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Visit our attractions, reconnect with nature and embark on an outdoor adventure, or experience many live performances, community events, and things to do for all ages this holiday season.

Holiday Shopping – ’Tis the season for finding that perfect gift. Check a few items off your list at the New Sudbury Centre, then head to Downtown Sudbury to Elm Place or find unique boutiques and locally handcrafted products throughout Greater Sudbury. Learn more about shopping in Sudbury >>>

Shop Local – Don’t miss your chance to meet amazing artists and makers and shop their products at the Sudbury Market every Saturday at Science North, 100 Ramsey Lake Rd. from 9 AM – 2 PM, visit the Hanmer Mall  where you’ll find The Valley Market offering a large selection of locally prepared meals to go, baked goods, handmade products and gifts then over to the Gallery and Brew Shop for holiday décor, and unique specialty gift items, or take part in the Downtown Sudbury Holiday Market, Saturday November 26th.

The Festival of Lights – Marvel at the stunning display of Christmas lights at the Festival of Lights, on the grounds of Science North, from the end of November to January.

Santa Claus is coming to town!  That’s right, the Greater Sudbury Santa Claus Parade is back to spread Christmas magic! Come out and watch the parade of lights and sounds. Come welcome very special guests Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and their reindeer on Saturday, November 19th, 2022 in Downtown Sudbury.

Be sure to stop at the New Sudbury Centre starting, Saturday, November 19th for a Santa Magic Photo experiences for your family and/or pets! You can reserve your preferred date and time by booking online. To book your session, visit >>>

Take in a Holiday Sleigh Ride – Visit Wagonwheel Ranch and enjoy a sleigh ride tour through scenic trails surrounded by beautiful Boreal forest. Warm up by a crackling bonfire, roast some of your favourite treats, then visit some barnyard friends.

Get Into the Holiday Spirit –  Take in some installations and events for Café Festival Noël celebrating the culture and history behind Christmas through music, children’s activities, life-sized Nativity, Santa’s Village and more. Yes Theatre and Sudbury Theatre Centre present Elf the Musical from November 25 to December 18 at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, take in the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra’s: Santa Cruise on November 26th and A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live on stage presented by Sudbury Performance Group on December 10th.

12 Days of Christmas Local Giveaway Contest(s) – Like and follow our social channels @sudburytourism (Facebook  |  Instagram  | Twitter ) for your chance to win some AMAZING local prizes and gift cards from a variety of local businesses throughout Greater Sudbury from December 1 – December 12th.

Check out a selection of holiday events below and get inspired by our blog stories for more things to see and do this holiday season.


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