CCT: Connecticut Open House Day 2011

{Connecticut Open House Day June 11, 2011}
JUNE 11, 2011
Agreement forms are now available to sign up as a participating property for the 7th annual Connecticut Open House Day scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2011.  The statewide event, coordinated by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, is designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art, and tourism to Connecticut residents.  Help to engage local residents as “Tourism Ambassadors” to spread the word about your destination and take pride in all that makes Connecticut a special place to live, work and play.


In 2010 more than 200 participating locations rolled out the welcome mat to state residents with special incentives such as free or discounted admission, special activities or exhibits and/or free gifts.  The state’s official tourism website,, dedicates a special section to Connecticut Open House Day listing all participating venues and information. CCT promotes the event with public service announcements distributed to more than 200 radio stations and newspapers with public relations efforts generating statewide coverage.  Participating properties are provided marketing support materials including more than 500 banners and lawn signs displayed around the state extending invites to area residents and targeting local media.  Sign up today - April 29th is the deadline to be eligible to receive your lawn signs or promotional banners.


2011 Invitation to Participate

2011 Fact Sheet

2011 Agreement Form

2011 E-Flyer/Announcement

Open House Handbook:  Promoting Your Venue

Connecticut Open House Day 2011 Logo

For more information, contact
Rosemary Bove at 860-256-2725 or