Arts and Recreation
Annual Festivals across
City of Greater Sudbury
Blues for Food
Held the long weekend in May at Memorial Park in Downtown Sudbury.
Live music, sidewalk booths, food, children's activities. Admission is a
donation of non-perishable food items, used to support the Sudbury Food
Bell Park Gazebo Series
What could be more enchanting than an outdoor concert on a hilltop
overlooking beautiful Ramsey Lake?
Northern Lights Festival Boréal
Canada's longest continuously running bilingual, aboriginal, and
multicultural outdoor festival. Over three days of music, events,
shopping, and fun food at Bell Park.
This is a very dynamic part of Chinese folklore and culture, and has
been marked on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese calendar
for more than 2000 years. Held on Ramsey Lake with more than 100 teams
from across the province competing annually.
Sudbury Gem and Mineral Show
A large display of precious stones from around the world. Includes
sales, swap meets, and field trips. At the Carmichael Arena.
Cinefest - Sudbury's
International Film Festival
Canada's fourth largest cultural event. Each September, thousands of
cinephiles attend more than 100 of the industry's top Canadian and
Thunder Bay Folklore Festival
Thunder Bay Children’s
Festival is an imaginative world of arts and heritage celebrated
by entertainment and interactive activities in a fun and
educational environment. Established in 1992
The Thunder Bay Blues Festival stands firmly upon our
musical, social and community roots. It contributes immensely to
a vibrant local arts scene and strives to attract visitors. By
donating its proceeds to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation
and the United Way of Thunder Bay, it is a model of charity and
Thunder Bay Dragon Boat Festival
Traditionally held on the
fifth day of the fifth moon on the lunar calendar, late May to
mid June on the solar calendar, the Dragon Boat Festival
commemorates the life and death of the ancient patriot-poet Qu
Yuan who lived from 340-278 B.C.