Special Events Office

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Explore Toronto's Buildings
Saturday, May 28 - Sunday, May 29, 2016

Since its inception in 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted more than two million visits in nearly 700 unique locations across the city. It is Canada's largest Doors Open event and one of the three largest Doors Open events in the world. 

The 17th annual Doors Open Toronto is scheduled for May 28-29, 2016 and will offer residents and visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of more than 100 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. 

The Doors Open Toronto 2016 theme of Re-used, Re-visited and Revised will explore the adaptive re-use of buildings throughout Toronto's architectural history.

Doors Open is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the broader community.

Doors Open Information


Since 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted 2 million visitors to hundreds of buildings across the city.

Building Participation

Eligibility criteria and application process to submit your building for consideration.

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult and youth volunteer opportunities are available at many participating Doors Open Toronto buildings.