Wagner Carnival

500 Main Street Atchison

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 […]



Warnock Lake 17862 274th Road, Atchison

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 LakeFest is the kick-off for the annual Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison. The festival celebrates the life and spirit of the famous aviatrix, who grew up […]


Fly-In at Amelia Earhart Airport

Amelia Earhart Airport 16701 286th Rd, Atchison

Sectional Race at 8am EAA pancake breakfast 8am-10am Children’s scavenger hunt 10am

Breakfast with Books

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

Featuring Aimee Bissonette, who penned “Aim for the Skies” the story of a race to complete Amelia Earhart’s quest. Continental breakfast served at 8:30 am. Open to the public; no […]

Muriel 1935 Lockheed Electra L-10-E

Amelia Earhart Airport 16701 286th Rd, Atchison

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 […]

Food, Crafts & Music

Downtown Atchison 600 Commercial Street, Atchison

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

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

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 […]

Speakers Symposium

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

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 […]

Happy Birthday Amelia

500 Block of Commercial 500 Commercial, Atchison

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

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

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