2017 Superman Celebration

June 8th - 11th, 2017

National Championship Archery Tournaments

June 16th - 25th, 2017

3 World Class Archery Tournaments will be held at the Mermet Lake State Conservation Area beginning June 16th, 2017.

S3DA National Championships – June 16th – 18th

The $20,000.00 Superman Classic Archery Tournament – June 20th – 22nd

ASA Mathews Pro/Am Championship – June 23rd – 25th

The Great American Solar Eclipse

August 21st, 2017

Metropolis will be a prime viewing location for the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse.  Metropolis is one of only a few locations nationwide that will experience a total eclipse.  Predictions state that at 1:21 pm the total eclipse will begin.  At 1:23 pm Metropolis will experience the maximum totality and at 1:24 pm totality will end.  Metropolis will experience 2 minutes and 23 seconds of totality!

Make your plans now to experience “The Sight of a Lifetime” in Metropolis.

2017 Fort Massac Encampment

October 21st & 22nd, 2017

Experience 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. 21st & 22nd.