Freebie Alert: Doors Open Ontario

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On Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th, the public will have the opportunity to check out hundreds of art and heritage sites throughout the city for no charge. This event is called Doors Open Ontario. Doors Open Ontario gives families the chance to celebrate their city’s heritage and embrace it’s rich culture. Not only is this event free, but some of the sites participating in Doors Open Ontario are not usually open to the public – thus making the weekend all the more exciting. This year will mark London’s 13th year participating in Doors Open Ontario, making it one of the oldest host cities in Ontario.

By clicking here, you can check out all the different events that are taking place at hundreds of locations during Doors Open Ontario weekend. You can also pick up a guide at London Art’s Council, London Heritage Council Office, all London Public Library Branches, all London Community Centres, and Tourism London. Check out who is participating on what day at what time, and plan a schedule so that you can make the most of this once-in-a-year opportunity! Transportation shouldn’t be an issue, as you can purchase a family bus pass for just $5 for the entire day!

Free admission to the London Children’s Museum, flying demonstrations at the Jet Aircraft Museum, a first hand experience of what life was like in the 19th century at Fanshawe Pioneer village – these are just a few of the places to check out during Doors Open Ontario.

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Caroline Ehrhardt

Caroline is a student at the University of Western Ontario currently working towards a degree in Health Promotion. Aside from her academics, Caroline is also a track and field athlete competing at the national and international level in the discipline of triple jump. She aspires to one day represent Canada at the Olympics. Her other interests include reading, writing, and dogs.

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