Festival of the Lakes: Mayor’s 5k Challenge


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As an avid runner, one of Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s personal favorite events at Hammond’s annual Festival of the Lakes is the Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Run/Walk/Splash. The race starts and finishes at the Wolf Lake Aquatic Play Center, 2100 Calumet Avenue, on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. …

Festival of the Lakes offers carnival Mega Pass


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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 12th Annual Festival of the Lakes. The Mega Pass is on sale now for $50 each, only at the Hammond Civic Center Business Office, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., Monday through Friday from 8 …

City of Hammond announces Festival of the Lakes main stage line up


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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the 12th annual Festival of the Lakes music talent lineup for the main stage at Wolf Lake Memorial Park Pavilion, 2434 S. Calumet Avenue: Wednesday, July 15 Headline acts: Alien Ant Farm, Hoobastank & P.O.D. Thursday, July 16 Opening Act: High Noon Headline act: The Charlie …

Festival of the Lakes opens in Hammond


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July 16, 2014 – Anna Ortiz The temperatures didn’t reflect the Caribbean island music Wednesday as the Festival of the Lakes opened in Hammond. Cool breezes wafted through the crowd along with blues and reggae music as youngsters lined up for carnival rides along the Midway. The 11th annual Festival of the Lakes has more rides, more food and what …

Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone


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Music in the Air Hammond’s 11th Annual Festival of the Lakes is a five-day summer celebration that begins July 16 and concludes July 20. The festival focuses on entertainment, food, and activities. This year’s entertainment includes The Kinsey Report opening for Jimmy Cliff to kick off the week on Wednesday, July 16. Jimmy Sarr Band will open for Big & …

Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone


CATEGORY: Festival of the Lakes Archive

Music in the Air Hammond’s 11th Annual Festival of the Lakes is a five-day summer celebration that begins July 16 and concludes July 20. The festival focuses on entertainment, food, and activities. This year’s entertainment includes The Kinsey Report opening for Jimmy Cliff to kick off the week on Wednesday, July 16. Jimmy Sarr Band will open for Big & ...