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. 

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Shop Downtown Jackson for the 2016 holiday season! <3 ... See MoreSee Less

Shop Downtown this Holiday Season! Gilbert Chocolates Miller Shoe Parlor

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Eve on the Ave

December 31, 2016, 10:00pm - January 1, 2017, 12:30am

Ring in the 2017 New Year in downtown Jackson on the beautiful W. Michigan Ave! The Eve on the Ave celebration starts at 10pm. This will be a family-friendly FREE event with a warming tent and 2017 g...

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The 2016 Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanksgiving Eve at 4:00!!!!!!!!! We are so excited to see everyone!!!!! Join us downtown! 🎉🎈🍻😀🍹🎉🍔

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The Consumers Energy parking structure will be open for parking at 3 p.m. for those attending the Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade this evening! The parade begins at 6 p.m. The route for the parade is Blackstone down Michigan Ave to Francis.

Enjoy a free movie at the Michigan Theatre of Jackson after the parade sponsored by 106.9

Tomorrow morning join the DDA with Breakfast with Santa at Candi's BZB Cafe from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., photos by LAF Lines Photography from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Santa's reindeer and Santa's mailbox in Horace Blackman Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Small Business Saturday is November 26th! This event page is the place to check for sales that our local downtown businesses will be offering! Just check the "discussions" portion periodically for updates!

#shopsmall #smallbusinesssaturday #shoplocal #supportlocal #loveyourcity #loveyourdowntowns #jacksonmi #experiencejackson
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Shop Small Saturday

November 26, 2016, 12:00am - November 26, 2016, 11:59pm

Come Downtown on Saturday, November 26th to Shop Small! We've created this event so that our local merchants can share what kind of offers they will be having for this very special day!

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