A family friendly festival with four days of Super fun! Superman Celebration is a one-of-a-kind event honoring Metropolis’ favorite son, Superman, and is held the second weekend of June each year centered around a 15 ft. bronze Superman Statue on Superman Square. Complete with entertainment, TV & movie celebrity appearances, comic artists & writers, and carnival this celebration is a must see event!
For over a decade the city of Metropolis has hosted the ASA Illinois Pro/Am Championship at Mermet Lake - State Fish and Wildlife Area. Archers from all over North America visit Metropolis for one week in June to compete for cash and prizes and the title of Illinois Champion.