Media Advisory - Doors Open Ontario 2015 continues this fall!

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - There are still plenty of opportunities to explore Ontario's rich and diverse heritage as part of Doors Open Ontario 2015. From September 12 until mid-October, over 20 communities across the province will provide visitors access to architectural showpieces, cultural landmarks and natural wonders – all free of charge.

This year's theme − Play. Endure. Inspire: Ontario's sport heritage − explores the traditions, innovations and heroes of sport in Ontario. In addition to its variety of regular sites, Doors Open Ontario 2015 also features community centres, sport fields, halls of fame and arenas.

Since its launch in 2002, Doors Open Ontario has grown from 17 events to 44, representing hundreds of communities across the province and thousands of participating sites. Now in its 14th year, the program generates more than 450,000 site visits each year.

Upcoming Doors Open Ontario 2015 events:

September

Highlands East

September 12-13

Kawartha Lakes

September 13

Haldimand County

September 19

Markham

September 19

Port Stanley-Sparta

September 19

Waterloo Region

September 19

Brampton

September 26

Burlington

September 26

Grimsby

September 26

Mississauga

September 26

Muskoka Lakes

September 26

St.Marys

September 26

Wellington North

September 26

Amherstberg

September 26-27

Halton Region

September 26-27

London

September 26-27

Oshawa

September 26-27

 

October

Bradford-West Gwillimbury

October 3

Pickering

October 3

Quinte West

October 3

St.Thomas

October 17

 

For detailed event information and interactive tools to help you plan your Doors Open Ontario experience, visit www.doorsopenontario.on.ca. The site also offers social networking tools so that you can share information with your friends and family, as well as a "My Favourites" feature that allows you to keep track of your favourite sites and create a travel itinerary. Doors Open Ontario participants are invited to take part in our Digital Photo Contest. Visit www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/contest for details.

Doors Open Ontario is a program of the Ontario Heritage Trust, with support from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation.

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SOURCE Ontario Heritage Trust

For further information: For more information, please contact: Rose Windy Manigat, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Telephone: 416-325-5032, Email: rose.manigat@heritagetrust.on.ca; www.heritagetrust.on.ca, www.facebook.com/ontarioheritagetrust, www.twitter.com/ONheritage

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