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

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Downtown Jackson is changing in a big way and in a good way. We at Kincaid Henry are excited to be a part of it. Check out the latest from the Lofts on Louis project, a four-story, 47,000-square-foot,...

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The Grand River Farmers Market is hiring a Farmers Market Coordinator.

Job Description and Application can be found at www.jacksondda.org/forms

Deadline: Friday, May 19th
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The Grand River Farmers Market is hiring for a Market Coordinator position! This job is a seasonal part-time job. If you are interested in applying for the Farmers Market Coordinator position, visit...

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Summer is finally here which means our annual fourth Friday Cruise-Ins are back!!

Thank You to our Sponsors!
~Fast Lane Sponsors~
Melling Engine Parts and Experience Jackson!
~Dash Plaque Sponsor~
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local Union No. 252
~T-Shirt Sponsors~
The Dirty Bird
Junk Yard Dog
The Chase
P & T Fitness (Pedal and Tour)
American Speedy Printing
Creative Promotions
Kelly Imports

Join us for our free family oriented event featuring cars on display throughout the streets of downtown Jackson. The event will take place on the following dates in Summer 2017:

May 26
June 23*
July 28***
August 25
September 22

( * Jammin' In Jackson, 5 pm - 7 pm in Horace Blackman Park)
(** Friday Film Series in Horace Blackman Park. Movie starts at dusk)

~The Cruise In will be going on from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. with
K-105.3 Jackson's Hit Music Station broadcasting live with J-Rod at each cruise-in from 6-8pm! Make sure you come and see them!
~There will be vendors including food trucks located at the intersection of Jackson St. and W. Michigan Ave. (By Fields Building)
~If you are interested in vending please visit www.jacksonDDA.org/forms for the Cruise In vending application.

ATTENTION Cruisers:
Please do not begin parking downtown until 5 p.m.
Thank you!
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2017 May Cruise In

May 26, 2017, 6:00pm - May 26, 2017, 9:00pm

Summer is finally here which means our annual fourth Friday Cruise-Ins are back!! Thank You to our Sponsors! ~Fast Lane Sponsors~ Melling Engine Parts and Experience Jackson! ~Dash Plaque Sponsor~ I...

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The Grand River Farmers Market opening day is Friday, June 2nd from 9 AM to 2 PM!! ... See MoreSee Less

Opening Day - Grand River Farmers Market!

June 2, 2017, 9:00am - June 2, 2017, 2:00pm

Join us at the Grand River Farmers Market for the 2017 season grand opening! Friday, June 2nd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. WE HAVE NEW HOURS! 9 AM to 2 PM Tuesday, Friday, and Saturdays We accept Credit ...

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Today from 4-9:30 p.m. stop down at Community Vibrations to check out the arts & crafts stock that our local artists will be selling on sale!
Need or want a new project? These artists will have just the supplies you'll need to get started! *Note: Bring Cash*

Community Vibrations will be open for business and to top off the experience live music will be playing for the event!

What else you have to do on a Friday!? Come on downtown!
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Spring Cleaning Artwork & Supply Sale

April 21, 2017, 4:00pm - April 21, 2017, 9:30pm

Come spend an evening at Jackson's beautiful co-op and groove to some live acoustic music and get your hands on bargain art and supplies from local artists. CALL FOR BARGAIN SHOPPERS ---> This event...

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Downtown Jackson News

Restaurant Rally heads downtown for 10th annual food festival

JACKSON, MI - A good pair of shoes, a ride to downtown Jackson and $30 is all you need for an unlimited amount of samples at nine downtown establishments on Tuesday, March 28. The 10th annual Jackson County Rose Festival Restaurant Rally is from 6 to 9 p.m. For the...

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