The mission of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is to encourage historic preservation, to create and implement development plans, to promote economic growth, and to correct and prevent deterioration in the District.

Upcoming Events

  • Eve On The Ave

    December 31, 2015 @ 10:00 PM - January 1, 2016 @ 1:00 AM

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Downtown Jackson shared Nostalgia, Ink.'s event. ... See MoreSee Less


November 27, 2015, 10:00am - November 28, 2015, 5:00pm

Nostalgia, Ink.

Stop in on Black Friday and/or Shop Small Saturday for deep discounts on comic books, graphic novels, board games, miniatures, supplies, and many other awesome products!!

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So many GREAT SALES going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON this weekend! Don't miss out this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th for SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!! ... See MoreSee Less

Dresses starting at $29, Shop Small Saturday, November 28th, 10-3pm only. Samples blown out at additional 10%off marked down prices! All special orders 10%off, with additional 10% off orders paid in ...

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Awesome things going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON this weekend for SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!! Show your support and SHOP DOWNTOWN this weekend!! ... See MoreSee Less

A Frame Above is gearing up for a lot of fun.

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Downtown Jackson updated their profile picture. ... See MoreSee Less

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Downtown Jackson updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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THANK YOU to our community for coming to DOWNTOWN JACKSON to enjoy DDA day this past Saturday! A special THANK YOU to our businesses who participated and donated to our SHOP SMALL bags! A REMINDER THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th is Small Business Saturday, make sure to come Downtown Jackson and support all of our awesome small businesses! ... See MoreSee Less

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Need a catering service for an event coming up keep Chilango's in mind! So many yummy options! ... See MoreSee Less

Chilangos catering offers options from both the Chop House and Burrito Bar!

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Not sure if anyone knows this but Santa says reindeer love the snow!!! Come on down to the corner of Michigan Ave and Jackson St to see the LIVE reindeer, send your letter to SANTA and get your SHOP SMALL goodie bag!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Look who made it to Steve's Ranch for Breakfast this morning! Come on to Downtown Jackson and enjoy a buffet style breakfast with Santa for $3 until 11am! ... See MoreSee Less

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Downtown Jackson News

Anchor Initiative Hopes to Provide More Downtown Housing

Live local. Buy local. Create local. Jackson’s two largest employers are working with community officials in an attempt to promote and create a vibrant downtown, officials from Consumers Energy and Allegiance Health confirmed. Dubbed the “Anchor... read more

DDA Wishes Jonathan Greene Well Upon Exit

After over 6 years of service, the DDA and Executive Director Jonathan Greene are parting ways, though Greene is not actually leaving Jackson. In 2013, the City of Jackson approached the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) about sharing staff resources. Greene became... read more

Dig Downtown Jackson June 29 – July 3

Overview of June 29 – July 3 What was completed this week: All Michigan Ave. properties between Blackstone St. and Francis St. are now being served by new gas mains and sanitary sewers. Consumers Energy has completed the replacement of the gas main through the... read more