United Combat League MMA in Hammond

CATEGORY: Events, 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.

Hammond Offers First Bicycle Repair Station


Due to a gift from the United Citizens Association, Inc. (UCA), users of Hammond’s growing system of bicycle trails can now inflate tires, make adjustments and even repairs. The DERO Fix it Station is located along the Wolf Lake Trail near the guardhouse. DERO Fix it Stations includes all the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, from …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

CATEGORY: Events, Featured

The City of Hammond celebrates its 6th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10:00am in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial. Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions and VFW posts, musical entertainment from area …

Blue Dot Safes to Conduct Open Interviews

CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, News

Blue Dot Safes, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will host a Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10am – 3pm at the HDC Building, 5233 Hohman Ave. Blue Dot Safes is a growing safe manufacturing company in Downtown Hammond. Bring your resume and come learn about their open positions. For more information, please call the …