Sponsors and volunteers

With the help of committed volunteers, loyal sponsors, and partnerships between the City of Ottawa, building owners, neighbourhoods, and the corporate community, the City of Ottawa is proud to present the city’s largest and most prestigious architectural and heritage event Doors Open Ottawa, held annually during the first full weekend in June.


We would like to extend a very warm and heartfelt thank you to our event sponsors for their continued support during the 2013 event, including:

Title Sponsor
Additional Sponsors


Volunteer Information and Registration Sessions – Dates Announced!

Volunteers are a huge part of the success of Doors Open Ottawa. Interested candidates may apply to assist throughout the event by greeting visitors, giving tours, and helping building staff.

As a volunteer, you will be required to attend an information and registration session. Please note that the three sessions will be held at various locations this year. The first session on May 22, 2014 is reserved for returning volunteers only.


Thursday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm – Councillors’ Lounge, City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West. 


Saturday, May 24th at 10:00 am – Accueil Hall, Centre Richelieu Vanier, 300 des Peres Blancs Ave.

Monday, May 26th at 6:30 pm – Room 1A, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr.


To sign-up for an information and registration session, please visit the Doors Open Ottawa Volunteer Portal. For more information, please contact daniele.hamonic@ottawa.ca.

Doors Open Ottawa 2013 was fortunate to have over 140 dedicated volunteers willing to donate their time over the two-day event.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank last year’s volunteers who so generously donated their time.


For more information about the 2013 event, please visit ottawa.ca for the complete list of participating buildings and information on the Free RBC Doors Open Ottawa Shuttle Bus