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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Happy TUESDAY! The Grand River Farmers Market is OPEN until 1pm today! Go check out all of their MICHIGAN GROWN PRODUCE! ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday market. 8-1 today.

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Grand River Farmers Market is OPEN today until 1 p.m.! Don't forget to check out all of the MICHIGAN GROWN PRODUCE! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to everyone who came out throughout the summer for our Cruise In events in Downtown Jackson! Also a huge thank you to our sponsors for helping make these events happen! ... See MoreSee Less

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Come down to the corner of Jackson St and Cortland St to the DDA tent to register your cruiser or purchase your Cruise In t-shirts!! Beautiful evening to be out and about in Downtown Jackson for the last Cruise In of the year! ... See MoreSee Less

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FINALLY FRIDAY!!! Lots of awesome events going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON tonight!

Grand River Farmers Market is open until 1pm today and open 8am-1pm tomorrow!

LAST CRUISE IN OF THE YEAR, starts at 6pm and goes until 9pm! Come check out the classic cruisers!

Oktoberfest will be going on also! Downtown Jackson is the place to be this weekend!! Bring your family and friends for some Friday night FUN!

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Come to Downtown Jackson TOMORROW night for our last CRUISE IN of the summer and take advantage of our awesome SALE on t-shirts! One for $12 and two for $20!

Thank you again to all of our sponsors who help make this such a GREAT EVENT!

***Please share with your family and friends!!
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This just in.... There will be a SALE ON T-SHIRTS for the last Cruise In this Friday! One t-shirt for $12.00 OR two t-shirts for $20.00! If you are interested make sure to stop by the DDA's tent, th...

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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