NEW! Spring Early Bird Nordic Season passes now on sale for the 2019-20 season. Spring discount only until March 31, 2019. Bonus: buy now and you can cross country ski/ snowshoe for the remainder of this season for free! Nordic Season Pass may be used seven days a week for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing plus access to the Suspension Bridge. Season passholders receive numerous benefits,...

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Come visit our park located on the Niagara Escarpment and tap into spring! Enjoy syrup-making demonstrations, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, taffy tasting and of course a plate of fresh pancakes with real maple syrup. Enjoy a full lineup of performers, including Four Paws Flying dog show! Don’t forget to take some maple products back home with you, available for purchase...

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Bronte Creek's Annual Maple Syrup Festival

Mar 26, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019

Fresh Ontario maple syrup begins flowing at Bronte Creek Provincial Park on the first Saturday in March when the park's annual Maple Syrup Festival gets under way. The maple syrup festivities are open to the public from 9:30am to 3:00pm every weekend in March and March Break. Enjoy a guided tour of  Maple Lane, where interpreters costumed for the 1890's demonstrate different...

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Mapletown at Mountsberg

Mar 26, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons, where watery sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty. See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the...

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The Moon: A Voyage Through Time

Mar 26, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing The Moon: A Voyage Through Time explores our enduring fascination with this enchanting orb in the sky and looks at the role it has played in faith, science, and the arts across the Muslim world and beyond. This major new exhibition showcases ancient artifacts, important miniature paintings, scientific instruments, Islamic manuscripts,...

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Weekends, March Break and holidays - Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Indigeous People as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration. Nostalgia is served in the afternoon as staff demonstrate how to make taffy on snow. Try a tasting flight of different grades and types of syrup before heading to the giftshop...

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Spiders Alive! at Royal Botanical Gardens

Mar 26, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019

We've invited spiders and their arthropod friends to crawl on over for a visit this winter. Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages. In Spiders Alive!, visitors can explore spider anatomy and evolutionary history, learn about their signature traits — venom and silk-making...

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Maple Syrup Festival at Westfield Heritage Village

Mar 26, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019

Bring your family and friends for some springtime fun at the Maple Syrup Festival.  Learn how maple syrup was made in the early and mid-19th century and then enjoy a short walk into the woods to Westfield’s sugar shack.  There you can try a taste of Westfield’s very own maple syrup, made in a modern evaporator.  Other fun activities include wagon rides drawn by a...

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Safely observe the sun with specially filtered telescopes. Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features, including sunspots, spicules and prominences. This program is offered by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. 2019 Dates Saturday, January 5 Saturday, February 2 Saturday, March 2 Saturday, April 6 Saturday, May...

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