CTA Newsletter

November 2023 


There's still time to renew your CTA! This year we have put together a special website to help with your renewal process. Click the link below for information, step-by-step instructions, attractions and points, and open office hours to stop in for help.

Feel free to contact Melissa Nay at if you have any questions not answered on the renewal help website.

Renew Your CTA


Choose LansingTM hosted its first Tourism Accessibility Summit on October 26, 2023 at the new AC Hotel by Marriott in Lansing. Attendees heard from national and local experts on how to implement best practices to be welcoming to all guests. The keynote speaker was Kristy Durso, national accessibility advocate and owner of Incredible Memories Travel. Other speakers included Cathy Blatnik, treasure for the Mid-Michigan Autism Association, and Meegan Winters, founder of AbleVu.

Thank you to all who attended this event.

Lansing Hospitality Industry Gathers For Accessibility Summit


Experience an electric light parade, the lighting of Michigan's official Christmas tree, a community sing-along, a drone light show, and fireworks. Visit the Silver Bells Village with Michigan vendors selling all kinds of tasty treats and merchandise. Choose Lansing is a proud sponsor of the community sing.

Photo by James Lenon

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Get your holiday shopping on and support local with a variety of holiday markets and pop up events in Lansing! Find everything from one-time events like the Silver Bells Village during Silver Bells in the City to seasonal markets like the Kringle Holiday Market in downtown Lansing.

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Gathering with family and friends or planning an event? Greater Lansing offers dozens of restaurants equipped to accommodate large groups. Reservations fill up fast, so now's the time to start planning!

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The October “What Am I?” picture was from Uncle John's Cider Mill. Congrats to Kristi Schwartzly and M.A. Lee for the correct answer!

For October, the 2nd and 4th people to email the correct answer to Anne Lavender at will win a prize.


January is Michigan’s birthday month! Michigan officially became the 26th state in the U.S. on January 26, 1837. Happy birthday to our great state!

Choose Lansing is proud to develop the CTA program, vowing to create positive experiences for every visitor that comes to the Capital City.

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