The final act of the annual Amelia Earhart Festival has everything: Music, food, spectacular feats and an awe-inspiring finalé. And it all happens along the stunning banks of the Missouri River.
So break out your lawn chairs, stake out a nice spot, grab a snack and a cool drink, and get ready to be entertained on Saturday, July 20! Feel free to bring your own seating and coolers, but no glass containers or alcohol may be brought to the riverfront area. We’ll have plenty for you to eat and drink onsite!
This festival really ends with a bang — literally. Paul Austin of Stellar Fireworks, Inc., a world-renowned production company from Wichita, will present “A Concert in the Sky” to put the finishing touches on the 16th annual Amelia Earhart Festival. The show, orchestrated to music, draws thousands of visitors from across the Midwest for one reason: It’s the best fireworks show you’ll ever see.
Things to Enjoy
The perfect setting for a laid back, outdoor show. Stop by Atchison Riverfront for a great time. And while you’re there, grab a good spot for the aerobatic show and fireworks finalé. These bands are perfect for a beautiful night on the river with the family!
You’ll be dazzled by these high-flying performances by aviators for whom Amelia Earhart blazed the trail. You’ll be able to see everything from your spot on the riverfront and the setting is absolutely stunning, including the brand new Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge in the background.
July 20, 2013 • approx. 7:55 p.m. • Atchison Riverfront
“Concert in the Sky” Fireworks Finalé
After dark, on the banks of the beautiful Missouri River, enjoy one of the Midwest’s most dazzling fireworks shows, orchestrated to music by Paul Austin of Stellar Fireworks, Inc., Wichita. And take your time leaving the area. You can enjoy more music from Oasis for one hour following the fireworks.
July 20, 2013 • approximately 9:45 p.m. • Atchison Riverfront
Free shuttle service from 5-11pm. Park at Atchison Elementary, 825 N. 17th, and shuttle to 2nd and Main. Individuals with limited mobility can be dropped off at 2nd and Main. Bring own seating. No coolers on bus.
Shuttle services will resume immediately following the fireworks finalé.
Seat belt law: Children under age 4 must wear restraints, even on school buses. Children under the age of 4 will not be allowed on the large school bus shuttles because they are not equipped with seat belts. We will have small buses equipped with seat belts available at all locations.
Schedule subject to change. Please refer to this web site for up-to-date information or call the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce for details. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Santa Fe Depot • 200 S. 10th St. • Atchison, KS 66002 • 800-234-1854.