Durham Region’s downtowns represent our heritage and our spirit.

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Support main street businesses now to help preserve our vibrant communities.

Durham Region is home to thirteen distinct ‘main street’ downtowns. From historic storefronts, to culturally diverse independent restaurants; from contemporary hair salons to espresso-to-go. These businesses are in urgent need of your support now, so that they can recover and rebuild. #ShopLocal.

Stories From Downtown

Downtown Port Perry

Port Perry is Perfect For The Family

Jason King

May 15, 2020Port Perry


Nauti AND Nice – Spend a Perfect Day at Pickering Nautical Village

Linda Cook

Nov 17, 2020

Pickering Nautical Village

Holiday Shopping in Pickering Nautical Village: Shop Local, Shop Early

Linda Cook

Nov 23, 2020

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Latest Downtowns of Durham Partner Updates
Durham Tourism November 2020 Enews

Durham Tourism would like to take a few moments ahead of Remembrance Day to remember those who served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there may be changes to…

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Durham Tourism October 2020 Enews

This month in Durham Region, the Durham Region International Film Festival (DRIFF) takes place October 1 to 3, you can pick your own apples at your local farm, celebrate fall on the farm at Pingle's…

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