July 4th Celebration at Wolf Lake

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the details of the annual Fourth of July Celebration at Wolf Lake. The annual Naturalization Ceremony will begin July 4th at 5:00pm at The Pav. The Bill Porter Orchestra is guaranteed to put you in a patriotic mood when they perform after the ceremony’s completion (approximately …

Festival of the Lakes hosts Polka Party

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The 14th Annual Festival of the Lakes invites all polka enthusiasts to stop by when it hosts its popular Polka Party on Sunday, July 23. Musical guest The Music Company will bring a traditional Polish sound to accompany an afternoon of great food and dancing. Since 1969, The Music Company has been entertaining people throughout Chicagoland. Featuring a variety of …

Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Walk/Run/Splash along Wolf Lake

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. presents: The Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Walk, Run & Splash Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to compete in the Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Walk, Run & Splash at the 14th Annual Festival of the Lakes. The event starts and ends at Wolf Lake Memorial Park on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Registration begins …

Festival of the Lakes Carnival Mega Pass Now On Sale!

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation and Modern Midways are pleased to announce the return of the carnival Mega Pass for use at the 14th Annual Festival of the Lakes. The Mega Pass is on sale now for $50 each, in person at the Hammond Civic Center Business Office, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., Monday Friday from 8:30am …

VIP Experience Passes Now Available!

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The 14th annual Festival of the Lakes takes place in Hammond’s beautiful Wolf Lake Memorial Park from July 19-23. Don’t miss the chance to see your favorite artist in this year’s outstanding lineup! VIP Experience Passes go on sale TODAY at 9:00am on festivalofthelakes.com. Act quickly and get your VIP Experience Pass while they last! There are only a limited …

Sinatra Forever @ The PAV

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to welcome Rick Michels’ and his 24-piece big band back to the Pavilion at Wolf Lake for Sinatra Forever on Saturday, June 17th. Sinatra Forever: A Salute to Frank Sinatra is a concert that pays homage to the greatest singer of all time. Rick Michel is one of …

2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

Hammond’s 2017 Flower Give Away

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. Hammond Parks & Recreation and Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away to HAMMOND RESIDENTS will be held at: Jean Shepherd Community Center 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State …

Region Riot Criterium Bike Race

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til is proud to bring the inaugural Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:00am until 6:00pm. A criterium cycling race, also known as a crit, is a bike race consisting of multiple laps around a …