October 5 to 28 (Fridays, Saturday and Sundays only)
Family Fun Halloween Activities Family Haunted House, Spooky Animal Shows, Bug Bistro and face painting (All ages). See also PumpkinfernoTM and Tunnel of Terror*
* Tunnel of Terror: recommended age is 12 years +
Pumpkinferno Pumpkinferno™ features thousands of hand-carved pumpkins set against a glowing Sudbury backdrop. Each installation, entirely made up of individual fiber pumpkins and internally lit, is a spellbinding display of artistry and imagination.
Tunnel of Terror Explore Canada’s only underground haunted house! Visitors will descend seven storeys below the Earth’s surface. This experience is not for the faint of heart!
*Recommended age: 12 years +
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. Visit the indoor animal exhibit to learn about exotic animals at Northern Exotics, learn to climb at ARC Climbing, or take a stroll through the Art Gallery of Sudbury. Be sure not to miss the Kids Ultimate Play Place - Sudbury’s ultimate indoor adventure playground, now offering Lazer Tag! Test your limits outdoors at 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! Check our Events Calendar for more details.
September 28 to October 28 (Friday, Saturdays and Sundays only)
Join the museum and Northern Screams for one of northern Ontario’s most terrifying attractions. The Terror Trail 6077 runs every Fri-Sun in October, as well as Devil’s Night. DO you have what it takes to make it out alive?
Looking for something a little less frightening? Bring the family out to the Capreol Scare Fair on Saturday, September 29th for a day of Halloween and fall themed activities. Free admission to the museum’s Heritage Centre building. Stick around until the sun goes down and be one of the first to experience the Terror Train 6077. Scare Fair Activities are Free of Charge to the Public. Terror Train 6077 Admission: $12.00/person.
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 for this holiday season. There are things to do in Sudbury for everyone! There are many upcoming events in Sudbury in 2017. Check out our blog at sudburydiscoveries.ca today.
Will you chicken out? Test your courage in the Fear Theatre – the ultimate haunted house. This tour is not recommended for the faint of heart. Expect the walls to come alive. This attraction runs every Wednesday-Friday from 7pm to midnight for the first 3 weeks of October. Groups of 6 will be let in as they arrive.
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 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!
Take a guided walking tour through Downtown Sudbury’s spookiest locations and relive their stories! Our Haunted Walk tour includes the Castonguay murders, underground tunnels, haunted theatre, unsolved murders, ghost sightings, the last Sudbury hanging and more!
The walk was planned in part using excerpts from the book Haunted Sudbury by local author Sarah May.
The walk is one hour in length and departs from the corner of Beech Street and Elgin Street. All ages welcome. The Haunted Walk runs every weekend in October starting on the 5th! Tours begin on the hour every hour as follows:
- Thursdays 7pm-10pm
- Friday 7pm-11pm
- Saturday 7pm-10pm
If you are looking for a weekend of outdoor adventures, late nights, or simply a weekend to re-connect, stay and explore in Sudbury. There’s a lot to see and do. 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. Visit Wagonwheel Ranch - Open year-round, the ranch offers scenic trail rides, as well as hay and sleigh rides. 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.
Wine and Dine your weekend away – Sudbury boasts some incredible and diverse restaurants to satisfy anyone’s appetite. 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! Take in a Sudbury Theatre Centre, Sudbury Symphony Orchestra production or a live band. Sudbury is home to a flurry of many other exciting events . Check our Events Calendar for more details.