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May 25, 2012
Doors Open Toronto at more than 135 locations this weekend
The 13th annual Doors Open Toronto will highlight more than 200 years of architecture design in Toronto by showcasing approximately 135 locations throughout the city for free this weekend. Many of the locations will host tours and special events, and a number of themed walking tours are also available.

Date: Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27
Time and location: Most venues will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit for a list of individual locations and venue hours.

The public also has the chance to win one of five Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3X cameras by participating in a photo contest.

Over the weekend, residents can receive updates through Facebook, Twitter and foursquare. More information is available at

Produced by the City of Toronto and sponsored by the Toronto Star, Doors Open Toronto has attracted more than two million visitors since starting in 2000. It was the first event of its kind in North America, and is currently Canada's largest Doors Open event and one of the largest Doors Open events in the world. Citytv and OMNI Television are the event's media sponsors.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Shane Gerard
Senior Communications Coordinator



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