Return to Home Page - Northville DDA Downtown Northville on Instagram Downtown Northville on Twitter Downtown Northville on YouTube Downtown Northville on FaceBook

Welcome to Downtown Northville!

       Bookmark & Share  

Social District

Visit Downtown Northville's Social District - The Twist! 

Visit participating restaurants for a "to go" beverage in the special cup with the logo The Twist on it and sit outside within the Social District Commons area and enjoy your adult beverage. Signs are located around downtown to remind you to dispose of your beverage and cup before you leave The Twist. The boundaries of The Twist are E. Main from Center Street to Hutton Street and N. Center from Main Street to Dunlap Street. The Twist is open Participating Restaurants and Businesses include:
  • Browndog Creamery
  • Center Street Grille
  • Los Tres Amigos
  • Lucy & the Wolf 
  • Poole's Tavern
  • Simply Wine
  • Table 5 Poole's Tavern
  • 160 Main 

2020 October in the Ville

The Skeletons Are Here!
Celebrating ten years of October in the 'Ville, skeletons are scattered all throughout downtown Northville.  This year there are over 100 skeletons.  In addition, the spiders have taken over Town Square!  Bring the family, your camera and sense of adventure, and check out all of the new skeletons on display this year. 
Take your picture with a skeleton and post it to our Facebook page Downtown Northville!
To see a complete photo gallery of last year's skeletons,   click here


Friday & Saturday Acoustic Music in Downtown 

Every Friday and Saturday evening the Downtown Development Authority will be hosting live acoustic music in downtown Northville. Tom Holzer Ford will be sponsoring these concerts through October 31st. A small group of musicians will be playing from 5-7 pm on Center Street and another group will play from 7-9 pm on Main Street. These concerts are for the enjoyment of downtown strollers and diners.  Please socially distance, wear face masks, and do not bring lawn chairs.                                                                                                                               

October 16th 

5 - 7 Grace Rembinski

7 - 9 Michigan Philharmonic Duo

October 17th 

5 - 7 Bobby Streng Duo

7 - 9 Jarrod Champion





Immediate Employment Opportunity


Seasonal Groundskeeper Positions:

The DDA is accepting applications for seasonal maintenance employees. Position runs through mid-November.

Compensation: Seasonal Employees $14.00 per hour.  There are no fringe benefits with this position.

Job Description:  General grounds keeping to include Town Square and all areas within the DDA boundaries.  Specifically, the job entails:

  Putting up the market umbrellas and putting out the games in Town Square and Old Church Square

  Daily check of the umbrellas to make sure they are in proper working condition

  Arrange all tables/chairs in Town Square and Old Church Square

  Watering of the 80 flower barrels throughout the downtown

  Water Town Square planters that are not on the sprinkler system


  Pulling dead flowers and dead heading of flowers

  Minor pruning of dead plant material

  Weekly cleaning of the Town Square Fountain

  Daily sweeping debris from Town Square.

  Mulching in Town Square and other plant beds

  Sweeping/blowing sidewalks and other open spaces

  Minor maintenance and repair work

  Trash removal

  Maintenance of Comerica Community Connection

The position is up to 40 hours per week (will consider full or part time candidates). May include some evenings.  Applicants must be able to work independently. A physical is required for the position and will be paid for by the DDA.

Inquiries and resumes for the Seasonal position may be directed to Lori Ward, DDA Director, at


Contact Us:
Northville Downtown Development Authority
215 W. Main
Northville, MI 48167
Ph:   (248) 349-0345
Fax: (248) 305-2834
The DDA office is located on the lower level of City Hall and is open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.  E-mails may be sent directly to Lori Ward, DDA Director at or click on the link below to send an e-mail to the DDA office.

Click here to send us an email!

Join the Northville Business Community

Interested in joining the Northville Business Community? Hear what local business owners have to say about locating in our Downtown.
Upcoming Events
Farmers Market
SW Corner of Sheldon & 7 Mile
Economic Development Committee

Acoustic Music on Center Street
North Center Street
Acoustic Music on Main Street
East Main Street
Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm
50165 Eight Mile Road
Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm
50165 Eight Mile Road
 © 2006 - 2020   Northville DDA Design by New Moon Visions ~ Site by AccuNet Web Service