Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Doors Open Ajax is a day-long celebration of the finest buildings, creative spaces and architecturally relevant sites in Ajax. This is a free community event for all ages – no tickets or registrations are required. Begin at any featured site and visit as many as you like, in any order. Visitors will be led in small groups through the sites by a tour guide who will tell the site’s story. Some sites will also feature activities and music. There may be lineups at popular sites. We look forward to showing you Ajax!

For more information, visit our website or call the Festival or Events Coordinator at 905-619-2529, ext. 7248.


Community information

Doors Open Ajax is a community initiative providing an opportunity to showcase and promote our past, present and future, as well as to glimpse inside our unique and historical buildings and to explore the local architecture and culture of Ajax. This event offers residents and visitors with a day to explore a side of Ajax that they've likely never seen.


Become a volunteer

Volunteer to be part of this year's Doors Open Ajax event. Volunteers will be placed at various sites in one of the following roles:

  • Tour Guides
  • Greeters
  • Security

General volunteer requirements include the following:

  • Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Volunteers under 18 years of age must complete and submit a Parent/Guardian waiver.
  • Volunteers 16 years of age and older will be required to submit a satisfactory Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Volunteers must complete a Town of Ajax volunteer training session.

Note: Some volunteer opportunities may have more specific requirements, and/or include an interview or additional training component. Additional requirements will be noted in the volunteer opportunity description.

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Contact info

Telephone: 905-619-2529, ext. 7248


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