Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day
Feb 16 06:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Hammond Civic Center - Hammond
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 16 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Region Academy Awards”. There will be a Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Eight Person Foosball Table, Skee Ball, Human Foosball, Temporary Tattoos, Selfie Booth, Tuxedo Rat Piñata and more. This year, you may even have a chance to win a car! The event is free admission. The live entertainment includes Fool House https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjokmtyJeFw and Davy Knowles http://www.soundtrex.com/epk/davy-knowles/.
Various Region craft and domestic beers will be available for your enjoyment. Misbeehavin’ Meads from Valparaiso is returning and Flights 219 will be making custom 219 Day bourbon cocktail to celebrate the event. There will also be some wine and Pepsi products available. Food vendors exclusive to the Region will be on hand as well. T-shirts for the event are available for purchase at www.219day.com. This year, there will be two versions available. Both 2018 shirts and past T-shirts will also be available for sale at the event. New this year, 219 Day Region Rat knit hats will be available for purchase as well.
When you get there, be sure to sign our “You Know You’re From ‘da Region If…..” board posted all round the Civic Center. For those who need a ride, a free shuttle bus will be traveling back and forth to the Hammond South Shore Line train station. Visit www.mysouthshoreline.com for the current train schedule.
5825 Sohl Ave.