Live Music in Cate Square Park

Picnic in the Park is a socially-distanced, family-friendly, and free-to-attend live music event right in the heart of our downtown. Many of the region’s top musicians gain exposure from the Cate Square Park gazebo, providing quality entertainment for all ages. Grab a bite, bring your drink, and chill out in the grass. We'll see you there!


🎶🌳 Picnic in the Park: Spring 2021 Series 🌳🎶 
 Presented by Hammond DDD + First Guaranty Bank

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

This April, May, and June, three of the region's top musical acts will rock out from the gazebo, providing FREE quality entertainment for all ages. Each show starts at 5:30 and runs until 8:30, with a 20-minute intermission. (Just enough time to go grab more food and drinks!)


April 2: Sugar Shaker
May 7: Thomas Cain
June 4: The Open Range Band

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
📸 Picnic in the Park Pics 📸


Take a look at some awesome moments from PITPs past!