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Maple Syrup Festival 2020
March 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - March 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Essex Region Conservation Authority presents Essex County’s premiere Maple Syrup Festival featuring 2 days of fun again this year, at John R. Park Homestead on Sunday, March 7 & 8, 2020.
March marks the start of spring and a sweet-tasting tradition. Join the Essex Region Conservation Authority to celebrate Maple Syrup’s natural and cultural heritage in our community.
During the Maple Syrup Festival guests will make maple taffy in the snow, see syrup being made the pioneer way, and learn the science of maple.
Pure maple products will be available for purchase.
Beard and Mustache Competition
Stirred sugar demonstration by expert maker Jean Giffin
Lumberjack themed activities: Axe throwing demonstrations, nail driving, maple relay race, faux flapjack stack and more!
Backyard maple makers’ contest – Have your home made syrup judged by the experts.
Maple syrup tastings.
Other maple culinary delights, including maple butter and maple sugar.
Maple selfie station, and more!
The fun takes place from 12pm-4pm each day.
Admission: $6 for adults, $4 for children (3-16), or $20 maximum for the whole family.
Don’t forget to wear your boots!
For more information contact Curator Kris Ives at 519-738-2029 or firstname.lastname@example.org