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Upcoming Events

Old Town Oktoberfest

Friday, September 30th

Join us as we celebrate the 11th annual Old Town Oktoberfest, one of Mid-Michigan's only German Oktoberfest event. Old Town Oktoberfest features authentic German food, live polka music, dancing, and 12oz souvenir mugs filled with world-renowned German-style beer. This two-day event attracts visitors from all over the Midwest. After all, how can one resist two days of musik, essen, and bier? Come either Friday, from 6:00pm - 11:00pm or Saturday, from 3:00pm - 11:00pm or ...

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Holiday Hullabaloo

Saturday, December 3rd

Come see what the Hullabaloo is about! Stop into our participating Old Town businesses to enjoy treats, crafts, and a whole bunch of holiday cheer! Participating Old Town Businesses: Stay Tuned!

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Scrooge Scramble 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, December 3rd

The Old Town Commercial Association will host its 10th annual Scrooge Scramble 5K Run/Walk on the Lansing River Trail to benefit the Old Town Commercial Association on Dec. 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. Age Groups: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54. 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Older. Entry Fees: OTCA Members by November 26: $20 Non-Members by November 26: $25 November 26 - Race Day: $30

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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

June 20, 2016

Old Town Internship Opportunities

Hey there, self-starting, motivated college student. Let us be the first to tell you: welcome to Old Town! Old Town is Lansing's historic district; it's home to art galleries, boutiques, creative agencies  and many other businesses. Old Town is a cultural hub of Mid-Michigan, and we're proud to be part of it. At the Old [...]

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June 17, 2016

Old Town Seeks New Executive Director

The Old Town Commercial Association is looking for a new executive director. Austin Ashley, who has served in that position since June 1 last year, announced that he will step down by the end of the month. A statement from the Old Town Commercial Association said that Ashley is “leaving to pursue new opportunities and […]

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April 25, 2016

Festival of the Moon and Sun 2016

Make the most of the shortest night and celebrate the longest day of summer with the Festial of the Moon & Sun, proudly underwritten by Auto-Owners Insurance! Enjoy fine wine, craft beer, Lansing area’s best cuisine and live music. PLUS, for the first time ever, Festival of the Moon and Sun will feature craft cocktails […]

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April 25, 2016

Business Spotlight

Tucked away near the outskirts of Old Town in an early 1900’s house, you’ll find Su Casa Boutique and Jewelry. This one-of-a-kind shop has been designing and repairing custom jewelry for over 30 years.    In 1974, Su Casa opened its doors and has since been welcoming residents and visitors of Lansing into their home.   Breathtaking […]

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March 11, 2016

9th Annual Taste & Tour is April 9!

Join us on April 9th for OTCA’s 9th Annual Taste & Tour, Old Town’s progressive food sampler and loft tour event. From 12-5 p.m., visitors will have a chance to taste a variety of Old Town’s eats and an opportunity to tour real estate in the community. Spots are filling fast, so make sure you […]

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