Dinner, a movie, and a river walk. Specialty retail, diverse dining options, and unique shops at your doorstep.


Uptown Bay City offers the rare opportunity to fully embrace the chance to “Live, Work and Play” in your community.  A day at the office in a thriving workplace easily converts to diverse dining options and a welcomed cocktail in the evening.  Uptown currently features four unique retail and restaurant options, with several more opening in the coming year.

Real Seafood Company

Mainstreet Ventures of Ann Arbor brings Real Seafood Company to the Great Lakes Bay Region! Real Seafood is a contemporary seafood restaurant that offers the freshest fish and premium seafood from the waters of the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy fresh oysters, lobster, shrimp, and the authentic flavors of seasonal and local produce. Everything is made fresh to order!


Don Angelos Aveda Lifestyle Salon

Don Angelos Aveda Lifestyle Salon is Bay City’s first full-service salon to exclusively carry the full AVEDA Product line, and one of four AVEDA lifestyle salons in Michigan. Owners Angelo and Donovan Ortega bring over 25 years of combined industry experience to the new salon.

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Uptown Grill

Uptown Grill offers fresh breakfast and lunch options that break with tradition and give diners a new taste of classic choices. Breakfast options include sweet cinnamon roasted Fuji apple pancakes; and lunch options include a salmon BLT.


Adventure Coffee

Featuring non-traditional coffee brewing methods such as pour-overs, AeroPress and French press options, Adventure Coffee offers the best variety of coffee tastes in the region. Smoothies, baked goods, including gluten-free and vegan options, are also available.


The Galleria at Uptown Place

The Galleria at Uptown Place features five boutique retail shops and two restaurant end caps in a covered arcade. Now open at The Galleria is Stitchin’ at the Bay! Stitchin’ is a first-class BERNINA dealer and quilt shop with a focus on contemporary fabrics in bright, modern colors and designs. OMONI Boutique joins the lineup to provide their unique upscale and contemporary retail experience to Bay City.

More businesses within The Galleria will be announced in 2017!

The Dining. The Scene. The Celebrations.

Join the fun of large festivals and thousands of visitors to Bay City at the fireworks, Tall Ships, National Night Out, Thursday’s at Uptown – our summer concert series, River Roar, art festivals – including the Autumn Makers Market at Uptown, and many more. Or, spend a quiet day antiquing at local shops or visiting a unique coffeehouse as your mode of celebration. A chic boutique shopping trip, a day of pleasure boating—it’s all available in Uptown Bay City. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date on all the exciting events happening right here at Uptown.

Want to "Play" in Uptown?

Join large-scale (and smaller-scale) global, regional, and local companies as they join forces to grow the region and this special development in Bay City. With your help, we’ll make living, working, and playing in Uptown unrivaled.