Seasonal

Tangi 4-H Parade / Family Fun Fest 1 Mile/ 5K Run

The 10th Annual Tangi 4-H Parade / Family Fun Fest 1 Mile/ 5K Run will be hosted at Chappapeela Sports Park in Hammond on Friday, May 1, starting at 3 pm. Pet Parade Registration: $20/Pet includes t-shirts (pre-register by April 17th). Registration after April 17th -$25/Pet + t-shirt is extra.Pet contest begins at 5:30 PM. Pet entry fee(…)

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Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2015

Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2015

    Hammond Square’s Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, March 28 from 10 am – 1 pm Egg Hunt begins at 10:15 amFREE event is the largest Easter event ever at Hammond Square, featuring Carnival Games, a Video Game Truck, a Petting Zoo, Face Painting and of course, the Easter Egg Hunt.More info including event map and timeline available(…)

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Gala of the Royal Horses

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm at the SLU University Center in Hammond Enjoy the majesty of the worlds most beautiful horses in a spectacular show including dancers and musicians. Fun for the whole family. Tickets available at the University Center box office, www.etix.com, or charge by phone at 800-514-3849 For more information www.galaoftheroyalhorses.com

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Super Lion Saturday

On March 28, 2015, Southeastern Louisiana University presents a celebration of all things Southeastern Louisiana University Athletics.  5K Green & Gold Run beginning at 8:00 am. SLU Softball against Sam Houston State at 11:00 am Tailgate hosted by Gus O’Krepki at 12:00 pm The Annual Spring Football game at 1:00 pm SLU Lions baseball at 3:00 pm. Come out and enjoy a(…)

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Art in April

Come stroll Downtown Hammond and celebrate the culture and arts of Hammond. Award winning artists from throughout the region will join live music, photography, performance art and more. The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center will have fun indoor and outdoor games for children.

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Strawberry Day in the Park

Strawberry Day in the Park on March 21, 2015 at Memorial Park in Ponchatoula: Fun filled day that includes a Strawberry Bake Off, Jambalaya Cook Off, and a Holey Board Tournament.

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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas – Local Activities for This Weekend

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas – Local Activities for This Weekend

  Through 25: Hammond’s Zemurray Park Christmas Lights Open nightly Dec. 5 – Dec. 25 from 6 – 9 pm Zemurray Park, 400 S. Oak Street, Hammond Cost: Free Drive through or take a walk through the “Children’s Playland” light display. The train will run for free on Friday, Dec. 19 from 6 – 9 pm; and  Saturday(…)

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Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – 2014

Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – 2014

CHRISTMAS PARADES – 2014 Thursday, Dec. 4: Town of Roseland Christmas Parade 6 pm Start Time Route:  Starts at old JayCee Hall, goes up Hwy 51 to the old City Hall Friday, Dec 5: Hammond Christmas Parade 6:30 pm Start Time Theme: “It’s a Beautiful Night in the City of Hammond” Route:  General Pershing to Church(…)

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Cut Your Own Tree at Local Christmas Tree Farms – 2014

Yawn Station Christmas Tree Farm – Independence Open daily until Dec. 23 (or until sold out) from 9 am – 5 pm 29400 Ruby Pervis Rd. in Independence Variety of live trees and precut trees from North Carolina. Also wreaths and garlands. Kids activities include: Train rides (wheelchair-accessible), karaoke (check FB page for times), other(…)

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