The Big Nickel promises a well-rounded vacation for tourists of Northern Ontario. With dozens of outdoor activities for the afternoon and slews of clubs and venues for the evening, you’ll never find a moment lacking things to do. If in the mood for live music, great food and some cocktails, we recommend the following spots.
The Grand Night Club
28 Elgin St, Sudbury, ON P3C 5B4 | Visit Website
Built in 1909 as the Grand Opera House, Sudbury citizens have flocked to this location for over a century. As the Grand Nightclub today, you can visit this historic site for live music and dancing on Thursdays and Saturdays.
52 Larch St, Sudbury, ON P3E 5M7 | Visit Website
Touted as Sudbury’s longest operating bar, this location is both a nighttime attraction and heritage landmark.
TEN Lounge & Nightclub
225 Falconbridge Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 5K4 | Visit Website
A fashionable addition to the Sudbury club scene. This lounge offers premium-style entertainment for dancing, mingling and drinking, with VIP seating available.
Crazy Horse Tavern
Grey St, Sudbury, ON P3E 3N5 | Visit Website
Known also as the University of Chelmsford, this tavern hosts the region’s most popular bands every week. It also runs a variety of activities like bingo and karaoke.
63 Cedar St, Sudbury, ON P3E 1A7 | Visit Website
Famous for its comfortable, welcoming atmosphere, this pub is a favourite for dining, meeting friends and experiencing quality live music. For large parties and events, there are private rooms available.
For a comprehensive outlook on nightlife in Sudbury, check out the Northern Ontario Travel blog. It lists all the establishments in the city and categorizes them by type:
- Laid back atmosphere,
- Catch a game,
- Watch live music,
- Shoot pool,
- And dance like no one’s watching.
Of course, you can always ask your concierge or a member of the local community for things to do while visiting this great Canadian city.