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.

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.

Guest Artist

Philo Barnhart

We are very excited to announce Legendary Disney Artist Philo Barnhart will be at this year's Fall Back to Metropolis Event!! Philo Barnhart is professional film animator from Oak Park, IL, known for his work on feature-length films: Superman (superfriends), The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Rescuers..

Writter/Artist/Creative Director

Charles D. Moisant

For this year's Fall back to Metropolis we are Super pleased to announce comic book artist, writer, and the creative director of Silver Phoenix Entertainment, Charles D. Moisant will be set up to visit with fans sign books, prints and do commissions! Charles has been publishing comic books since 1991, starting


Candice Comelleri


 Candice Comelleri is an award winning professional freelance fine  artist. With contributing illustrated artworks for book covers and a  later to be released childrens book. Her pieces can be found in private  collections all around the world including Russia, Germany, Costa Rica,  and much more.  She loves using her talents to bring joy and make others  happy. She can be found at shows all across the midwest. 

Artist Liam Hay

Liam Hay

 Liam Hay is a teacher from Fayetteville, TN. He has been an artist for many years, and really enjoys teaching children. His professional portfolio mostly includes logo and character designs for clientele. He is a longtime Metropolis enthusiast.  

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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

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