Sunday August 20th, 2017
Market Street, Street Fair
Festivities will begin on Sunday, August 20th on Market Street from Noon – 8 pm. Retail stores will be open throughout the day. Live bands, Helicopter Tours, Carriage Rides and Bounce Houses and Food Vendors will add to the Fun!
718 Brew Cafe will have a DJ & Karaoke from 6-10 pm.
Where is the Sun Run for Fun
On Sunday evening, at 7pm there will be a 3 mile Fun Run. The scenic route will begin near the Lois Lane Statue and take you by landmarks including the Superman Statue, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino, Dorothy Miller Park and more.
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Monday, August 21st, 2017
Eclipse Viewing Party
We are moving the party to the banks of the Ohio River at Dorothy Miller Park to view the eclipse, from 11 am – 3 pm.
There will be vendors, food, entertainment & lots of fun for your family, including helicopter tours, carriage rides and balloons animals & bounce houses for the kids! Also on Sunday evening, beginning at 7 pm is a 3 mile Fun Run. The scenic route will begin near the Lois Lane Statue and take you by landmarks including the Superman Statue, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino, Dorothy Miller Park and more.
For Vendor information, contact the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce at 618-524-2714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Crossroads of Totality” Prime Viewing Areas with Free Parking
Dorothy Miller Park
Fort Massac State Park
1308 E. 5th St.
Mermet Fish & Wildlife Area
1812 Grinnell Rd. Belknap, IL