• Downtown Area
    Downtown Area

    Visit Downtown Hammond to explore and enjoy its amenities!! It is the heart of our city!

  • DHC Events
    DHC Events

    The Downtown Hammond Council's mission is to promote, beautify and revitalize our downtown district. Join us for one of our many events that we host every year. Its a time of great music, food and people!!

  • Hohman Avenue
    Hohman Avenue

    Hohman Avenue is the heart of our downtown area. Take a ride down this avenue to see all that it has to offer from tasty restaurants to shops and theaters!!


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El Taco Real

Celebrating 41 years!





Calendar of events

event2September 19, 2015
Bizarre Bazaar 
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event3 Save Date: 11/21/15 
Tribute: Jean Shepherd
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eventSave Date: 6/25/16 
Eat, Shop & Rock 
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Spring Clean-up & Beautification


Hunting Off Hohman

Thank you to everyone who participated (and shopped!) at the Downtown Hammond Council's 2nd Annual 
Hunting off Hohman Garage Sale on Saturday, May 30!

LOTS of peeps visited our Downtown on Saturday!
Mother Nature did not want to cooperate, but that did not dampen the spirit of the participants and shoppers!

Thank you to the following Downtown Hammond Council Board of Directors who volunteered at our event:
Anthony Arduino
Raymundo Garcia
Laura Mannion
Karen Maravilla
Mark Metzger

Special thanks to Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., City of Hammond Public Works, and the Hammond Police Department!

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Parks in the Downtown Area

downtown-hammondDowntown Hammond offers amazing parks and recreation areas to either sit back and relax and enjoy the scenery and nature, have a picnic with family and friends or play on the playgrounds.

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downtown-hammondDowntown Hammond provides a variety of stores along Hohman Avenue.  So stop in and shop!  Shopping and buying local is important to us all!

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downtown-hammondDowntown Hammond provides a variety of eateries along Hohman Avenue.  So stop in and grab a bite to eat!

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Events Calendar

Eat Shop & Rock

jm-citySave the Date: June 2015  - Eat, Shop & Rock


Bizarre Bazaar

jm-citySave the Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 (Held annually on the third Saturday in September) in Downtown Hammond, the Downtown Hammond Council invites you to join us for our 10th Annual Bizarre Bazaar event. - Bizarre Bazaar



A Tribute to 'Jean Shepherd' Author & Hammond's Hometown Hero

jm-citySave the date for next year: Saturday, November 21, 2015! -  A Tribute to Jean Shepherd

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Nominations now being accepted!

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations are now being accepted! Click here to view details and nominate someone!


Eat, Shop & Rock

Thank you for making our Eat, Shop & Rock event a success!! Save the date for next year - Saturday, June 25, 2016!

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