival tradition. Visitors are invited to sign a birthday card and eat cake to celebrate Amelia’s 122nd birthday.

Pioneering Achievement Award Luncheon

Benedictine College 1020 N. Second Street, Atchison, KS, United States

Luncheon honoring the 2019 Pioneering Achievement Award recipients Grace McGuire and Grace Muriel Earhart Morrissey. Reservations requested. Cost of lunch is $20. Call 800-234-1854 for reservations.

Historical Church Tours

Trinity Episcopal Church 300 S. 5th, Atchison, KS, United States

Tour the historic church where Amelia was baptized. Refreshments served.

Music on the Riverfront

Riverfront Rd Walnut, KS, United States 66002 Riverfront Rd, Atchison, KS, United States

The perfect setting for a laid back, outdoor show.

Evening Aerobatic Performances

Riverfront Rd Walnut, KS, United States 66002 Riverfront Rd, Atchison, KS, United States

A dazzling performance by Julie Clark, retired Northwest Airlines pilot and air show veteran, over the majestic Missouri River.

“Concert in the Sky” Fireworks Show

Riverfront Rd Walnut, KS, United States 66002 Riverfront Rd, Atchison, KS, United States

After dark, on the banks of the Missouri River, enjoy a fireworks extravaganza; orchestrated to music by Paul Austin and Stellar Fireworks, Inc.

Friday Music on the Riverfront: Sawyer Brown, Tiera Kennedy, Garin Nolan Trio

Riverfront 136 Commercial St, Atchison, KS

Live music on Atchison's Riverfront! Friday, July 21, 2023 Advance ticket: $10. $15 at the gate. Tickets will be mailed until July 7. Orders placed after that date will be at WILL CALL at the gate near Mueller's on 2nd Street at 4 pm when gates open. Get Tickets