Arts and Recreation
Annual Festivals across Northern Ontario
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 Bank.
Through the Summer
Bell Park Gazebo Series
What could be more enchanting than an outdoor concert on a hilltop overlooking beautiful Ramsey Lake?
Northern Lights Festival Bor�al
Canada's longest continuously running bilingual, aboriginal, and multicultural outdoor festival. Over three days of music, events, shopping, and fun food at Bell Park.
Sudbury Dragonboat Festival
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 international films.
Thunder Bay Folklore Festival
Thunder Bay Children's 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
Thunder Bay Blue's Festival
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 generosity.
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.
Canadian Lakehead Exhibtion