Science North is Northern Ontario’s largest tourist attraction. Dynamic Earth, built around the Big Nickle, is another notable science centre in the area. The Big Nickel, one of Sudbury’s premier landmarks, was created in 1964.
Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival is Canada’s fourth largest film festival, with an annual audience of nearly 30,000 attending more than 100 Canadian and international films. Cinéfest also produces Sudbury’s Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival.
The Northern Lights Festival Boréal is one of Canada’s longest-running music and performing arts festivals and attracts thousands to the shores of Lake Ramsey every July. La Nuit sur l’Étang usually runs in March as Ontario’s best francophone musical artists take to the stage annually for an evening of music.