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Upcoming Events

ArtFeast

Saturday, August 17th

Old Town's Art Feast returns again! The arts and craft festival is from 10-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 on Turner Street in the heart of Old Town. Join us as dozens of vendors line the streets of Old Town selling handmade goods you can't get anywhere else! Food vendors will also be part of the event. Artists of all mediums are invited to apply for space. Good must be homemade. To apply for a vendor ...

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, September 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:  Friedland Industries

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Michigan BluesFest

Friday, September 20th

Michigan BluesFest started in 1994 and featured such renowned artists as Kid Rock, Marcy Playground, Duncan Sheik, Nineteen Wheels and local showstoppers such as Powerface, Knee Deep Shag, The Lash, and The Weepers. BluesFest’s updated format has featured nationally recognized blues artists and popular performers from around the state. For more information on BluesFest, visit http://www.oldtownbluesfest.com/

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, October 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:

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Oktoberfest

Friday, October 4th

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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

January 9, 2019

Chocolate Walk is Back!

This year’s event will be on Sunday, Feb. 10. We will welcome more than 250 attendees to the neighborhood to gather more than two pounds of chocolate and treats from Old Town businesses. Participants pick up their chocolate box and map from the OTCA office to start and walk through the historic neighborhood, gathering a [...]

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January 9, 2019

Join us for the 2019 OTCA Annual Meeting on Feb. 6!

Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 6 as we kick off another great year in Old Town — and thank you, our supporters, volunteers and sponsors at the 2019 Old Town Annual Meeting and Winter Mixer. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Town Marquee, 319 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. It is free and [...]

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January 8, 2019

From the Desk of the Director Featured in OTCA Newsletter in 2019

Hello!  I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and were able to spend some time with family and friends. Moving into the new year, we are introducing a new feature in the newsletter: “From the Desk of the Director." This will be an area that will cover pertinent information regarding Old Town [...]

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January 7, 2019

Host Wake Up Old Town in 2019

Wake Up Old Town! is a free and informal networking opportunity for professionals 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 (unless delayed by a holiday) at rotating locations in and [...]

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September 13, 2018

Not Your Opa’s Oktoberfest brings new features to Old Town’s signature event!

Old Town Lansing’s signature event, Oktoberfest, is just a few weeks away — but this year we’ve added a few twists. ‘Not your Opa’s Oktoberfest’ runs from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 and noon-10 p.m. Saturday Oct. 6 on Turner Street in Old Town. Here’s what you can expect (both new and old): Admission to [...]

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