Northern Lights Festival Boréal ( NLFB ) is one of Canada’s original music and arts festivals. It is an annual event held in July at Sudbury’s Bell Park in Sudbury Ontario. It is considered to be the premier music and arts festival of Northern Ontario, unmatched in size and character. Programming typically involves an eclectic blend of roots, indie, world and modern music, as well as visual arts, storytelling, dance and more. Northern Lights Boréal is a cultural celebration, a musical experience, and considered a piece of Canadian music history.