Downtown in December

Last Updated 12/12/2023

The holiday season is upon us and Downtown Hammond is ready to immerse you in a festive wonderland. From exciting holiday events to stunning Christmas decorations, our vibrant city center is the perfect destination for all your holiday shopping needs.

Downtown Hammond is home to over 35 locally owned restaurants, bars, and coffee shops; 25+ retail shops; 20+ salons and spas; and dozens of enriching experiences. Explore our streets' charming boutiques, specialty stores, and local businesses. From unique gifts to trendy fashion, you'll find something for everyone on your list. Take advantage of the special promotions offered by participating businesses that will make your holiday shopping experience even more delightful.

By shopping in Downtown Hammond, you’ll not only find unique gifts but also support the local economy. Small businesses are the heart and soul of our community, and your purchases contribute to their success. This holiday season, make a difference by shopping local and experiencing the warm hospitality that Downtown Hammond has to offer.

Throughout December, downtown businesses and restaurants will host a variety of holiday events that will fill your heart with joy. See the graphic above for more events for each week. They are also shown on our social media pages.

As you shop and enjoy Downtown Hammond, prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning Christmas decorations along our streets and storefronts. With twinkling lights, beautifully decorated trees, and festive window displays. Stroll through our streets, take in the sights and sounds of the season, and capture memorable photos of these enchanting decorations.

Engage yourself in the magic of the holiday season of what Downtown Hammond has to offer. Make this holiday season truly special by supporting local businesses and creating lasting memories in downtown Hammond.

To explore all the shopping, dining, and experiences Downtown Hammond has to offer, take a look at our shopping guide: