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

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Explore the Downtowns of Durham

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 Pickering Village

It takes a (Pickering) Village

Linda Cook

May 21, 2020

Downtown Bowmanville

Take Another Look at Bowmanville

Will McGuirk

May 20, 2020

Downtown Port Perry

Port Perry is Perfect For The Family

Jason King

May 15, 2020Port Perry

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