Hometown Celebration scheduled in Metropolis

Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting a Hometown Celebration on Saturday, July 2. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone and food and drinks available to purchase.

The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live music will be provided by Revelry from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. as well. A large display of fireworks is planned at approximately 9:15 p.m. provided by Melrose Pyrotechnics. The fireworks display has been sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, the Greater Metropolis Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Metropolis.

A one-time $5 entry fee is required for anyone 2 years and older, which will benefit the Harrah’s Metropolis School Supply Giveaway, which is planned Thursday, July 21, at the Metropolis Community Center.

The Hometown Celebration will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. It will be located in the Harrah’s Metropolis Casino parking lot between Ferry Street and Metropolis Street. Cash is required for all purchases.

Another display of fireworks is planned Monday, July 4, at Washington Park at dusk. This public display is hosted by the Farmer family in memory of the late Steven Farmer.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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