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Check out our latest announcements, recognitions & more here!
Starry Saturday 2023
The Hammond Downtown Development district excitedly announces its annual event, Starry Saturday, as the holidays draw near! Celebrate th...
2023 Downtown Trick-or-Treat
Downtown Trick-or-Treat is back! Join us for a frightfully fun time on Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30-7:00 pm. Dress up in your best ...
Railroad Roar & 2023 Southeastern Homecoming Celebrations
The Hammond Downtown Development District, Tangipahoa Chamber, and the Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association are thrilled...
Hot August Stroll 2023 Recap
The Hammond Downtown Development District held “Hot August Stroll”, a major rebrand of its signature event “Hot August Night”, on Saturd...
Express your creativity at our Downtown Hammond Chalk Walk on Saturday, April 29th, 2023! Participation is free AND registration is requ...
Downtown Hammond’s Spring 2023 Picnic in the Park Announced
The Hammond Downtown Development District (DDD) announces the Spring 2023 season of Picnic in the Park. As Downtown Hammond’s premier ou...
Hammond Farmers and Artisans Market partners with Greaux...
Starting Saturday, February 18 2023, Shoppers with low income will receive a dollar-for-dollar match for SNAP dollars they spend at the ...
Hammond DDD Announces Farmers Market Rebrand & Move to R...
Hammond, LA - The Hammond Downtown Development District (DDD) is thrilled to announce that the Hammond Farmers Market is moving to Railr...
The Hammond DDD and Tangipahoa Chamber of Commerce Host ...
The DDD & Tangipahoa Chamber took over Lion Up Tuesday on October 4th by promoting local retail and restaurant specials, hosting the sto...
Railroad Park Grand Opening
The Railroad Park is officially open! The grand opening of Railroad Park took place on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 5:30-8pm. The cerem...
Hammond is a standout during National Main Street Confer...
Main Street America holds its National Main Street Now conference annually. The Main Street Now Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, pro...
DDD Director earns Main Street America Revitalization Pr...
Announced during the closing session of the National Main Street Conference in Richmond, Va - Hammond Downtown Development District Exec...
Grants & Accreditations Recently Awarded to the DDD
Main Street America (2023)
Main Street America (2022)
Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation
$7,882.00 Historic Preservation Fund for the creation of the Railroad Park History Exhibit
to transform a vacant, overgrown lot into a community garden + green space.
to purchase and install six bike racks throughout downtown.
to put towards Hammond Farmers Market
Louisiana Cultural District (June 2020)
Main Street America (2020)