Welcome to our Metropolis Events Page

There are so many fun local events coming up this year in Metropolis, including our annual Superman Celebration which brings over 40,000 Super Visitors into town each year.  There are also many smaller museum events, local events, parades, and gatherings happening throughout the year so check those out too.

Metropolis Events

Here are some of the events coming up in Metropolis

No upcoming events.

Fall Back to Metropolis

2019 Fall back to Metropolis Event Logo

Fall Back to Metropolis November 1st - 3rd 2019

The Super Museum will be hosting the "2nd Annual Fall back to Metropolis event. 

  • Friday will include a Magic show staring world famous magician Morgan Strebler (www.morganstrebler.com) Purchase your wrist band to get into all of our Fall back to Metropolis events at the counter at the Super Museum or pay general admission of $5.00 to enter the museum for the day.
  •  Please join us for our first ever Fall Back to Metropolis "super scary movie night"!! The event will take place in the upper floor of The Super Museum.
    Southern Illinois' Zaago's Horror Extravaganza will be your hosts for the evening. Join them as they navigate you through the horror classic "House on Haunted Hill". This year marks the 60th anniversary of this classic movie!!
    Admission will be $5 OR you can purchase a Fall Back to Metropolis wrist band for $10 that will get you admission to the movie, the Super museum & the totally 80s dance party at Fat Ed's on Saturday evening!!! The wrist bands are available at the counter in the Super museum gift shop. 
  • Ghost Tour at the Riverview Mansion Friday Night
  • Saturday Meet and Greet with Super Heroes in front of the Super Museum.  Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Joker, Harley Quinn, Black Widow, Winter Soldier, Magneto, and Jack Skeleton will be there for photo ops and a dance party.
  • Guest Artists Philo Barnhart, Charles D. Moisant, Trevor Hawkins, Liam Hays, Candice Comelleri, and more.
  • Vendors
  • Bounce House
  • Limited Supply Event Shirt
  • Games
  • afternoon Paint party hosted by SMUDGE.
  • Q&A with Super Museum founder Jim Hambrick on Saturday
  • Saturday Night 80s Dance Party at Fat Eds Roadhouse with DJ and 80s decor.  Come dressed up and ready to have a great time!!
  • Saturday night there will be a ghost tour at the Riverview Mansion.
  • The Riverview Mansion will be hosting an RSVP brunch on Sunday.

Featured Products

Fall Back to Metropolis Sponsors

Special Thanks for Supporting our event

Thank you!

Individual Sponsors and Volenteers

Alyssa Rickards - Kandi Bradford - Travis Bradford - Yuri Rentfro -Khristen Rentfro - Marcia Pace - Casey Pace - Charles D. Moisant - Philo Barnhart - Lori Klingensmith -William Nichols - Adam Prince - Adam Siebert - Jessie Gutierrez - Shannon Prince - Matt Strebler - Sean Casey - Jeff Yonosick - Becca ID