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

Green Goat Gifts opening in Wixom this spring

Originally posted on The Spinal Column: Read the Full Article Here Downtown Wixom’s newest business, and first retail store, will open sometime this spring. Green Goat Gifts, a whimsical gift shop and home décor store, will be located in Wixom’s downtown district, next to Alex’s Pizzeria. “What we’re hoping to accomplish with Green Goat Gifts is that we would offer … 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.

Invest in the Downtown Wixom experience!

As with many communities, our businesses are experiencing economic hardships and rely on the surrounding community to lend them support. We want to show our downtown businesses that we value their continued commitment to our Downtown.  Our community relies on these businesses as they rely on all of us. Together we can keep our downtown healthy and energetic. Together we … Read More