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Upcoming Events

Art Feast

Saturday, August 20th

Old Town's Art Feast returns again! The arts and craft festival is from 10-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 on Turner Street in the heart of Old Town. Artists of all mediums are invited to apply for space. Goods must be homemade (no MLMs). More information will come out in the spring.

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Arts Night Out

Friday, September 9th

Arts Night Out provides an evening of art, entertainment and exploration of the unique galleries, shops and restaurants that Old Town offers. Arts Night Out is a Friday-evening, community collaborative in which businesses transform into pop-up galleries and performance spaces through collaboration with experienced and emerging visual, performing and literary artists. https://myartsnightout.com/

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Michigan BluesFest

Thursday, September 15th

Michigan BluesFest is a two-day, open-air festival in the charming Old Town of Lansing, Michigan. We showcase blues of all kinds, attracting well-known and up-and-coming musicians from across the state and around the world. Lots of interactive family friendly activities as well. Performer lineup and schedule coming soon, visit www.micharts.org. Volunteer opportunities available.

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Arts Night Out

Friday, November 4th

Arts Night Out provides an evening of art, entertainment and exploration of the unique galleries, shops and restaurants that Old Town offers. Arts Night Out is a Friday-evening, community collaborative in which businesses transform into pop-up galleries and performance spaces through collaboration with experienced and emerging visual, performing and literary artists. https://myartsnightout.com/

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Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26th

Come out to Old Town to support our small businesses for your holiday shopping.

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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

April 8, 2022

Fairytale Festival

Fairytale Festival will be kids event for sure, but most adults will love it too. There will be fairytale / fantasy themed vendors, the grounds and the house will be decorated in fairytale fashion and there will be fairytale characters and activities (think “Big Bad Wolf Howling Contest!”) There will be a STAGE where the […]

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December 12, 2021

Opportunity Arts “12 Days of Holidays”

Experience the Holidays with Opportunity Arts:The “12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series will include a live holiday concert at one of Lansing’s most beautiful & historic buildings in Old Town, an indoor arts market at another beautiful & historic building, this one in Downtown Lansing, Community Caroling at Rotary Park, a poetry showcase, a […]

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December 8, 2021

“12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series Dec. 13th-24th

Opportunity Arts “12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series. There will be 12 art events in 12 consecutive days from Dec. 13-24 throughout Lansing. The series will feature the Capital Regions’ most talented professional artists, & arts programming designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. There will be a Holiday Concert at the Turner-Dodge [...]

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December 7, 2021

Ugly Sweater Shop Till You Drop Hop

Join us in your Ugly Sweater for late night shopping on Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight. Get your UGLY on and let's have some fun! Late night shopping 6-midnight in Old Town. Participate in the Ugly Sweater competition to win a huge Old Town Gift Certificate basket. Participating businesses: Twiggies Mother [...]

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November 28, 2021

Old Town Commercial for the Holidays December 2021

Lift Up Local in Old Town Lansing for the Holidays. Check out our commercial for the 2021 holidays. https://youtu.be/zzGscyFgw8o 

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