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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+, […]

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 […]

Transform Michigan Ave: A Walkable Main Street

Thursday, July 27th, 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 […]

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 […]

Quick Guide to Shops, Restaurants & Pubs

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Here’s a quick guide to the local shops, restaurants and pubs in Downtown West Dearborn.

Dearborn Homecoming 5k and Fun Run

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

When summer hits in Southeast Michigan, everyone begins to look forward to fireworks, tasty food, great music, and seeing old friends at the Dearborn Homecoming festival.  Now in its 37th year, they are adding a new tradition – the Dearborn Homecoming Festival 5K and one-mile Family Fun Run on Sunday, August 7.  Come out and run […]