Events & Activities

Doors Open Richmond

Saturday June 3 & Sunday June 4 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us for our Opening Celebration at the Richmond Cultural Centre on Friday June 2, 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

About Doors Open Richmond
The 10th installment of Doors Open Richmond is a free weekend-long, city-wide public celebration of heritage, culture and the arts. In 2016, 42 sites located throughout Richmond received over 12,800 site visits.

This year an eclectic and exciting blend of destinations will open their doors and offer culturally rich and inclusive experiences for free. These destinations may include heritage sites, museums, places of worship, green spaces, specialty business, art galleries and artist studios.

2017 Map Brochure
To see which sites are participating in 2017, view the PDF Document 2017 Doors Open Map Brochure

Opening Celebration
Friday June 2, 5:30 - 8:30 pm.
Join us for the opening celebration of the 10th Doors Open Richmond and begin exploring the richness of the City’s heritage, arts and culture. Discover how Richmond’s cultural heritage combines to make this such a great place to live, work, and play. Evening highlights include the official opening of Doors Open Richmond at 6:30 p.m., live classical Chinese music in Richmond Museum, and the Richmond Art Gallery’s Omnis Temporalis performance at 7:30 p.m. (Please note, this performance does have some adult themes.) The Richmond Cultural Centre and Plaza will be filled with live music and family activities. Two food trucks offering classic comfort food for sale will be parked on site. Enjoy an evening in the cultural heart of Richmond.

Volunteer Registration
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Want to know what goes on behind the scenes of Richmond’s heritage, arts and cultural sites?  Why not sign up as a volunteer with Doors Open Richmond 2017!  We have over 120 positions that need to be filled with enthusiastic, community minded individuals who love working with large crowds.  Minimum 3.5 hour commitment. 

If you or someone you know would like to sign up for this exciting once a year event, please click here

Registration Information
Registration is now CLOSED for our partner sites.  Thank you to all the sites who have registered.  You will hear from us shortly about your application status. 

We anticipate that we will have 40 sites participating this year.

Find us on Social Media
Link To Facebook Facebook: @DoorsOpenRichmond
Link to Twitter Instagram: @DoorsOpenRmd
Link to Twitter Twitter: @DoorsOpenRmd

Hosts and Sponsors
Doors Open Richmond is hosted by the Richmond Museum Society in partnership with the City of Richmond.

Doors Open Richmond 2017 is proudly sponsored by:

  • British Columbia Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage through the Government of Canada

We are always seeking further support. Please contact us if you are interested in contributing to Doors Open Richmond 2017.

Contact Us
Phone: 604-718-8439
Mailing Address:
Doors Open
c/o Richmond Museum 
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC