May 24, 2017
Doors Open Toronto at 150 locations this weekend

The 18th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns this weekend, May 27 and 28, offering free and rare access to 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city.

Many of this year's unique and unexplored spaces will host exhibitions, architectural talks and a music series. More than 10 walking tours are also available.

Most venues will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A list of locations and hours is available at http://www.toronto.ca/doorsopen.

Event updates will be available through social media throughout the weekend.

Media note: Building previews, tours and spokespeople availabilities can be arranged by emailing justine.palinska@toronto.ca or calling 647-462-0969.

Doors Open Toronto is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Province of Ontario’s Ontario150 Program.

About Doors Open Toronto
Since its inception in 2000, Doors Open Toronto has attracted more than two million visits to over 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. Doors Open Toronto is dedicated to celebrating built heritage, architecture and design. It is presented by Great Gulf and produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the broader community. Look for information and updates at http://www.toronto.ca/doorsopen and on social media:
Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/doorsopenTO, Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Doors_OpenTO and Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/doors_opento. The event hashtag is #DOT17.

About TO Canada with Love
TO Canada with Love is the City of Toronto's year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada's 150th birthday. The program is Toronto's cultural love letter to the country, offering a rich tapestry of more than 30 City-produced events taking place across the city throughout 2017. Look for information and updates at http://www.toronto.ca/canada150 and on social media: Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SpecialEventsTO, Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SpecialEventsTO, Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/SpecialEventsTO and Snapchat at http://www.SpecialEventsTO.
The program hashtag is #C150TO.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto will honour Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/TorontoComms and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/cityofto.


Media Contacts:

Justine Palinska
justine.palinska@toronto.ca