Virtual Road Trip to Charming Historic Downtowns

Support main street businesses now to help preserve their vibrant communities.

Durham Region is home to thirteen distinct ‘main street’ downtowns. From historic storefronts, to culturally diverse independent restaurants; from contemporary hair salons to espresso-to-go. These businesses are in urgent need of your support now, so that they can recover and rebuild. #ShopLocal.

Downtown Business Directory

Looking for delicious take-out as well as support your local downtown business? There’s a convenient search tool for you along with a map!

Downtown Business map

Tell your story

Compose an ode to a business you love in Durham, highlight an exciting event, or tell a first-person account of a cool Downtowns of Durham experience. Sign up to be a contributor and your story could be published.

Story of Durham

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