Thursday-Sunday, June 9-12, 2016
38th Annual Superman Celebration
10 a.m. – 10 p.m. most days
Superman Square and other locations throughout 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.
Thursday, June 9
Thursday events include: Carnival, Opening Skit, Lois Lane Award, Gospel Music with Jerason Dean, Meet Superman, Film Festival, Gospel Music with The Whisnants, Color Superman Poster, Corey Evitts & Revolver, Outdoor Theater and more. Get Schedule with times and locations here.
Friday, June 10
Friday events include: Superman Radio Show, Meet Superman, Meet Celebrities, Film Festival, Artist Alley, Superhero Serial Eating Contest, Honorary Citizens Swearing In Ceremony, BMX Bike Show, Hooked on Science, Carnival, Superhero Puzzle Competition, Puppet Show, Superman Trivia, Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler, Toally 80s Dance Party, Metro Rock n Retro, Outdoor Theater and more. Get Schedule times and locations here.
Friday – Sunday June 12
Superman Celebration Artist Alley & Writer’s Way
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday & Saturday
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
8th and Market Sts. door on side of Union Hall, Metropolis
Artist Alley Is probably one of the coolest places during Superman Celebration where 25 Artists and Writers gather, ready to show off their sketches, books, magazines, comics and charm. Featured guests this year are Jon Bogdanove, Rick Burchett, Josh Elder and Joseph McCabe. Admission is free.
Saturday, June 11
Saturday events include: Celebrity appearances, SuperTrek Bike Ride, Washer Pitching Tournament, Puppet Making Workshop, Meet Superman, Artist Alley & Writer’s Way, BMX Bike Show, Hooked on Science, Arm Wrestling, 8-Ball Pool Tournament, Beautiful Baby Pageant, Supergirl and Superboy Pageants, Color a Cape, Carnival, Puppet Show, SuperDog Show, Superman Trivia, Comedian Ron Placone, Championship Wrestling with Jerry Lawler, Lew Jetton & 61 South, Save the Massac Benefit Auction, Outdoor Theater and more. Get Schedule with times and locations here.
Sunday, June 12
Sunday events include: Rotary Club Car Show, Arm Wrestling, Artist Alley & Writer’s Way, BMX Bike Show, Heroes & Villains Costume Contest, Illusionist Morgan Strebler, Color a Giant Comic, Parade of Characters, Superman Scavenger Hunt, Special Screenings from Film Festival and Closing Ceremony. Get Schedule with times and locations here.
For more information, contact the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, 618-524-2714 or 800-949-5740. Visit website for complete details.