In the middle of a cultural life of the town, is the Sillamäe cultural centre, which has been in operation since 1949. In total at the cultural centre works over 15 collectives of amateur performance, many of which have received popularity both in Estonia and abroad. Among them are dancing ensembles "Souvenir" and "Anfas", and theatre «Drugoe nebo". Sillamäe Estonian society represents and keeps Estonian traditions and culture.

Once in every two years, days of Slavic culture take place, in which the Estonian and foreign collectives of amateur performance take part. Annually in the town is held a festival of "Jazz time ". At the centre of children's creativity "Ulei" there are approximately twenty departments, where about 600 Sillamäe children spend their free time. There is an exhibition room and a museum. The local newspaper «Sillamaskij vestnik» is issued in Sillamäe and also the local radio station works.