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Celebrate Amelia Earhart in her hometown of Atchison

Posted at 2:58 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 15:58:21-04

KANSAS CITY, MO. — The spirit of legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart is alive and well in Atchison! You can join thousands of people from across the nation to celebrate her this weekend at the Amelia Earhart Festival.

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.