Downtown Hammond's Free Outdoor Concert Series

Picnic in the Park is a safe, family-friendly and free-to-attend live music event right in the heart of our downtown. Grab a bite, pop a top, and chill out in the grass at Cate Square Park. Concerts may also be hosted in Railroad Park. Join our newsletter or give us a follow to stay up to date! 

🎶🌳 Picnic in the Park: Fall 2022 Series 🌳🎶 

Picnic in the Park is a safe, family-friendly, and free-to-attend live music event in Cate Square Park... right in the heart of Downtown Hammond!

This fall, the area's top musical acts will rock out from the gazebo, providing FREE quality entertainment for all ages. Each show starts at 5:30pm and runs until 7:30pm, with a 20-minute intermission. (Just enough time to go grab more food and drinks from a local restaurant!)


September 9: The Jo & Mo' Show
October 4: TBA (stay tuned for exciting updates!)
November 4: Ricky T & The Rockets

Grab your lawn chair. Gather your friends.
Get your food to-go. We'll see you at Cate Square Park!

Become A Sponsor

By becoming a sponsor of Picnic in the Park, you would contribute to the revitalization of Downtown Hammond, help strengthen our community, and support local musicians, bars, and restaurants. You will also position your brand in front of a broad and diverse audience, and join the ranks of companies who are well-known for supporting important causes in our community. There are sponsorship levels that would fit into budgets of all sizes.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Info

Apply to be a Musical Act

We strive to bring in local acts of all genres. If you'd like to play at Picnic in the Park, please email [email protected]

Past Musical Acts

Nick Perkins as Elvis
Casey Saba
Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces
The Open Range Band
Sugar Shaker
Thomas Cain
📸 Picnic in the Park Pics 📸

Take a look at some awesome moments from PITPs past!