The endless adventure of #DoorsOpenOntario continues this fall over 7 weekends and 24 events!

TORONTO – Looking for road trip inspiration, to check out the great outdoors or to discover the amazing architecture of the province this fall? You’re in luck! Doors Open Ontario, the annual program that lets you look behind the scenes of buildings, gardens and other historic places across Ontario, is gearing up for the fall season!

Following a successful spring season, with 12 events between April and June, there are 24 communities ready to open their doors to Ontario, starting with Aurora on August 17 and Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry counties on August 17 and 18. Twenty-two other communities across Ontario open their doors on weekends from September 8 to October 20. And the best part – it’s all free!

Doors Open Ontario 2019 list of events

Doors Open Ontario is a program of the Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. It has been recognized again this year as one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario.

Quick facts:

  • Doors Open Ontario 2019 is featuring approximately 900 sites in 37 events across Ontario.
  • Since the first Doors Open Ontario in 2002, 8.6 million people have participated.
  • Since 2002, Doors Open Ontario has contributed an estimated $129 million to local economies while highlighting the heritage of communities across the province.

Learn more:

  • Find events and plan your trip by visiting the Doors Open Ontario website.
  • Inspired to activate unique heritage sites in your community? Find out how you can participate in the 2020 Doors Open Ontario season!
  • Follow the hashtag #DoorsOpenOntario to keep up with the places your friends and neighbours are discovering!


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