Included with every VIP Experience Pass:

  • Access to all areas available to the general public PLUS access to the VIP viewing section located in the front of the stage.
  • Access to the designated behind the stage VIP Experience area.
  • Access to  the VIP Experience alcohol refreshment bar where beverages can be purchased.
  • Includes exit and re-entry privileges with VIP Experience wristband.
  • Access to separate restrooms located in the VIP Experience area.

City of Hammond reserves the right, without refunding any portion of the VIP Experience Pass purchase price, to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of Wolf Lake Memorial Park, Festival of the Lakes, or any local, state, or federal law or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly, or offensive by the City of Hammond. Persons entering the festival are subject to search. VIP Experience Pass users bear all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, whether occurring before, during, or after the event. VIP Experience Pass users bear all risks, including cancellation of the event and of inclement weather. The resale or attempted resale of the VIP Experience Pass is strictly prohibited and if discovered will result in the pass being voided without refund. The VIP Experience Pass may not be used for private or third partyadvertising promotion (including contests and sweepstakes). VIP Experience Pass user consents to the City of Hammond’s use of their image or likeness incidental to any video display, transmission, or recording of the event. The VIP Experience Pass is a revocable license for the time/date listed on the ticket.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. You assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness—including, without limitation, exposure to COVID-19 or any other bacteria, virus, or other pathogens capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, whether that exposure occurs before, during, or after the event, and regardless of how caused or contracted—and you hereby waive and give up any and all claims and potential claims against the City of Hammond, the Hammond Park Board of Commissioners, the Hammond Port Authority and against its agents, employees, and contractors (the “Released Parties”) —relating to such risks, hazards, and dangers including as a result of the negligence of the Released Parties. By attending this event I hereby assume any and all of the risks that may exist and are associated with COVID-19 and release and hold harmless from all liability the Released Parties including but not limited to liability arising from the negligence of or fault of the Released Parties.