Surrey Doors Open is an annual 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, contests, prizes and more! Almost 7,500 visitors attended in 2018.
Surrey Doors Open 2019 will take place on Saturday, June 8 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Explore 27 venues offering a behind the-scenes look into Surrey’s rich heritage, art, culture and architecture in four communities.
Fraser Valley Heritage Railway
Fraser Valley Virtual
Harness Racing BC
Museum of Surrey
Surrey Animal Resource Centre
Surrey Fire Services Hall No.8 Cloverdale
Surrey Heritage Society dba BC Vintage Truck Museum
Surrey Historical Society
Maranatha Canadian Reformed Church
Surrey Amateur Radio Training & Operations Centre
Surrey Operations Centre
Historic Stewart Farm
SORCE Bike Club
South Surrey Operations Centre
Surrey Parks & Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society
Central City Brewers & Distillers
Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre
City Centre Library
Di Reggae Cafe
Douglas College Training Group
Sprite Multimedia Systems Ltd.
Surrey Biofuel Facility
Surrey City Hall
Surrey Nature Centre
Viva Care Medical Group
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.