Arts & Entertainment

Atchison hosts two major festivals. Amelia Earhart Festival in July and the Muddy River Music Festival in September. Music alongside the Missouri River is an epic experience. Beyond music you’ll find restaurants and bars to accommodate any taste, from wine to whiskey to a local microbrewery. Theatre Atchison and The Atchison Art Association are our local arts organizations that puts on plays and events throughout the course of each year.

Join us for an unforgettable celebration of music, fun, and community at the much-anticipated Muddy River Music Festival in beautiful Atchison, KS. Gate time: 3pm Music starts at 4pm!

This yearly festival on the third weekend of July celebrates of Amelia Earhart and her accomplishments with a weekend full of family entertainment for Atchison residents and visitors. The 1st Annual Amelia Earhart Festival was held in 1997 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Amelia Earhart.
Fox Theatre Atchison is a state-of-the-art, first-run movie theater experience in Downtown Atchison.

Visit us at the Chamber to purchase your tickets. Tickets are $10.

Travel back in time to learn of the history and significance of Atchison. See turn of the century homes that rose above the Missouri River on the bluffs of Atchison. A fascinating and interesting tour that will leave you more knowledgeable about the grand river town of Atchison.
Second Saturday of the month at 11:30am.
The Muddy River Music Festival has multiple stages set up along the beautiful riverfront in Atchison, allowing music to play continuously throughout the day. Listeners can turn their chairs from one direction to the other to listen to 6-hours of non-stop music. Enjoy food and drinks from specialty food trucks and local vendors.

PorchFest is an annual event that features local bands and musicians playing in Atchison’s historic homes district. As the name indicates the bands are placed on the front porches of a variety of homes. Food trucks, kids activities and lots of music!

Located in a repurposed elementary school building, Riverwood is a family-owned Winery that makes and serve a wide variety of handcrafted wines while also having one of the largest whiskey […]