Maple Syrup is one of the first, and definitely the tastiest signs of spring. Children all over Canada visit Sugar Bushes on school trips and get to try not just the syrup but the taffy as well. One of my favorite memories is the taffy pour over snow and then wrapped around a Popsicle stick. Living in Halton we are very lucky to have several sugar bushes within a short drive. Spend a day, enjoy being outside, and visit one of these festivals either with a loved one, friends, or family.

Maple Syrup Festival 2018 At Bronte Creek

March 3-4, 10-18, 24-25, Good Friday 30, 31 & April 1.
(not offered on Easter Monday)
Festival Open: 9:30am - 3:00pm
Explore the history of Maple Syrup with staff dressed in historical attire.
For more details please visit: http://brontecreek.org/~bront857/index.php/the-park/featured-events/maple-festival.html


Maple Town At Mountsberg

Feb 24th - Apr 2nd
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Visit the Mountsberg Sugar Bush which has been producing maple syrup for almost 150 years! Maple Town has been one of our family favorites for years!
For more details please visit: http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=37


Sweet Water Season at Crawford Lake

Feb 24th - Apr 2nd
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn how Syrup was discovered and used by Indigenous People. Try different grades of maple syrup as well. This is where I discovered Birch Syrup. Have you tried Birch Syrup yet?
For more details please visit: http://www.conservationhalton.ca/event-details?eventID=63


Maple Syrup Festival at Terra Cotta Conservation Area

March 10 – 18, 24 – 25, March 30 – April 2, April 7 – 8
*Note: we will be open for Good Friday and Easter Monday
Event Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Watch the maple syrup making demonstration, try some syrup or taffy, and enjoy the live entertainment and family-friendly activities.
For more details please visit: https://maplesyrupfest.com/terra-cotta/


Maple Syrup Festival at Westfield Heritage Village

Sundays through March – 4, 11, 18 and 25
March Break days - Wednesday March 14 and Thursday March 15
Good Friday - Friday March 30.
The program runs from 10AM to 4PM
Watch demonstrations of traditional techniques used in Ontario to make maple syrup.
For more details please visit: http://westfieldheritage.ca/maple-syrup-festival/


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