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Upcoming Events

5th Saturdays with Old Town

Saturday, June 30th

How great is it to have an extra Saturday in a month? It only happens 4 times a year and we are not just going to let it pass by! We are giving away a $100 and $50 Old Town gift card and other swag and you could win. All you have to do is shop/dine at participating merchants. Earn 1 entry at each location that you shop/dine. Here are all the amazing participants.... Absolute ...

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Old Town Garden & Patio Tour

Saturday, July 7th

Participants of all ages have the ability to take a tour of Old Town’s public and hidden gardens and patios while hearing the stories behind them and getting a glimpse of beautiful areas you’d never know existed in an urban neighborhood!   Tickets for this event are available at: https://otca.wildapricot.org/event-2952040

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Scrapfest

Friday, July 13th

Scrapfest celebrates artists who create amazing works of art from scrap metal.

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Art Feast

Saturday, August 18th

Old Town welcomes artists and food trucks from around the state for a one-day, free, art festival on Turner Street. This festival is quickly becoming a destination for emerging artists and welcomes in thousands of attendees!

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5th Saturdays with Old Town

Saturday, September 29th

How great is it to have an extra Saturday in a month? It only happens 4 times a year and we are not just going to let it pass by! We are giving away a $100 and $50 Old Town gift card and other swag and you could win. All you have to do is shop/dine at participating merchants. Earn 1 entry at each location that you shop/dine. Here are all the amazing participants.... Absolute ...

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Visit or Stay Local

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 14, 2018

Business Spotlight: Zoobie’s is Turning 5!

Head over to one of our favorite local watering holes, Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern, this Saturday and help them celebrate their 5th anniversary! The Zoobiesversary Patio Party starts at 3 p.m. on June 16 and will feature live music, games, prizes, and spectacular food and booze! Not only will you be able to indulge in [...]

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June 14, 2018

Discover Blooms & Beyond at Garden and Patio Tour

The Old Town Design Committee and OTCA is presenting the 3rd annual "Old Town in Bloom and Beyond, Patio and Garden Tour" on Saturday, July 7, from 12-6 p.m. Over a dozen beautiful patios and gardens will be open to the public. Join us to hear the stories behind them and get a glimpse of beautiful [...]

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May 19, 2018

Spring Cleanup Rescheduled for May 22

Apologies for the late notice, but we are postponing our Old Town Spring Cleanup date due to impending rain and storms. We are rescheduling for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to plant flowers and mulch. If you have any questions or would like to take part, please contact Shannon Murphy at shannon@oldtownmainstreet.org. Thank you for understanding and I'm sorry for [...]

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May 11, 2018

It’s warming up out there so it’s time for some ice cream!

Old Town is your place for a cool treat on a hot day. We have three really great options. Arctic Corner has been on the corner of Center St. and Cesar Chavez Ave. for 11 years. But their predecessors have been there since 1958. It’s hard to drive by on a hot day and not [...]

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May 11, 2018

Join us May 19 for some spring cleaning!

Winter is finally over! Annual Spring Cleanup Day is May 19 beginning at 10 a.m. Volunteers will meet in Turner Park. Throughout Old Town we will be picking up trash and winter debris, cleaning and mulching flower beds, sweeping sidewalks and gutters, etc. Click here to sign up. If you have questions, please contact Shannon Murphy at shannon@oldtownmainstreet.org. [...]

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