Cruise Night Jackson, MI

Community Calendar

CRUISE IN VENDOR APPLICATION

SPECIAL EVENT POLICY AND APPLICATION

PARKS & RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

Downtown Development Authority Events  

Downtown Development Authority Events

  
  
Picnic in the Park- Tuesdays in July and August
  
Join us for our weekly lunch time concert series in Bucky Harris Park from 12pm-1pm. Grab some lunch to go at one of our many local downtown eateries and bring it over to the park.
  
July 8- Tim Farrell featuring Jumpstart
July 15- Kevin Nichols
July 22- Brad Frey
July 29- TBD
August 5- TBD
August 12- Steve Berkmeier
August 19- TBD
August 26- TBD
    
  
Jammin' in Jackson- Every 2nd and 4th Thursday evening in June, July, and August

Join us for our bi-weekly after work concert series in Bucky Harris Park from 5:00pm-7:00pm. You're sure to enjoy a pleasant night outside listening to some good local talent, while socializing with your friends or family. Beer and Wine are also offered.
  
June 12, 2014 - John Patrick Peters Band
June 26, 2014 - Airtight
July 10, 2014 -Harper and MidWest Kind
July 24, 2014 - Blue Tuesday featuring Kevin Nichols
August 14, 2014 - Bruce Oat featuring Trash Cats
August 28, 2014 - Act III
  
  Downtown Jackson Cruise In
  
Step back in time and experience the classic cars of the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and newer. Located on Michigan Ave between Mechanic and Blackstone, this event is held on the fourth Friday of every month in May, June (Special Night- 3rd Friday), July, August, and September.  The event runs from 6pm-9pm, has plenty of food and merchandise vendors, and a $5 Cruiser Fee per event.
  
2014 DATES:
  
May 23, 2014
June 20, 2014-
Special Night 3rd Friday featuring the "BACK TO THE BRICKS" Promo Tour
July 25, 2014
August 22, 2014
September 26, 2014
  
  
 Downtown Jackson Grand River Farmers Market
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 thru November 30th, 2014*
Every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday* 8am-1pm
*weather permitting
(located on the corner of Mechanic and Pearl next to the new Grand River Marketplace/Brewery)
STAY TUNED FOR A LIST OF 2014 EVENTS GOING ON AT THE FARMERS MARKET
 
 
We are in our third year of operation of the Grand River Farmers Market. Come on down and support your local farmers and agriculture by buying local fresh produce, floral, plants, dried goods, pies, jams, honey, meats, and cheeses.  
 
 
  
  
  
  


 

  Holding Events Downtown

Holding Events Downtown

The City of Jackson is fortunate to have many varied and beautiful parks and friendly streets and neighborhoods, all of which provide wonderful venues at which to hold Special Events such as parades, fitness walks/runs, etc.  The City Clerk's Office makes every possible effort to assist event organizers in receiving assistance from City departments and approval from the City Council.
 
The City of Jackson Event Policy and Application was created to promote a uniform procedure in receiving permission to hold Special Events at locations under the jurisdiction of the City of Jackson.  For more information or questions regarding the application or the process, please contact rrae@cityofjackson.org or call the DDA at 768-6410.

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