Membership

Why become an Old Town member? Your support allows our organization to continue revitalization of Lansing’s original historic district. As a nonprofit we rely on community support to continue our mission:To maintain a vibrant business community in Lansing’s historic Old Town district by providing services and opportunities that foster economic growth and community engagement.

Business Membership

Becoming an Old Town business member offers many opportunities for the growth of your business. Additionally, your membership is an investment in the Old Town Lansing community. Your membership will work towards the continual revitalization of the area to transform this unique area into an inviting, urban, arts community. Visit otca.wildapricot.org/join-us to become part of the fastest growing community in the Lansing area and find out how Old Town membership can benefit you and your business.

Benefits of Business Membership

  • 50% discount on Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau membership dues
  • up to 12% off of Auto Owners Business Insurance; group-rate health insurance plans
  • advertising and promotion opportunities from Old Town media partners
  • free membership in the Small Business Association
  • opportunity to join planning committees, have influence on economic development for business district
  • eligibility for Old Town grant programs; newsletter and website features
  • individual memberships for staff, including discounted rates on festivals and more (tax deductible)
  • knowledge you are helping to improve Lansing’s original Old Town district

Business Membership Rates

  • $50 – start-up business (new businesses in their first year in or near Lansing’s historic Old Town region)
  • $100 – non-profit/co-op business rate
  • $150 – 1-3 employees
  • $250 –  4-10 employees
  • $500 –  11-20 employees
  • $750 – 21-30 employees
  •  $1,000 – 31+ employees

Note: two part-time employees equal one full-time employee

Individual Membership

Becoming an Old Town member is an investment in the community and values that make up Old Town Lansing. Your membership will work toward the continual revitalization of the Old Town area to transform this unique area into an inviting, urban, arts community. Visit otca.wildapricot.org/join-us to become part of the fastest growing community in the Lansing area and get discounts on products and services from businesses across the district.

Individual Membership Benefits

  • $5 off at Old Town festivals – includes discount each day for two day festival or single discount off full weekend
  • Cozy Koi Bed and Breakfast – $10 off a night’s stay
  • Friedland Industries – free shredding of confidential documents or drives
  • Headroom Salon – 15% off all products
  • Rathbun Agency – group insurance discount opportunities and special rates
  • Suburban Hyundai of Lansing – ‘A-Plan’ pricing on new vehicle purchase
  • Swanson Design Studios – 5% off professional services
  • Craving’s Gourmet Popcorn – $1 tall bags of theatre style popcorn, anytime
  • MEAT Southern BBQ – 10% off entire bill
  • Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern – free truffle oil popcorn with drink purchase
  • Absolute Gallery – 10% off all non-consignment merchandise and custom framing
  • Bohnet Electric Company – $10 off lampshades, $5 off all lamp repairs (can’t be combined)
  • Grace Boutique – 10% off your purchase
  • Katalyst Gallery – 10% off all merchandise (excludes consigned artwork)
  • Lamb’s Gate Antiques – 10% off anything in the store
  • Metro Retro – 10% off regular priced items
  • Mother and Earth Baby Boutique – 5% off your purchase (excludes services and rentals)
  • Old Town General Store – 15% off any one Michigan themed, non-food item (not applicable on gift baskets or alcohol)
  • Polka Dots ‘Bead-a-ful’ Boutique – 10% off regular priced items
  • Su Casa – 10% off in-stock merchandise (excludes vaporizers); 50% off watch battery replacement
  • Sweet Custom Jewelry – 20% off merchandise (excludes sale, loose diamonds, special orders and coins)

Individual Membership Rates

  • $10 – student
  • $25 – Old Townie
  • $100 – Old Townie+ (comes with a pair of tickets to festival of your choice)

Join or Renew Your Membership Now

All Old Town members are invited to join planning committees and exercise voting rights at the annual meeting each February. The Old Town Commercial Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; your contribution may be deductible according to IRS regulations.

To join Old Town, visit otca.wildapricot.org/join-us.

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