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2016 Friday Nites Music & Food Truck Rallies

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Friday Nites Music & Food Truck Rallies, brought to you by the West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority, returns with old favorites and NEW bands, and a fresh line-up of original and new-to-the-scene food trucks. Also NEW this year, the Friday Nites Concerts and Food Truck Rallies will occur every other Friday throughout the summer. For those age 21+, […]

Downtown Dearborn in the News

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The September issue of Hour Media’s dbusiness shined a light on the city as a destination for arts and culture, tourism and – more significantly every day – business and new development along the Michigan Avenue corridor.  In the piece, editor R.J. King detailed the East and West Dearborn DDA’s work with the city, civic […]

Locating Your Business in Downtown Dearborn

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Downtown Dearborn is an amazing community in which to locate or start-up your business. Being the birthplace of Henry Ford, Dearborn is steeped in history and innovation, but far from old fashioned with its vibrant tapestry of people, cultures, flavors, businesses and neighborhoods that continue to shape the world. This American melting pot of over […]

Transform Michigan Ave: A Walkable Main Street

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

The vision and economic development plan for Downtown Dearborn includes the next evolution of Michigan Ave, fostering a hub of activity for residents, businesses and visitors. As we collectively work to transform Michigan Avenue into a walkable Main Street throughout Downtown Dearborn, we are actively seeking input and ideas from members of the community. Whether […]

Adopt-a-Tree Well for Fall!

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Adopt-A-Tree-Well Fall Program Let’s make Downtown Dearborn Beautiful this Fall! Your business or organization can sponsor a tree well in Downtown East or West Dearborn to plant or decorate for Fall! A tree well is the small patch of ground around the city trees lining our main streets. You can easily participate in this community […]

EDDDA/WDDDA Welcome New BOD Members

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DEARBORN, Mich. – (August 16, 2017) – The East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (EDDDA) and West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (WDDDA) have announced the mayoral appointment of the following individuals to their respective Board of Directors: EDDDA: Devon Akmon, director of the Arab American National Museum WDDDA: Mohammed Hider, owner of Famous Hamburger Doug Van […]

New Dearborn Bike Share Program Unveiled

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Donation by Beaumont, Kosch Family, Make Vision Reality for Dearborn Bike Share Program       DEARBORN, Mich. (June 13, 2017) — The City of Dearborn today launched a new bike-share program with Zagster, Inc. and Beaumont that will provide all Dearborn residents and visitors with a convenient, affordable and healthy way to get around town. […]

Construction Officially Begins on Wagner Place

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

The construction of Wagner Place officially began with a groundbreaking celebration on May 3, 2017. Scheduled to be complete in Summer 2018, Wagner Place will transform two blocks of vacant buildings into a unique mixed-use urban space with new retail and restaurant options, complemented by new green space, outdoor seating and enhanced walkability. Governor Rick […]

Downtown Dearborn in the News

Monday, January 30th, 2017

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Register Now for Holiday & Fall Promotions!

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Downtown Dearborn Holiday & Fall Promotions Downtown Dearborn, the West and East Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities, are launching some new events and bringing back some good ‘ole standards too! Join us in celebrating the season and encouraging shoppers and diners to patron both downtowns. Here are the details on our Holiday & Fall Promotions: Downtown Trick-or-Treat […]

2016 Fall Festivities

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Get in the spirit this season and fall into Downtown Dearborn for an abundant harvest of events and festivities! For more details on each event, please explore our calendar of events. Downtown Dearborn uses the Main Street approach to revitalizing and growing its downtowns in both East and West Dearborn. The EDDDA, WDDDA, City, business leaders […]