Maple Syrup Festivals

Is there anything more Canadian than visiting a Maple Syrup festival and eating freshly-poured-on-snow maple syrup candy? We don’t think so, either! That’s why Active Parents has rounded up these local Maple Syrup festivals that you should visit. Bon appetite!


Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek’s Maple Syrup festival specializes in the history of maple syrup presented on a heritage farm from 1900. Their maple syrup farm include a pancake house, fresh maple candy, fresh maple taffy, guided tours of Maple Lane, gift shoppe, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family activities and more. Open every weekend starting March 3rd through April 1, and daily during March Break.


{CANCELLED} Conservation Halton: Mountsberg and Crawford Lake

Stop looking to groundhogs and robins for predictions of the thaw, at Conservation Halton they look to the trees! The maple sap is about to flow at the maple syrup farms Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for Maple Town and Sweet Water Season, a unique celebration of maple traditions in Ontario.


{CANCELLED}Mountsberg Conservation Area – Milton, ON

February 29 until March 29 (weekends, March Break, and holidays) Mountsberg Conservation Area welcomes visitors to the working sugar bush at Maple Town.

Watch this video to see Maple Town in action! Video courtesy of Conservation Halton

{CANCELLED} Crawford Lake Sweet Water

Crawford Lake Conservation Area presents Sweet Water Season, a celebration of the Indigenous heritage of maple sugaring.


{CANCELLED} Westfield Heritage Village

Nothing says spring like a warm sunny day in the sugar bush at Westfield Heritage Village’s annual Maple Syrup Festival! Maple Syrup at Westfield begins on Sunday, March 1 and runs Sundays throughout March as well as Wednesday and Thursday of March Break.  Come and see both traditional and modern methods for making maple syrup and sample some of the syrup that’s made right on-site at Westfield!

Discover one of Canada’s most time-honoured and tasty traditions. Explore historical and modern methods of making of maple syrup from the tree to the table. Families can purchase and enjoy a delicious, reasonably-priced pancake breakfast.


Maple Weekend with Sweet Ontario

The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association will be hosting the Annual Maple Weekend. Participants in Maple Weekend can be found across the province in a number of maple syrup farms and producing areas. Depending on how far you’d like to travel for your syrup fix, you could find yourself at an event in St. Catharines, Halton, Niagara, or head north to Simcoe.


Burlington Lion’s Club Maple Syrup Sale

Prefer to stay warm and cosy, but refuse to give up on that delicious maple goodness? The Burlington Lion’s Club has been selling Quebec Maple Syrup as a fundraising project since 2003. The money they raise from this event is returned back to the Burlington Community. Sweet just got sweeter! Click here for more info.



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