Amelia Earhart’s Birthday Celebration

Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart!

Amelia would be 121 years old on July 24th of this year, so we are throwing her a Birthday Bash!  We will have a day dedicated to Amelia with cupcakes, lemonade, and story time with Amelia! We will also open our Boeing 727 (weather permitting) and have a fun photo spot!

To get the party started, we are going to have a coloring contest for our Littlest Aviators (Pre-K-2nd grade) and a poster contest for our Junior Aviators (3rd-5th grades) as well as (6th-12th grades).  We will also have a costume competition for each of the age categories!  Find your best Amelia costume, and come “fly” into the Kansas Aviation Museum.


“Story Time with Amelia” will take place in the Atrium at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

Admission for this event is One Adult and One Child Admission for $10

Coloring Contest Rules:

The coloring page is for the Littlest Aviators, color it however you would like.  Get your page here: Amelia Coloring Page

Poster Contest Rules:

  1. Must be on a standard size poster
  2. Can be any artistic medium you want
  3. Has to relate to Amelia Earhart

Deadlines:  All Coloring Pages and Posters need to be at the Kansas Aviation Museum by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 13th. 

We will display all art work and coloring pages throughout the museum for the week before the party as well as post them on our Facebook page.  We will combine votes from guests and from Facebook to decide a winner for each category. Voting will take place starting July 14th and end at noon on July 21st. Please fill out the contest registration form as well as the photo release to complete contest registration.

Coloring and Poster Contest Registration Form

Photo Release

Costume Contest:

Come dressed up as Amelia! Be as creative as you want, and channel your inner Amelia!  There will be one winner for each age category.


Awards start at 3:00 p.m

Winners for all contests will be announced at the Birthday Bash on July 21st.  There will be one winner from each age category, and there will be a vote for the “Grand Champion”.  Each participant will get a certificate.

For each category winner in both the coloring, poster, and costume contests, you will receive a “Family 4 Pack” which is admission for 2 adults and 2 children, as well as an Amelia Earhart story book.  Grand Champion wins a Family Crew Membership and a KAM Shirt.


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