Tourism Blog News
Savour the flavours of Durham Region during Local Food Week
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 01:42 PM
Durham Tourism, in partnership with Chef Alex Page, is sharing a collection of mouth-watering recipes to inspire you to try something different and support local farms during Local Food Week—and beyond.
Durham Region has an abundance of high-quality food being grown in right here in the region, with products ranging from beef and lamb, to honey and cider, to fresh fruit and vegetables. Chef Alex Page uses locally sourced ingredients in the recipes featured in this blog. We encourage you to learn...
Spring Sport Action in Durham Region
Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 12:39 PM
As the spring weather begins to heat up, so does the sport event action across Durham Region. We’re so excited for the return of the sights and sounds of outdoor sports in our community.
Get ready to help us warmly welcome and host thousands of visitors to compete in a variety of sports over the next month.
Some of the sport events include:
- Field Hockey Ontario trials for Under 18 Boys Team Ontario at Monarch Park in Ajax on April 23 and 24. They’ll also be hosting Team Ontario Day there.
Eight most Instagrammable restaurants in Durham Region
Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 12:07 PM
Source: ChúukEight most Instagrammable restaurants in Durham Region
There’s nothing quite like getting dressed in your best and enjoying a meal in an inspiring environment.
We’ve curated a list of eight Instagrammable restaurants in Durham for you to explore. Grab a friend, or two or ten, and make wonderful new memories at ‘gram worthy spots throughout Durham Region. Tag us at #DurhamTourism—pics or it didn’t really happen, right?Bistro ’67—Whitby
1604 Champlain Boulevard, Whitby
Bistro ‘67, named...
2022 Maple Syrup Festivals and Events in Durham Region
Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 09:06 AM
As winter winds down, the longer days and rising temperatures make way for many families and friends to get out and enjoy the maple syrup harvest right here in Durham Region.
The origin of maple syrup production dates to Indigenous peoples living in the northeast part of North America. Zhiiwaagamizigan is the Anishinaabe word for maple syrup, and it’s prized for both its medicinal properties and sweet taste. The earliest method of sap collection was done by cutting a V shape into the bark of a maple...
Durham Region Winter Outdoor Adventure Guide
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 11:07 AM
Getting outside is good for your health. From lowering blood pressure to boosting your mood, increasing physical activity with outdoor activities in Durham Region is a safe way to enjoy the cold months this winter.
Whether you crave a scenic outdoor walk, want to test your skills on skis, or need a change of scenery from your living room, there are many ways to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors with Durham Region’s beautiful winter amenities.
Please remember to follow provincial and local...