Welcome To Downtown Northville's Social District

Downtown Northville’s Social District encompasses the continued closure of East Main Street (between Center & Hutton) and North Center Street (between Main & Dunlap) for expanded outdoor restaurant dining, weekend Food Stands, Dining pods, cocktails to go and shopping. The Social District is currently slated to remain through April 30, 2022.

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Food Stands and Dining Pods

Located on Main Street in Town Square and on Center Street, Food Stands are open on the weekends Friday 4-8 pm, Saturday 12-8 pm & Sunday 12-4 and feature alternating restaurants or food vendors serving quick bites. Alcohol is NOT available for purchase in the food stands.

Dining pods are located on the east end of Main Street and Center Street for anyone who wants to eat their quick bites or carryout from one of the restaurants. Dining pods are first-come first-served and there is a ONE HOUR TIME LIMIT.

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All Downtown Northville Shops & Restaurants Are Open

Restaurants are open for Indoor dining (at 50% capacity), patio dining, carryout and delivery. Guests may purchase cocktails-to-go guests at these participating restaurants: 160 Main, Browndog Barlor, Center Street Grille, Exchange Bar & Grill, Genitti's Hole in the Wall, Le George, Los Tres Amigos Northville, Lucy and the Wolf, Simply Wine, Table 5 and Toria.

Safety Protocols

Please remember, we continue to adhere to all CDC and state safety protocols. It is very important to continue to follow safety guidelines. We will continue to update guests as guidelines change.

Procedures are in place so ALL visitors can continue to SAFELY enjoy the Social District but also so restaurant and shop owners along with their staffs can work safely.



Thinking About Holding An Event in Downtown Northville?

Click below documents to view the City of Northville's updated Special Event Policy and Special Event Application. For more information contact the City Manager's office at 248-449-9905 or email mmassel@ci.northville.mi.us

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Town Square Rental

Looking for a great place to have an event? Northville Square, located in the heart of Downtown Northville may be your answer. The space is equipped with tables and chairs, a fountain, heat melt system, covered pavilion, and sound system. The space is managed by the Northville Downtown Development Authority. Rates are $100/day or $50/half day. For more information or to check availability, contact the Northville DDA at 248-349-0345 or email lward@ci.northville.mi.us.

To download the Rental Application click below document. To review the Town Square Use Policy, click below document.

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It's Time to Play with Us!

Downtown Northville is the answer to the question: "What do you want to do tonight?" Come down and explore! Our local hotspots have great things to do every day!

Some of our upcoming perennial favorites are the First Friday Experience, The Skeletons are Alive (October), Halloween activities (October) and Christmas holiday events (November-December).

For a complete list of festivals, events and other entertainment please see the Downtown Northville Calendar.


Contact Us

Northville Downtown Development Authority
215 W. Main
Northville, MI 48167
Ph: (248) 349-0345
Fax: (248) 305-9049

The DDA office is located on the lower level of City Hall and is open Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm. E-mails may be sent directly to Lori Ward, DDA Director at loriwarddda@comcast.net or click on the link below to send an e-mail to the DDA office.