Welcome To Metropolis: The Home of Superman!



Since 1972, Metropolis has been known as the “HOME OF SUPERMAN”. Metropolis is located at the very southern tip of Illinois. Metropolis Area Chamber of Commerce not only serves as the voice for member businesses, representing, advocating and working to enhance the businesses and civic environment, but also is your “Welcome Center” for the city of Metropolis.


Check Out Our Local Events!

Super Solar Eclipse Event Poster

Embark on a weekend of discovery and entertainment in Metropolis, starting Saturday, April 6th! Super Solar Eclipse Celebration is featuring not only a dynamic marketplace but also enlightening sessions with NASA scientists, heart-pounding performances by live bands, poker run, wrestling performances (free of charge) and, of course, the breathtaking solar eclipse experience.  Join us for a weekend packed with celestial wonders and enriching activities.

Join NASA and Metropolis Chamber of Commerce April 8, 2024 at the Superman Statue for a fun and exciting presentation on the solar eclipse. Learn about the solar eclipse, Artemis and NASA from 3 Marshall Engineers. This free event is open to the public.  Enjoy NASA/Solar Eclipse stickers, handouts & solar eclipse glasses (limited availability). Starting Monday morning on April 8, 2024 through the duration of the solar eclipse!

NASA Outreach Program

NASA Outreach Program Metropolis, IL April 8th

Attend the 46th Annual Superman Celebration June 7-9, 2024. This celebration is a fan favorite for all ages!

For more information visit:

Superman Celebration Email | call (618) 524-2714

Annual Awards Banquet

  • 2023 Volunteer of the Year: Morgan Siebert  
  • 2023 President’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Alex Jones & Josh Jones
  • 2023 Small Business of the Year: Sully’s Billiards Bar & Grill
  • 2023 Large Business of the Year: Massac Memorial Hospital
  • 2023 Three Cheers Award: Joe Jennings