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 Orono

A Winter Date in Downtown Orono

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Feb 18, 2021Newcastle

Downtown Bowmanville

Feel-Good Business Growth in Downtown Bowmanville During COVID-19

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Feb 10, 2021Newcastle

Downtown Oshawa

Downtown Oshawa Spotlight: Transforming 44 Bond Street into a New Live Music Venue

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May 02, 2021

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Latest Downtowns of Durham Partner Updates
Durham Tourism May Enews 2021

This month in Durham Region, find a unique gift for Mom at one of our local businesses, Rolling Hills Studio in Uxbridge celebrates their 10th anniversary with creative workshops, experience the…

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Durham Tourism April Enews 2021

This month in Durham Region, the War on Whiskey tours are taking us back to the 1920s, Station Gallery is celebrating 50 years of Art, Stories and Love, you can enter to win with the "Snap a Selfie"…

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