The Wixom Downtown Development Authority, along with its Design Committee, has been exploring the possible build out of what would be called the West End Commons Area. This community space would be located at 31250 Old Wixom Road, bordering Wainstock Street and Pontiac Trail. The vision for this undeveloped parcel is to become a public space that would provide activities, … Read More
DDA’s Wixom Block Party, Lakes Area Community Coalition, team up for fun September 10
Laura Cloutier, executive director of the Wixom Downtown Development Authority (DDA), says Wixom’s Block Party is “going to be bigger and better than ever.” Part of that, she said, is due to partnerships with two other organizations. Joan Baert, executive director for Lakes Area Community Coalition (LACC), explained that the organization’s first-ever 5K run/walk, “Make a Move to Prevent Addiction” … Read More
Wixom DDA, Wednesdays in Wixom honored with Program on the Rise award from Main Street Oakland County
The Wixom Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was recently honored by Main Street Oakland County for their grassroots effort to support businesses in the restaurant and hospitality industry in the downtown district. Wednesdays in Wixom, an initiative by the Wixom DDA which surprises unsuspecting diners at any of the nine restaurants in downtown Wixom with a free meal, received the Program … Read More
Wixom DDA gearing up for summer of events
The Wixom Downtown Development Authority is gearing up for a summer full of events in downtown Wixom. Things will kick off this week with the City of Wixom’s summer concert series. Outdoor concerts will be held at Sibley Square Park every Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., June 2 through August 18. Additionally, Family Fun Nights will be held from … Read More
DDA to surprise diners with free meal with ‘Wednesdays in Wixom’ initiative.
The holiday season may be over, but elves from the Wixom Downtown Development Authority are keeping the magic of the season going a little longer. Through their Wednesdays in Wixom program, which kicked off today, unsuspecting diners at any of the nine main restaurants in downtown Wixom may be surprised with a free meal as part of the initiative. Wixom … Read More
‘It’s exciting!’: The Junction, Wixom’s social district, officially open
A new social district that connects businesses and allows outdoor drinking in the heart of downtown Wixom is officially open. The Junction, Wixom’s downtown social district, opened for business last week, allowing participating businesses to sell alcohol to-go drinks and enable patrons 21+ to drink an alcoholic beverage on sidewalks and public areas within the social district boundaries. “It’s a … Read More
Wixom’s Social District ‘The Junction’ To Open Later This Year
The City of Wixom has joined the ranks of downtowns like Royal Oak, Clarkston and Oxford, becoming the latest municipality to approve a social district inside its downtown area. Wixom’s downtown social district, The Junction, is expected to open later this year. Once open, it will allow participating businesses to sell alcohol to-go drinks and enable patrons to drink an … Read More
Wednesdays in Wixom
Originally Featured in The Spinal Column: Read The Full Article Here Restaurants in Michigan are back open for in-person dining, and the Wixom DDA is armed with free meals, ready to surprise lucky diners as part of their continued “Wednesdays in Wixom” initiative. The program, which is in its third year, is a partnership between the Wixom Downtown Development Authority … Read More
Hour Detroit Recognizes Drafting Table!
Wixom’s very own Drafting Table Brewing Co. was recognized this month by Hour Detroit in their 9 Beers from Metro Detroit Breweries to Try This Winter article. Read more here.
The Main Street Oakland County Program Crowd Funds To Help Downtown Businesses Impacted By Pandemic
WIXOM, Mich. (FOX 2) – A group of 25 Oakland County municipalities organized into The Main Street Oakland County Program are crowd funding. The money is to help small businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic – the best part might be the funds are matched. Get the full story on Fox 2 Detroit.