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Doors Open Toronto

One May weekend each year, Doors Open Toronto invites the public to explore the city’s most-loved buildings and sites, free of charge. The event, which is recognized as one of Toronto’s most culturally significant events, provides rare access to buildings that are not usually open to the public and free access to sites that would usually charge an admission fee. Since its inception in 2000, it has attracted more than two million visits to nearly 700 unique locations and remains the largest event of its kind in Canada.

Series runs May 27 & 28

Saturday, May 27, 11:00 AM

a music venue's sign

No Tickets at the Door

A love letter to Toronto's diverse underground music scene, celebrating the musicians, promoters and venues trying to survive the challenges of COVID-19 and gentrification.
  • D: Danny Alexander
  • Canada
  • 2022
  • 83 min
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Saturday, May 27, 2:00 PM

a storefront with a red awning

Drop the Needle

This is the story of Play De Record — an unassuming family-run record store on Yonge Street that became a vital part of Toronto’s music ecosystem in the ‘90s.
  • D: Rob Freeman
  • Canada
  • 2021
  • 112 min
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Sunday, May 28, 11:00 AM

a man with long hair and glasses

Revival69: The Concert That Rocked the World

Discover the remarkable behind-the-scenes story of how a little-known but life-altering music festival came together against all odds.
  • D: Ron Chapman
  • Canada & France
  • 2022
  • 97 min
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