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Surrey Doors Open

Unique Venues Wanted!

Open your doors this June for the 7th Annual Surrey Doors Open event.

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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, hop-on-hop-off transportation and more! Almost 5,000 visitors attended last year.

Surrey Doors Open will be on Saturday June 9, 2018 from 11am to 4pm.

Open Your Doors in 2018

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this exciting community event. We're looking for local businesses or organizations to open their doors this coming year as a Doors Open venue.

Deadline to apply is Friday January 19, 2018.

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Benefits of Participation

  • Showcase your organization to local residents, visitors and tourists
  • Connect and engage with Surrey’s community members
  • A free listing of your organization on the City of Surrey’s Facebook Surrey Doors Open Event page
  • Engage with City of Surrey’s social media channels leading up to the event
  • Free placement on online and printed brochures and posters distributed throughout Surrey

General Criteria to Participate

  • Free admission (donation requests may not be solicited by staff and volunteers)
  • Adequate public liability and property insurance for venue
  • Adequate venue staffing during the event
  • Activities during the event that are not normally available to the public (unique exhibitions, behind the scenes demonstrations, or guided tours)
  • Venues of architectural, historic, social or cultural aspects
  • Venues celebrating a significant anniversary

All applications will be reviewed by the Surrey Doors Open Venue Selection Panel. Efforts will be made to accommodate all application requests; however we cannot guarantee approval for participation. Applicants will be contacted by Friday February 2, 2018.

If you have any questions, or require further information please email doorsopen@surrey.ca