Surrey Doors Open 2019

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The 8th annual Surrey Doors Open is a free city-wide event that takes place on June 8th. You can explore 27 venues, connected by trolley stops or on a self-guided tour, and experience Surrey’s rich culture, history, art and architecture.

Surrey Doors Open

Surrey Doors Open

Where: 27 venues in City Centre, Cloverdale, Newton, South Surrey
When: Saturday June 8, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Admission & Activities: FREE during the event

Surrey Doors Open is an annual one-day event for organizations to invite community members to “discover the story behind every door”. This free event offers fun activities for all ages, behind-the-scenes guided tours, entertainment, contests, prizes and more! Almost 7,500 visitors attended in 2018.

2019 Venues

Cloverdale
Whalley
Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Central City Brewers & Distillers
Fraser Valley Virtual Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
Harness Racing BC City Centre Library
Honeybee Centre Di Reggae Cafe
Museum of Surrey Douglas College Training Group
Surrey Animal Resource Centre Sprite Multimedia Systems Ltd.
Surrey Archives Surrey Biofuel Facility
Surrey Fire Services
 Hall No.8 Cloverdale
Surrey City Hall
Surrey Heritage Society dba
 BC Vintage Truck Museum
Surrey Nature Centre
Surrey Historical Society Viva Care Medical Group
Newton South Surrey
Maranatha Canadian Reformed Church Historic Stewart Farm
Surrey Amateur Radio Training
& Operations Centre
SORCE Bike Club
Surrey Operations Centre South Surrey Operations Centre
Surrey Parks &
Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society

Click here for the map of all venues »

Stewart Farm Surrey
Historic Stewart Farm

Tell the City of Surrey which venue you’re most excited about visiting and you could win some great prizes. Follow along on social media for the details: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Free shuttle buses will be running approximately every 45 minutes from the Hop-On, Hop-Off Zone in Cloverdale and Whalley. Please note that shuttles cannot accommodate booster seats or car seats for children.

Doors Open History

The inspiration for Surrey’s Doors Open stems from origins in France where the first Doors Open event (La Journee Portes Ouvertes) took place in 1984. The idea soon spread to neighbouring countries and has since expanded around the globe.

Toronto was the first North American city to follow the European lead and launched a high profile event showcasing constructed heritage, architecture and design as a millennium project in 2000. The City of Richmond has hosted the event over the last 9 years, and has grown their community involvement to over 40 open sites throughout Richmond.

Miss604 is proud to be a sponsor of Surrey Doors Open

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