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Upcoming Events

Scrooge Scramble & Holiday Hullabaloo

Saturday, December 1st

More than 400 runners and several thousand visitors kick off the holiday season with this great event! Runners start the holiday season in a healthy way with a 5K run starting at the Fish Ladder and through Burchard Park down the River Trail while visitors shop and celebrate in Old Town with different specials around the neighborhood including visits from Santa, treats to eat, arts and crafts and more!

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, December 7th

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: Mother&Earth Baby Boutique 1212 Turner St

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5th Saturdays with Old Town

Saturday, December 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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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, January 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:  TBA

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Wake Up Old Town!!

Friday, February 1st

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:  TBA

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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

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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September 12, 2018

Business Spotlight: Absolute Gallery

Kathy Holcomb started Absolute Gallery in 2003 with the intention of making it a custom framing service. She quickly realized the opportunity in the growing Old Town District to sell unique handcrafted items. Personal relationships have been developed with all of the artisans she represents. She can give you the background and stories behind many [...]

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September 10, 2018

CATA’s Grab & Go Express gets you from downtown to Old Town for lunch

Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) has debuted a new program called the Grab & Go Express. It’s a free route aimed at people grabbing lunch or running midday errands. The new routes run weekdays from 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. from downtown to Old Town with 26 stops. Departures leave every 15 minutes. The Grab [...]

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August 20, 2018

ArtFeast dazzled many on a fine summer day

ArtFeast on Aug. 18 was a solid success for both participants and vendors. Over 50 artists and 6 food trucks were involved bringing participants a delicious feast of tasty indulgences. It was a perfect summer day which drew a crowd of families and people of all ages to enjoy  the wide range of offerings being [...]

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August 16, 2018

Great Art and Delicious Food at ArtFeast

Old Town is known for its support of the artist community through all the cool shops, galleries and the home of MICA. It is also getting well known for its great food. So why not have ArtFeast, an event that celebrates both?! On Aug. 18 join over 30 artists as they display their uniquely beautiful creations [...]

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