Featured Events

Featured Events

Whether you are interested in city events, want to check out our historical landmarks, or attend a fun community event, there is so much to see and do in Atchison. Check out the list of featured events, arranged by season—there is something for everyone!
See the full Atchison events calendar to stay up on all Atchison community events and activities.

Don't miss these popular annual events


Amelia Earhart Festival

The spirit of legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart is alive and well in Atchison! Each summer the community pulls out all the stops in honor of its favorite daughter, complete with a downtown music, food and crafts fair, star-filled outdoor concert, children’s activities, carnival, awards and honors, Earhart research and literature, music on the beautiful Riverfront, aerobatic performances and the grandest of all finalés — the “Concert in the Sky” fireworks show....
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Haunted Atchison

For more than a decade, paranormal enthusiasts, brave travelers and those who like otherworldly diversions have been flocking to Atchison, intent on exploring its rich haunted history.

With the help of respected psychic professionals, we are offering gallery-style readings and paranormal investigations for beginners. We’ve also partnered with local actors to offer Murder Mystery Dinners. Unlike many collections of haunted tours and events...
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