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Experience Old Town

Saturday, August 22nd

Come experience Old Town for the day! 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 come down and stroll through the sidewalk sales, enjoy a takeout meal at our dining area on Turner Street or purchase a gift card from the comfort of your own home - you'll ...

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, September 4th

Wake Up Old Town! is a free and informal Business Networking opportunity for professionals and business owners from all over the city to come together and share ideas and opportunities to help their businesses and Old Town thrive. The event is held on the first Friday of each month at rotating locations in and around Old Town. This month's event will be held at: Old Town General Store, 408 E César E. Chávez Ave

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, October 2nd

Wake Up Old Town! is a free and informal Business Networking opportunity for professionals and business owners from all over the city to come together and share ideas and opportunities to help their businesses and Old Town thrive. The event is held on the first Friday of each month at rotating locations in and around Old Town. This month's event will be held at:  Grace Boutique, 509 E. Cesar E Chavez Ave/

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Blocktober Party

Friday, October 2nd

Join us for Michigan’s best block party in Old Town. This 21+ event features food, drink, games, music and so much fun! The revamped Oktoberfest will have you up and dancing, and joining friends from all over the state for games, brews and so much more! Admission is a suggestion $10 donation. Follow our Facebook event page for updated information.

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, November 6th

Wake Up Old Town! is a free and informal Business Networking opportunity for professionals and business owners from all over the city to come together and share ideas and opportunities to help their businesses and Old Town thrive. The event is held on the first Friday of each month at rotating locations in and around Old Town. This month's event will be held at:  Bad Annie's Sweary Goods, 1209 Turner St.

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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

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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January 24, 2020

Join us for the Old Town Annual Meeting & Winter Mixer Feb. 6

By Shannon Murphy, OTCA Board Member Come help us celebrate another great year in Old Town! The 2020 Old Town Annual Meeting/Winter Mixer is Thursday, Feb. 6 from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Town Marquee, 319 Cesar E. Chavez Ave.The event is free and open to the public. Bring your friends and join us for an evening of food, drinks, a silent auction [...]

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January 24, 2020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Old Town Chocolate Walk

by Sarah Arrendondo, OTCA Volunteer For the sixth year, we are hosting the Old Town Chocolate Walk! Come explore some of Old Town's businesses, shops and restaurants and pick up some gourmet chocolate along the way. The event will be held on Sunday, February 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Each ticket for this event will receive a two pound [...]

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