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Super Solar Eclipse Activities

Celebrate the sight of a lifetime in Metropolis!

SUPER SOLAR ECLIPSE is coming!!!

Metropolis IL, the Home of Superman, will be your ideal location to celebrate and view the Super Solar Eclipse.

Festivities will begin on Sunday, August 20th on Market Street from Noon – 8 pm. Retail stores will be open throughout the day. 718 Brew Cafe will have a DJ & Karaoke from 6-10 pm.  Also on Sunday evening, beginning at 7 pm is a 3 mile Fun Run. The scenic route will begin near the Lois Lane Statue and take you by landmarks including the Superman Statue, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino, Dorothy Miller Park and more.

Grab a camping spot during the 2017 Solar Eclipse by camping out in the quaint, Dorothy Miller Park, located in Metropolis. You can nestle your tent, chair or telescope next to the Ohio River in our 15X15 area spots available for rent. This will be your spot through out the event.

Enjoy a nice night along the river and wake up to a day to remember.  Spots are limited, so reserve yours today by emailing the following to metroeclipse2017@yahoo.com:
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Spots are $50 each (CASH ONLY PLEASE…pay when arrive)

Monday, August 21st, we’ll move the party to the banks of the Ohio River at Dorothy Miller Park to view the eclipse, from 11 am – 3 pm.  A DJ will be provided for entertainment, information and Eclipse timing, along with food and beverage vendors to choose from during the day until 3 pm. During Monday’s event this is free and open to public, down by our beautiful lighthouse.

There will be vendors, food, entertainment & lots of fun for your family, including helicopter tours, carriage rides and balloons animals & bounce houses for the kids!

Please contact the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce at 618-524-2714 or email office@metropolischamber.com with any questions!

 

Make plans to enjoy the Super Solar Eclipse with a kick off Sunday, August 20th at the Lois Lane Statue!!  For more information on this event, or how to register as a sponsor or participant, please click here.

 

Interested in a t-shirt?  Please call (618) 524-2714 today!

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Where's the Sun? 3 Mile Fun Run Details

METROPOLIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 

Where’s the Sun 3 Mile Fun Run?

Make plans to enjoy the Super Solar Eclipse with a kick off Sunday, August 20th at the Lois Lane Statue!!  For more information on this event, or how to register as a sponsor or participant, please click here.

 

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2017 Superman Festival

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