The Hammond Holiday Parade & Santa Sprint are Back for 2021!


Hammond Holiday Parade

Join us for the 2021 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 4 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 167th and 165th Streets.

The parade’s Grand Marshal this year is the cast from the Towle Theater’s “Fabulous 50’s Christmas” musical. Those Funny Little People and area high school marching bands will also provide entertainment.

If your business/organization wishes to enter a float, vehicle or walking group in the parade, find the online participation form at

Call (219) 853-7708 for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Entry deadline is November 19.

Santa Sprint Fun Run

Before the parade, jump in on the Santa Sprint Fun Run! This one-mile run starts at 175th & Indianapolis and ends in front of the Sportsplex just past 165th Street. Shirts are available for purchase online. There is no cost to enter, simply register at the event or pre-register here.