• Ontario’s Doors Open began in 2002, providing unique insights into local landmarks, facilities, and heritage for residents and visitors alike.
  • This year’s event focuses on adaptive reuse and showcases numerous heritage locations repurposed to meet contemporary community needs.
  • A complete list of local venues and events is included below, with doors open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, June 1.
  • The Town’s guide, which includes a site map, is available here.


Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
14732 Woodbine Avenue
Visit the Town’s museum to learn about Stouffville’s heritage, explore on-site historical buildings and exhibits, and participate in lawn games and a crafting station.

Ontario SPCA York Region Animal Centre
16586 Woodbine Avenue
Tour the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ facility, engage with animals under their care, and learn about building greater connections to local wildlife.

Sweet Acres Pig Sanctuary
2798 Vivian Road
Interact with rescued potbelly pigs as you explore the Sanctuary and learn about efforts to protect and nurture them.

Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship & Education Centre
16389 Highway 48
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the York Regional Forest and enjoy guided tours of this LEED Platinum-certified building.

Holy Theotokos Convent & Joyous Light Candles
4369 Faulkner Avenue
This Greek Orthodox convent was converted to a beeswax candle production space. Tours of the chapel and candle-making factory will be available to visitors.

Richmond Hill Live Steamers
15922 McCowan Road
This always-popular miniature outdoor railway run by model railway enthusiasts and engineers will be offering free rides for Open Doors attendees. There is a one-ride limit, and entries will end at 2 p.m.

Lemonville United Church
13523 McCowan Road
The Church, constructed in 1856, will feature parishioners detailing its history and significance, tours of the historic graveyard, and refreshments.

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area Nature Centre
3291 Stouffville Road
Visitors can explore the park, its facilities, and trails, and learn about conservation efforts and the park’s history.

Treetop Trekking Stouffville
3291 Stouffville Road
Treetop will provide tours of their various ropes course and trampoline parks, including Treewalk Village and UPLA. Tickets to access Treetop Trekking activities will be sold separately.

York Regional Police Community Safety Village
3291 Stouffville Road
The Community Safety Village offers educational experiences regarding roadway, fire, and personal safety and will be open for exploration.

Applewood Farm
12416 McCowan Road
A Stouffville staple for fifty years, Applewood Farm will welcome residents with a play area, wagon rides, tours, and agricultural education.

Willowgrove Day Camp & Outdoor Education Centre
11737 McCowan Road
Founded on Stouffville historic Groff Family farm, visitors can learn about the Camp’s history, try rock climbing in their repurposed barn, and hop onboard a wagon ride.

Darul Khair Center
86 Ringwood Drive, Unit 36
Visitors can explore the mosque, learn about Islamic history, and participate in activities for the whole family.

Canadian Mar Thoma Church
159 Sandiford Drive
Tours of the Saint Thomas Christians’ 23,000-square-foot church will be provided, along with a food sale, faith-based exhibits, and other cultural heritage educational opportunities.

Stouffville Clippers Sports Complex
120 Weldon Road
Residents can get their picture taken with the Zamboni, get a behind-the-scenes look at the facility, and learn about ice production and management.

Stouffville Optometry
6085 Main Street
The 1905-built building, which became a clinic in 1979, will provide guided tours every half hour. Visitors can also learn about current optometry equipment and practices.

Nineteen on the Park Theatre
19 Civic Avenue
Guided tours will grant visitors a special look at one of the oldest and most recognized buildings on Main Street.

Latcham Art Gallery
2 Park Drive
Visitors can take in the public gallery’s newest exhibition, Like Heirlooms, and make their own artwork inspired by the creativity on display.

Stouffville Leisure Centre – Camps
2 Park Drive
Meet the Town’s summer camp counsellors, learn about and register for summer programming, and participate in on-site games.

Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library
2 Park Drive
Learn about the Library’s many initiatives and take in a tour of the Makerspace, and bring the family along for board games and a button-making station.

Jean-Baptiste Lainé Site
99 Reeves Way Boulevard
Attendees can enjoy a self-guided tour to learn about the Wendat community and this historic archaeological site.

Main Street Historic Walking Tour: Stouffville Then and Now
Meet at 19 on the Park
Be ready for this guided tour beginning at 11 a.m. to learn about the evolving history of Stouffville’s Main Street and its historical buildings.

Stouffville Reeves & Mayors: A Brief History
111 Sandiford Drive
Stouffville’s Municipal Offices will be open for the launch of a special exhibit detailing the Town’s political leaders and their impacts on the community’s progression.