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May 2018

Metropolis City Pool Opening Day

May 28
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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312 W. 4th St., Metropolis 1 – 5 p.m. Admission is $1.50 (children ages 5 and under are free). Regular swim hours are Mon. – Sat.  Noon–5 p.m., and Sundays, 1–5 p.m.

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June 2018

40th Annual Superman Celebration

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - June 10 @ 5:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Join Metropolis as they celebrate the 40th Annual Superman Celebration! Visit www.supermancelebration.net for more information.

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S3DA National Championships

June 22 @ 7:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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The top archery shooters from Elementary to High School will converge on Mermet Lake Wildlife and Conservation area for the 3rd year to see who walks away as the S3DA National Champion.

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$20,000 Superman Classic Archery Tournament

June 25 @ 7:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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$25.00

The GMCVB, IDNR and the City of Metropolis are once again sponsoring the cash prize Superman Classic prior to the Mathews Archery Pro/Am Championship.  There will be a one time entry fee of $25.00 and archers are eligible to shoot once each day.  The ranges will change daily with shooting times from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Combined prize money for the professional and amateur classes will be over $20,000.00!

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ASA Mathews Solocam Pro/Am Championship

June 28 @ 7:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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The Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to welcome back the ASA Shooters to compete at Mermet Lake Fish & Wildlife Area.  Over 2100 competitors attended  the 2017 event and we are planning for even more this year!  For more information about the 2018 event visit: http://www.asaarchery.com

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Harrah’s Hometown Celebration

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harrah’s Metropolis, 100 E. Front St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting the Hometown Celebration for the entire family. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone along food and drinks available for purchase. Cash is required for all purchases. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6:00-9:00 p.m A large display of fireworks will be lighting up the sky at approximately 9:15 p.m. provided by Melrose Pyrotechnics. The fireworks display has been generously sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, Greater Metropolis Convention and…

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October 2018

45th Annual Fort Massac Encampment

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual Fort Massac Encampment, which will be held at the historic site Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21, 2018. The 2018 Encampment will feature the thunderous boom of cannons and a tempting assortment of foods and activities from which to choose.  It is more than an old-timey crafts fair, as it pays tribute to Illinois’ rich frontier history.  Historical re-enactors and skilled…

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