37th Annual Superman Celebration starts June 11

Thursday-Sunday, June 11-14, 2015
37th Annual Superman Celebration
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Superman Square and downtown Market Street, Metropolis

Celebrating all things Super, the schedule for the Superman Celebration is filled with events for young and old. Characters, artists and celebrities associated with Superman comics, television shows and movies can be seen around town during this one-of-a-kind event.  Click here for Schedule of Events.

Celebrity Guests: Candace Patton, Caity Lotz, John Shea, Stacy Haiduk, and Diane Sherry Case.

Comics Guests:  Kurt Busiek, Alex Saviuk, Mike Norton, John Jackson Miller, Randyl Bishop, Ken Bailey, Sean Dulaney, Lonnie Easterling, Mitch Foust, Benjamin Glendenning, and Jim Hall.

Artists & Writers:  Trevor Hawkins, Brian K. Morris, Alan Perry, and Nick Rokicki & Joe Kelley.

Other guests:  Scott Long, comedian – Morgan Strebler, illusionist – Josh Boultinghouse, our official Superman.

Music Guests:  Rubik’s Cube – Soul Bandits – Cherish the Blue – Cross Harmony – The Whisnants – Corey Evitts.

On-site Events:  Artist Alley and Writer’s Way – Outdoor Theater at 8th & Market Americana Hollywood and Super Museum open  – Meet Superman Phone Booth Photo Op at Metro Chamber –

Game Zone:  Gamers Paradise – Video Game Tournaments

Man of Steel Area:  BMX Bike Show – K9 Crew Trick Dog Show – Superman vs Batman Tug of War – Great American Puzzler Team Competition – Outdoor Theater – Superman Classic Push/Pull Competition – Zumba on the Square.

Man of Steel Tent:  60 Seconds to be Super game – Fortess of Jellotude contest – Super City Crossfit Challenge – Collectibles can be graded and priced.

Metro Tent:  Lois Lane and Helping Hands Award Ceremonies – Illusionist Morgan Strebler – Superman Radio Show – Q&A with Celebrities – Superman Trivia – Comic Art Panel – Comic Book Faces program – Enjoy Hero History III program – Community Worship Service – Stump the Superman Expert Contest – Heroes and Villains Costume Contest.

Smallville Tent:  Color Superman Posters, Giant Comic – Kids Karaoke – Puppet Workshops – Super Silly Games – Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science – Muley and Friends Puppet Show – Kids Superhero Costume Contest – Kids Superhero Gameshow – Supergirl and Superboy Pageant – Superdog Show – Beautiful Baby Contest – Scavenger Hunt.

Superman Square:  Opening Ceremony and Skit – Meet Superman and Celebrities – Swearing in Ceremony for Honorary Citizens – Costume Parade – Wedding Ceremony – Color a Cape – Closing Ceremony.

Off-site Events:  Superman Meet & Greet at Hardees – Carnival Rides on 5th Street – Super Bowl(ing) at Linwood Super Bowl – Superman Fans Baseball Game at Metropolis Sports Park – Save the Massac Breakfast with Superheroes at Happy Hearts – 8 Ball Tournament at BooBoo’s – Super Cruise-In Classic Car Show at Frank Farmer Chevrolet – Washer Pitching Tournament at Girl Scout House

Baymont Inn Events:  Celebrity Autograph Sessions – Film Festival Screenings and Awards – Scott Long Comedy Show – Save the Massac Benefit Auction –  Documentary: “The Midwest in Panels” – USA Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler – – Helicopter Rides at Baymont Theater Area.

Fat Edd’s:  Supersite Meet and Greet – Super Reception for Josh & Kelley Boultinghouse

Fort Massac Park:  Superman Road Race – Kiwanis Superman Trek Bike Ride – Rotary Club Super Car Show

For more information, contact the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, 618-524-2714 or 800-949-5740. Visit website for more details.  Click here for Schedule of Events.

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