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Upcoming Events

Arts Night Out

Friday, August 13th

Arts Night Out is a local evening arts event presented by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing that pairs artists and creatives with Old Town area businesses and shops to create an evening of pop-up arts and culture surprises for a full evening of fun for the whole family. You don't want to miss it! Are you a local artist, musician or creator who wants to collaborate with local businesses, get your work seen and ...

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Second Friday Shop Hop

Friday, August 13th

Second Friday Shop Hop is designed to introduce, or even reintroduce attendees to the vast array of small businesses creating the character of our community.  Small businesses are the heart and soul of communities.  With the reopening of Michigan, the Retailers of Old Town want to invite you to rediscover all that Old Town Lansing has to offer.  We invite you to attend our Second Friday Shop Hop from 5-8 pm each month with participating ...

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Art Feast 2021

Saturday, August 21st

Old Town's Art Feast returns again! The arts and craft festival is from 10-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 on Turner Street in the heart of Old Town. Artists of all mediums are invited to apply for space. Goods must be homemade (no MLMs). The OTCA will provide a 10x10 space. Artists are required to provide their own tables, chairs, pop-up tents and anything else they may need. Once your application has been accepted, you will ...

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Arts Night Out

Friday, September 10th

Arts Night Out is a local evening arts event presented by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing that pairs artists and creatives with Old Town area businesses and shops to create an evening of pop-up arts and culture surprises for a full evening of fun for the whole family. You don't want to miss it! Are you a local artist, musician or creator who wants to collaborate with local businesses, get your work seen and ...

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Upcoming Events

Second Friday Shop Hop

Friday, September 10th

Second Friday Shop Hop is designed to introduce, or even reintroduce attendees to the vast array of small businesses creating the character of our community.  Small businesses are the heart and soul of communities.  With the reopening of Michigan, the Retailers of Old Town want to invite you to rediscover all that Old Town Lansing has to offer.  We invite you to attend our Second Friday Shop Hop from 5-8 pm each month with participating ...

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Old Town offers unique experiences through special events, incredible people, eclectic shops and a rich history.

Discover Old Town

The Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Lansing’s Old Town through socioeconomic development, promoting Old Town and its businesses, historic preservation, business recruitment, community outreach, and educating the public through our exciting walking tours. Rich and vibrant streetscapes provide a gateway to our livable, walkable and family-friendly community. Residents of Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods are invested and engaged in the success of the Old Town community.

News

June 29, 2021

Sarah Elizabeth Wallace’s Dia del León! CD Release Festival

Sarah Elizabeth Wallace, is a local professional musician who desires to bring renewed hope to the Lansing area with the release of her full original album “canciones totales del león” (Total Songs of the Lion) by creating a festival day, Dia del León For Release: Contact: Sarah Wallace (517) 896-8478 sarahew2001@yahoo.com Sarah Elizabeth Wallace's Dia [...]

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May 13, 2021

Tulips & Vibes are Blooming

For Release: Contact: Mike Marriott (631) 882-1195 theartspromoter@gmail.com Tulips & Vibes are Blooming The Artist’s Umbrella Presents Vibes in Bloom: The 40,000 Tulip Show Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 7:00pm Outdoor Space behind Urban Beat in Old Town Lansing (Lansing, MI) – Michigan’s Premiere Variety Show returns on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 7pm. The Artist’s [...]

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August 2, 2020

Canceled Events

Several Old Town Festivals canceled due to COVID ArtFeast  Old Town Commercial Association has made the difficult decision to cancel ArtFeast 2020 scheduled for August 22. We appreciate your understanding and are looking forward to hosting ArtFeast again in 2021. If you are interested in being a vendor in 2021, please stay tuned on both [...]

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August 2, 2020

Experience Old Town Event

Experience Old Town Event  Come experience Old Town for the day on August 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! This one day event is an opportunity to visit our great shops and businesses, enjoy some of our amazing restaurants and do it all safely in a way that is comfortable for you. Whether you [...]

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February 16, 2020

OTCA seeks Executive Director

The Old Town Commercial Association seeks a full-time executive director. Interested candidates should email resume and a cover letter to apply@oldtownmainstreet.org Old Town Commercial Association Executive Director Job Description Position Overview: The Old Town Commercial Association board of directors seeks an executive director who can continue the growth and revitalization of the Old Town, Lansing corridor. Old [...]

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