2018 Calendar of Events

coming soon.

A Taste of Atchison

September  – 5pm to 8pm Commercial Street Mall

A sampling of everything Atchison has to offer, from the cuisine of the area to items from our many unique shops, and a photography contest to let people see just how stunning the Atchison area is.
Join us for music, food and excitement on our beautiful downtown pedestrian plaza. Tickets are $5 per person.  Music and fun are always free!


Witches Night Out

 night 5pm - 8pm 
 Dress in your “Witchiest Costume” and ride your broom from store to store in downtown for special sales, refreshments, tastings and much more.  The evening wraps up with prizes and more excitement.  Grab your girlfriends and join us for a spooky good time!

Holiday Open House
Nov.  10am - 5pm 
 Make your list, check it twice and gather your friends for three fun-filled days of shopping in historic Atchison, Nov. 6-8! Local businesses will have treats, specials, contests and plenty of holiday cheer.


Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
   5:15pm - 6:30
 Kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in beautiful Atchison! The event this year will include small youth singing groups, hot chocolate served by the Girl Scouts and popcorn provided by Favorite Thinks (Joe Noll). For the Grand Finale, Santa will arrive on the fire truck and the lights will go on! It’s a wonderful evening to be a part of this community.


Small Business Saturday
 Nov 25th Saturday 9am - 7pm 

  a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.  Atchison area businesses offer shoppers special deals & savings.  


Atchison's Sights & Sounds of Christmas
 Dec 2nd  Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
 Parade of Lights starts at 5:30  

Enter Favorite Things Ginger Bread House Contest
 Spectacular Lighted Parade, Santa's Workshop, Little Mr. & Miss Wonderland Contest, Train rides, House and Sled rides.