navigation corner (decoration)
banner corner (decorative)
banner corner (decorative)

The Durham Advantage

LIFESTYLE - ARTS & CULTURE

Charming boutiques, natural wonders, exciting, one-of-a-kind attractions and savour delicious dishes crafted from home-grown ingredients are abundant in Durham Region.

Art Galleries

Explore Durham Region's art scene at local galleries. Whether you're an experienced member of the art scene or brand new to the art world, cultivate your creativity and absorb all things “art” at one of many local galleries in Durham Region.

Dining

Durham Region is actively developing itself as a top culinary tourism destination in Ontario. Renowned for its pleasant mix of rural charm and urban sophistication, Durham Region offers a variety of equally unique culinary tourism experiences.

For a list of Durham's dining establishments visit the Durham Tourism site.

Farmer's Markets

One of the perks of living in a region populated with rural areas and farmland is farmers' markets! Shopping at a farmers' market is not only a great way to get quality, fresh food, but it also helps to support local producers and the economy. Be sure to check out the farmers' market in your area! Visit www.durhamfarmfresh.ca.

  • Clarington Farmers' Market: 905-987-1899
  • North Oshawa Farmers' Market: 905-728-8674
  • Oshawa Centre Farmers' Market: 905-686-6408
  • Pickering Town Centre Farmers' Market: 905-683-7171
  • Port Perry Farmers' Market: 905-985-7565
  • Uxbridge Farmers' Market: 905-830-4521
  • Whitby Farmers' Market: 905-655-3440

Historical Sites

Step back in time for the day. Whether it's walking around the vast estate of the late R.S McLaughlin (the founder of General Motors in Canada), or taking a train ride along the heritage railway, there is great history amongst us in Durham Region.

Live Theatre

Looking for a different way to spend date night or family night? Hit the town, and check out the local theatre scene in Durham Region.

Museums

Experience both Durham and Canadian heritage by visiting the great, local museums found across the region.

Nightlife

From live music to club jams, Durham Region's nightlife is sure to delight.

Wineries

Durham Region is a great place to enjoy local wines and ciders year round.

Durham Region logo
DEDP