DOO/Culture Days


Jacqueline Soczka
Manager of Culture
50 Andrew Street South
Orillia, ON L3V 7T5

Phone: 705-325-4530
Fax: 705-329-2176

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Doors Open Orillia | Culture Days 2017

Registration now open!

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The City of Orillia invites you to participate in Doors Open Orillia | Culture Days 2017.

Doors Open Orillia | Culture Days is back! Registration is now open for this annual event and we are looking for ways to celebrate both Orillia and Canada's 150th anniversaries.

This year's event will run for one day only, on Saturday Sept, 30, 2017.  

Stay tuned as we announce exciting new feature's for this year's festivities.

New to town? Watch our video to see footage from 2015's event:


 Important Information:

  • Doors Open Orillia | Culture Days 2017 will run for one day only on Saturday September 30, 2017.
  • To participate, host sites and activities must be FREE to the public
  • Early bird deadline - Register by March 24, 2017  for our Early bird incentives including the opportunity to qualify for an honourarium and marketing support. 
  • Marketing deadline - Register by June 16, 2017 and be included in our marketing materials such as the City of Orillia Fall Made Fun Recreation Guide, City of Orillia and Culture Days website listing, social media posts, brochure and more.
  • more details to come.

Contact Emma Quirt, Cultural Event Coordinator at 705-325-2153 or equirt@orillia.ca.


Started in 2002 by the Ontario Heritage Trust (OHT), Doors Open commemorates and celebrates the fascinating stories that breathe life into our buildings and community. For more information on Doors Open visit doorsopenontario.on.ca

Culture Day's which began in 2009, aims to showcase all forms of culture and engage publics in the arts. For more information on Culture Days visit culturedays.ca

For more information about the event in Orillia please contact Emma Quirt, Cultural Event Coordinator at 705-325-2153 or equirt@orillia.ca.