Doors Open Ontario continues this fall!

Theatres, fire stations, breweries, trails and a historic lighthouse are just some of the fascinating places participating in Doors Open Ontario this fall. From August through October, 26 communities across the province will host their Doors Open Ontario events.

Hundreds of buildings and sites, many not usually open to the public, will welcome visitors on weekends free of charge. Commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation and experience Ontario’s unique history from a new perspective with themed activities, tours, exhibitions and demonstrations. Visit the Doors Open Ontario website at for detailed event information and interactive tools to help plan your experience.

As you discover Ontario’s stories, share your own through MyOntario – A vision over time. For thousands of years, many Nations and many peoples have called this place home. MyOntario – A vision over time marks this long history by opening a conversation among Ontarians about our experiences, identities, values and aspirations. Capture your Doors Open Ontario moments and join the conversation:

Doors Open Ontario – recognized as one of the 2017 Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario – is a program of the Ontario Heritage Trust, with funding support provided by the Ontario150 program and the Government of Ontario. Since it launched in 2002, this annual program has attracted 6.7 million visitors to explore over 16,700 amazing sites.

Upcoming Doors Open Ontario 2017 events

Belleville and District September 16
East Elgin September 16
Quinte West September 16
Waterloo Region September 16
Carleton Place September 16-17
London September 16-17
Minden Hills September 16-17
Niagara-on-the-Lake September 16-17
Grimsby September 23
King Township September 23
Mississauga September 23
Oxford-Norwich September 23
Wellington North September 23
Brampton September 30
Burlington September 30
Markham September 30
Orillia and Area September 30
Oshawa September 30
St. Marys September 30
Timmins September 30
Halton Region September 30 – October 1

The Trust is an agency of the Government of Ontario dedicated to identifying, preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario’s heritage.