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 Whitby

Five Fabulous Reasons To Visit Downtown Whitby

Laura Watts

May 21, 2020

Downtown Cannington

Cannington… “in the heart of Ontario”… so says our sign.

Alison Bennie

May 20, 2020

Downtown Brooklin

Small-Town Fun for Families and Friends: Welcome to the Village of Brooklin

Katherine Ryalen

May 20, 2020

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Durham Tourism July 2020 Enews

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Durham Tourism June 2020 Enews

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