The missionย 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.ย 

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๐ŸŽ‰ Happy Anniversary to Gilbert Chocolates! ๐ŸŽ‰

Thank you for choosing downtown Jackson as a home for your chocolate endeavors! We look forward to many more years! ๐Ÿซ

Stop there today, September 15th or tomorrow, September 16th and mention their post to receive 10% off EVERYTHING
*at the downtown location only*
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Guess what today is? It's our one year anniversary of opening our 3rd store and new factory, located in beautiful downtown Jackson! We want to share the love and give our new friends 10% off EVERYTH...

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Market day at the Grand River Farmers Market is in full swing! Stop down between 9am and 2pm to get your fresh produce, homemade products and of course those MUMS! ๐ŸŒผ ... See MoreSee Less

Friday morning and things are looking great here at the market! ๐Ÿฏ Sweet Seasons Orchard ๐ŸŽƒ Curtis Farms ๐Ÿ’œ Grandma's Lavender ๐ŸŒผ Prielipp Farms & Greenhouse ๐Ÿช Dianna's Delights ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ S...

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Local artists are filling up in our downtown businesses!
Come down and enjoy the beautiful weather, enter to win prizes, support local artists, and businesses!
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What a fantastic evening to stroll along the streets of downtown Jackson to see local art.

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Nostalgia Ink is moving around the corner to 139 S. MECHANIC ST!

Their first official day at the new location will be Monday, September 18th!

Thank you for staying in downtown Nostalgia, Ink.!
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MOVE UPDATE: ----------------------- Okay folks, this is our LAST week at the old location! For those who were not aware, Nostalgia Ink is moving around the corner to 139 S. MECHANIC ST. Beyond this...

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Join this self-paced walking tour that highlights the historic 1920's architecture found in Downtown Jackson. The tour can be completed at a leisurely pace in about 40 minutes.

*Docents will be stationed throughout the day at the historic buildings from 10 AM to 4 PM
$12 per person ($8 for ACAJC Members)

Pre-register online at artsinjackson.com/calendar
Walk-ups welcome!
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The '20s Roar Into Jackson: Architecture Tour

September 16, 2017, 10:00am - September 16, 2017, 4:00pm

Join this self-paced walking tour that highlights the historic 1920's architecture found in Downtown Jackson. The tour can be completed at a leisurely pace in about 40 minutes. The tour will kick-off...

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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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