Ribbon Cutting Welcome for Midland Metal Products


CATEGORY: Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the arrival of Midland Metal Products into Hammond. Creating a business-friendly atmosphere in Hammond and fostering strong relationships with its local businesses is a priority to Mayor McDermott and his Economic Development team. “Our economic development team has worked hard over the past 15 …

Hammond Holiday Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2019 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at 10a. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd. turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond Sportsplex between …

Recycling Summit


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Mayor's Office

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. along with Hammond Public Works and Republic Services invite everyone in Lake County to join us for an education on recycling being held on Thursday, October 24 from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm at the Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard. During the Recycling Summit, you will learn what you can and cannot …

Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the Autumn Colors Craft Show on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Get your Holiday shopping done early, find some fun décor for Halloween, fall, and Christmas, and treat …

United Combat League MMA in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Be there for the next big event in MMA history – United Combat League 32! UCL is returning to the Hammond Civic Center for a pro MMA event featuring UCL Welterweight champ and UFC/Bellator vet Dan Stittgen taking on Indiana’s up and comer Cameron Van Camp. Co main-event features two UFC vets when TUF 2 vet Melvin Guillard takes on …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House


CATEGORY: Events, Fire Department

Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Bounce House for Children Raffle for Free Smoke Detectors Raffle for LCD …

Fall Indoor Garage Sale


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s FREE to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. For additional information on attending or becoming a vendor, call the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 219-554-0155.

14th Annual Remote Controlled Air Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to attend an indoor remote controlled air show and static display hosted by the Midwest RC Pilots on Saturday, September 21 from 12-3p. This event is being held at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and watch or join in on the fun—this event …

Monster Mash at the Jean Shepherd Community Center


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash! On Friday, October 18, 2019, the Jean Shepherd Community Center will host a Halloween dance for all ages from 5:00pm until 9:00pm. Costume contests, games, music, and more! $5 per couple, $2 per additional person (concessions …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

New Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and City Officials at Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new pedestrian bridge on Tuesday, September 10th at 3:00 p.m. The five-span, 600-foot-long multi-use bridge is the fifth pedestrian roadway overpass in the City of Hammond.