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Surrey Doors Open

Surrey Doors Open 2019

Surrey Doors Open is a one day event for organizations to invite community members to “discover the story behind every door”. This free event offers fun activities for all ages, behind-the-scenes guided tours, entertainment, fun contests, prizes and more! Almost 7,500 visitors attended in 2018.

The next Surrey Doors Open will take place on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 11:00 - 4:00pm!

Venue Application

Open your doors and share the story of your venue at Surrey's 8th Annual Doors Open event in 2019!

Applications for venues open Monday December 3, 2018 until Friday January 18, 2019.

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Participating venues showcase what is unique about their venue through free activities such as:

  • behind-the scene guided tours,
  • demonstrations,
  • food,
  • arts & crafts,
  • children’s activities,
  • entertainment, and
  • games.

Event day activations highlight activities that are not normally available to the public.

Through the Doors Open event your business or organization will benefit from free advertisements through multiple media platforms, printed and online brochures and posters. Not only is this a chance to showcase your venue, you participation will play a key role in the continued success of Surrey Doors Open.

If you have questions or require further information contact Camilla Daoud  by phone at 604-598-5708  or email

History of Doors Open

Surrey Doors Open inspiration stems from origins in France where the first Doors Open (La Journee Portes Ouvertes) took place in 1984. The idea soon began to spread to neighbouring countries and has since expanded around the globe.