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Amelia Earhart Airport 16701 286th Rd, Atchison, KS

At the Amelia Earhart Airport, view the last remaining airplane exactly like the one Amelia flew 80 years ago in her attempt to circumnavigate the world. View the plans for the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum. $5 donation per adult to the Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation, children with an adult is free.

Food, Crafts & Music

Downtown Atchison 600 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS

Browse the 500, 600, & 700 blocks of Commercial, a delight for the senses.

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum 223 N. Terrace, Atchison, KS

Tour the historic home where Amelia Earhart was born on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. Adults $6, Kids 12 and under, $1

Children’s Activities

Downtown Atchison 600 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS

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

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

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


Wagner Carnival

500 Main Street Atchison, KS

Take the kids to the Amelia Earhart Festival carnival! Located at the 500 block of Main strreet, our carnival has a little bit of everything, from thrill rides to those even the little ones can enjoy. Of course, you can always try your luck at the midway! The Carnival will be open from 6 pm […]


Pioneering Achievement Award Luncheon

Benedictine College 1020 N. Second Street, Atchison, KS

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

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

The perfect setting for a laid back, outdoor show.

Evening Aerobatic Performances

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

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

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