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


Day Trip for Date Night in Durham’s Downtowns

Katherine Ryalen

Feb 23, 2021

Downtown Pickering Village

Holiday Shopping in Historic Pickering Village

Linda Cook

Dec 11, 2020

Downtown Port Perry

Downtown Port Perry Spotlight: Cycle Life

Simple icon of two tall buildings. Downtowns of Durham

May 06, 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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