Conveniently located within the retail hub of Greater Sudbury, our mix of 110 stores includes Walmart, SportChek, Pandora, Bath & Body Works and Roots just to get you started. We offer an array of merchandise including fashion and décor to gadgets and jewelry. And for out-of-town visitors, staying in Sudbury just got more rewarding. Book an Anyday Getaway package at one of the partner hotels listed below, and you will receive a $25 New Sudbury Centre gift card with each room night booked.
Sudbury boats some incredible and diverse restaurants to satisfy anyone’s appetite.
From shopping malls to big box stores to one of a kind boutiques, Sudbury is Northeastern Ontario’s most popular shopping destination.
In Sudbury there is no shortage of opportunities for family fun saddle up with Wagonwheel Ranch, take a stroll through the Art Gallery of Sudbury, discover what railroading is all about at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre, learn to climb at ARC Climbing, or enjoy frozen yogurt and a pedicure at Glama Gals Tween Spa.
Receive a *$25 gift card from New Sudbury Centre for each night stay at participating hotels. Gift cards are redeemable at participating stores. For more details on participating stores visit newsudburycentre.ca/gift-cards. Offer Valid to December 31, 2017. Upon check in, please visit the hotel front desk for more details and to receive your gift cards. * Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
Discover Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attractions – Science North & Dynamic Earth – Home of the Big Nickel with a Dynamic Duo Passport.
Science North is sure to amaze you with four floors of interactive hands-on experiences. Visit this summer to see the new special exhibit “101 Inventions That Changed the World”. Check out the new Outdoor Science Park at Dynamic Earth featuring large scale exhibits and science-themed interactive structures and take your turn on the slag slide. Experience the region’s rich lumber, mining and railroading heritage by viewing the spectacular Big Nickel Show projected on the Big Nickel itself!
Walk amongst dinosaurs and dragons as you play through seven unique mini golf courses full of surprises – at Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf. Saddle up with Wagonwheel Ranch and enjoy a scenic trail ride on horseback. Discover what railroading is all about at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre. A true hidden gem with plenty to do for kids of all ages, and parents too. Don’t miss the new model train layout in the Heritage Centre.
Be sure not to miss the Kids Ultimate Play Place - Sudbury’s ultimate indoor adventure playground or test your limits outdoors at the Laurentian University Outdoor Centre. Rent a kayak, paddle board, or enjoy a guided canoe tour of Lake Ramsey or challenge yourself as you ascend ropes, tires and beams on the 50' challenge course. Their facilitators will ensure a safe, fun experience and give you the experience of a lifetime on the giant swing!
Sudbury boasts some incredible and diverse restaurants to satisfy anyone’s appetite. From shopping malls to big box stores and one of kind boutiques, Sudbury is Northeastern Ontario’s most popular shopping destination. Check out our Anyday Getaway Special Offer incentive!
In Sudbury there is no shortage of opportunities for family fun. Take a spin around the One-third mile 60 kart track at Sudbury Kartways. Visit the indoor animal exhibit to learn about exotic animals at Northern Exotics, learn to climb at ARC Climbing, or enjoy frozen yogurt and a pedicure at Glama Gals Tween Spa. Take a stroll through the Art Gallery of Sudbury. Sudbury is known for its rich geological history, try and catch the Annual Gem and Mineral Show held July 21st to 23rd.
In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation. During this historic year, Canadians from across the country will come together to honour our great country, its stunning landscapes, its ethnic diversity and its unique culture. Like those in communities across our nation, Sudburians too will celebrate! Exciting eventsand community celebrations will take place across Greater Sudbury all year long.
Sudbury is situated within traditional Ojibwe lands and is a bilingual city with the third largest Francophone population in Canada outside of Quebec. Together with people of many different ethnic backgrounds, including people of Italian, Finnish, Polish, Chinese, Greek and Ukrainian ancestry, Sudbury’s multilingual and multicultural fabric is one of the most diverse in Canada. And we love to celebrate!
There are many other upcoming events in Sudbury in 2017, especially since the nation is celebrating Canada 150! Check out the spectacular Big Nickel Show at Dynamic Earth or test your wits in Science North’s Escape Room. Experience some of their other amazing exhibits, interactive IMAX shows or meet Kashkuanashku, Science North's newest beaver! If you enjoy critters of all shapes and sizes, plan to visit Northern Exotics, a refuge and education centre for rescued exotic pets.
If you are in the mood to be entertained, take in a performance at Sudbury Theatre Centre or at Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario. The Townehouse offers their famous burgers and live entertainment showcasing bands of all calibers - A local hotspot for over 25 years. Whether you are searching for a night out with friends in Downtown Sudbury, The Duhram Social comprised of Respect is Burning and Red Fang Tavern offer traditional menus, great live music, and a super cool atmosphere. You, your partner or entourage can also spend the evening playing over 400 exciting slot machines and e-table games at Gateway Casinos!
Sudbury is also Northeastern Ontario’s most popular shopping destination. Fill your bags and trunk at the New Sudbury Shopping Centre or other popular box stores, retail outlets, and one-of-a-kind boutiques with the latest trends and bargains. Don’t forget to stop in at Sudbury’s own Ramakko’s Source for Adventure for all things outdoor to prepare for this season’s excursions. There are things to do in Sudbury for everyone! Check out our blog at sudburydiscoveries.ca today.
If you are looking for a weekend of outdoor adventures, late nights, cultural festivals or simply a weekend to re-connect, stay and explore in Sudbury. There’s a lot to see and do. Take your pick! … you can even go underground! Go beneath the earth’s surface at Dynamic Earth and check out the iconic Big Nickel or take in an exhibit, Imax feature or try to escape Science North’s Escape room! Climb to new heights at ARC Climbing, followed by a relaxing yoga class at ARC’s indoor studio.
Saddle up at Wagonwheel Ranch and take a wander amidst the picturesque beauty of the Boreal Forest. Play a round of mini golf amongst the trees at Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf. Feeling Lucky? Enjoy an evening of excitement at Gateway Casinos with over 400 popular slots and e-table games only a short distance away.
Go for a hike at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, offering 55 km of hiking and biking trails and fantastic scenic views. Or travel to the A.Y. Jackson lookout and enjoy the spectacular view at High Falls that captured the imagination of Group of Seven painter A.Y. Jackson. Tour the Art Gallery of Sudbury and their collection of regional, provincial and Canadian artists followed by a picturesque stroll through Bell Park a few blocks away. Centrally located, the park offers a boardwalk along the beautiful shores of Lake Ramsey… a classic Sudbury date night.
Challenge yourself and your partner to an Axe throwing competition at Northern Axperts, a spin around the track at Sudbury Kartways or try the 50’ challenge course and enjoy the giant swing at Laurentian University Outdoor Centre. If golf is your game of choice, tee-off at one of a dozen Sudbury courses such as Sixth Avenue Golf & Country Club.
Up Here is a public art festival that culminates in an emerging music festival, and is topped off with an all night art crawl. With 7 muralists working on new murals and over 45 musicians in over 12 venues for three jam packed days… it’s a festival you don’t want to miss!
Northern Lights Festival Boréal is one of Canada’s oldest music and arts festivals. The tradition continues on the shores of Ramsey Lake for Northern Lights Festival Boréal’s 46th season from July 6th-9th, 2017. This year’s festival will feature 4 days of non-stop music, art, activities and fun as well as a diverse line-up of performers. From Canadian legends to the ‘next big thing’, from roots to experimental, from tradition to innovation.
Headliners include Yukon Blonde and Juno award winning duo Whitehorse as well as Buffy Sainte-Marie, A Tribe Called Red, Andy Shauf, Fred Penner, and more! There will be retail, food, artisan/crafter or non-profit vendors – all play a very important role in the festival. Vendors help to promote the creative spirit in the community and make Northern Lights Festival Boreal a popular destination for people each year.
Sudbury boasts some incredible and diverse restaurants, pubs and coffee houses to satisfy anyone’s palate. Aside from Sudbury’s world-renown attractions such as Science North and Dynamic Earth, there are plenty of things to do both indoors and out. Central to festival activities is the Art Gallery of Sudbury housing their collections of regional, provincial and Canadian artists. Just over the Bridge of Nations, the Sudbury Theatre Centre offers a variety of performances on select dates.
Sudbury is also Northeastern Ontario’s most popular shopping destination and is home to New Sudbury Shopping Centre and many other popular box stores, retail chains, and one-of-a-kind boutiques. The weekly farmer’s market held Thursdays and Saturdays offer variety of vendors and local favourites. Offering pesticide-free produce, a visit to Josephine’s Vegetables offers over sixty-five varieties to choose from along with dinosaur-inspired mini golf courses for an added family fun experience.
Experience the region’s rich lumber, mining and railroading heritage by viewing the spectacular Big Nickel Show at Dynamic Earth until Labour Day or by visiting the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre. Enjoy Rock The Farm Free Concert and Farmers’ Market at the Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society, Wednesdays from 4-8pm throughout July and August.
Don’t miss the Up Here Urban Art & Music Festival in August, the Jazz Sudbury Festival and Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival in September as well as all of the other the amazing events in between!
Up Here Festival, is a public art festival that culminates in an emerging music festival, and is topped off with an all night art crawl. Up Here 3 will run from August 18 through August 20. With 7 muralists working on new murals and over 45 musicians in over 12 venues for three jam packed days… Up Here is a festival you don’t want to miss!
Last year, over 120 artists, 200 volunteers and thousands of festival goers came to downtown Sudbury for an explosion of public art, concerts and strange surprises. Up Here is a project of We Live Up Here, a volunteer run non-profit organization founded in 2012 around the simple idea that art can bring people together and can playfully reshape the community.
Experience two new festivals in Sudbury for 2017! Feast Fest Sudbury is a food, drink and music festival that will be held in Bell Park from June 23rd to June 25th featuring Honeymoon Suite, Jojo Mason and many more! The daily events include entertainment & food service programming. General Admission is free (seating & lawn), first-come first-serve on the day of event with optional paid ticket reserved seating available.
Sudbury Poutine Fest will be a showcase of all-things poutine! A Northern staple, the standard French fries, gravy and cheese poutine has evolved into works of art, flavor and ingenuity. What better way to celebrate this delicacy than a free 3-day event in Downtown Sudbury! Together with other like-minded poutine connoisseurs sampling and critiquing the many different varieties and combinations, the event is sure to be gratifying on so many levels. Sudbury Poutine Fest is being held August 25th to August 27th. For more information about these and other festivals happening in Greater Sudbury visit sudburytourism.ca/festivals
If you’re a foodie, Sudbury is home to many restaurants, gastropubs, bakeries, and coffee houses that offer a wide range of both ethnic or traditional food and beverages. Start off your day at Gloria’s offering home cooked meals and all-day breakfast. The Laughing Buddha’s eclectic atmosphere and menu is also home to one of Sudbury’s favourite patios. If buffet is more your style, Taj Bistro offers a large variety of high quality selections in a modern space. For 40 years, Apollo has been serving Sudbury with their authentic Greek cuisine.
If you prefer Italian, some of Sudbury’s favourites include Di Gusto Pizza & Pasta, serving premium wood fired pizza and fresh pasta. Verdicchio Ristorante - Enoteca provides authentic Italian dishes and wine selections incorporating homemade, local and Ontario-grown ingredients. Locals also flock to Respect is Burning, a vintage-style Italian tavern for traditional pastas, pizzas and their top notch grill station.
Find some of Sudbury’s unique brands of Stack Brewing beer products on tap at local pubs, on the shelf where beer products are sold, or visit the brewery! The Taphouse Pub+Grill offers over 25 brands of craft beer on tap and is dedicated to serving not only poutine, but other ‘Northern Comfort Food’ favourites.
Don’t miss the Jazz Sudbury Festival and Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival in September. There are many other amazing upcoming events throughout the city being posted all year long– Check back often!
The Jazz Sudbury Festival is Northern Ontario's premiere destination for live jazz. Music lovers from across Ontario gather on the first weekend of September to hear music from a variety of Jazz greats and up-and-coming artists. The five Day festival has been featuring local, national, and international performers every September since 2009. The event inspires appreciation for the colorful and diverse art form of live music by presenting the industry's best in jazz, world and blues music.
The festival runs from September 6-10th at the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. Enjoy festival mainstays such as the IG Main Stage, the Jazz Walk Workshops, Hot Club After Hours events, acoustic sessions and many more exciting musical performances. Jazz Sudbury also aims to host a variety of other jazz events throughout the year, supporting the development of music culture within Greater Sudbury and surrounding areas.
Sudbury is home to many restaurants, gastropubs, and nightclubs that offer a wide range of ethnic or traditional food and entertainment. If you are searching for both, The Townehouse offers a traditional menu and live entertainment - It’s a local hotspot. Whether you are searching for a night out with friends in Downtown Sudbury, taking in a show at Sudbury Theatre Centre or trying your luck at Gateway Casinos, there are lots of things to do in Sudbury for everyone!
Sudbury is Northeastern Ontario’s most popular shopping destination. Fill your bags and trunk with the latest trends and bargains from popular box stores, retail outlets and one-of-a-kind boutiques. Visit Sudbury’s own Ramakko’s Source for Adventure so you can stock up on supplies and gear for your summer adventures starting at Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. Take in 55 km of hiking and biking trails while enjoying the fantastic scenic views. Rent a kayak, paddle board, or enjoy a guided canoe tour of Lake Ramsey with the Laurentian University Outdoor Centre. Challenge yourself as you ascend ropes, tires and beams on the 50' challenge course. Their facilitators will ensure a safe, fun experience and give you the experience of a lifetime on the giant swing!
Sudbury has many other exciting festivities. Don’t miss the Northern Lights Festival Boreal in July, Up Here Urban Art & Music Festival in August , the Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival in September as well as all of the other the amazing events in between!
Join in the excitement of Cinéfest Sudbury’s 29th edition! Cinéfest's programming features upwards of 125 Canadian and international films, including full-length features, shorts, documentaries and animation, while also introducing audiences to today's emerging and established film talent.
Recognized as one of Canada's major film festivals, Cinéfest is renowned for providing audiences with unmatched accessibility and hospitality. Canada’s established and emerging filmmakers view the Festival as an ideal venue to introduce their films, as Cinéfest’s audience has developed the reputation of being highly representative of the general film going public. Branded as The People’s Festival, Cinéfest prides itself on its ability to showcase ‘something for everybody’, by providing audiences with a diverse selection of films.
Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival will run from September 16th to 24th, 2017. Beginning in late July, passes and tickets can be purchased online, in person at Cinéfest's Downtown Sudbury Box Office (40 Larch Street, Unit 103) and at the Event Box Office at SilverCity Sudbury (355 Barrydowne Road) during the Festival. For more information, please visit their website or call 705.688.1234