2020 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Celebrate Canada’s Most Iconic Tradition at the 2020 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival




What’s more Canadian than maple syrup? Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Credit Valley Conservation have partnered to celebrate spring in true Canadian fashion with the annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival. The festival gives visitors from the GTA and beyond the opportunity to savour the season as they get out into nature and indulge in Canada’s most famous food. From March 14 – April 12, 2020, the festival is held at four locations: Kortright Centre for Conservation, Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area, Terra Cotta Conservation Area and Island Lake Conservation Area.

The Festival kicks off on the first weekend of March Break and offers visitors the chance to explore the history, customs and production of maple syrup at their local conservation area. With a variety of activities to choose from including horse-drawn wagon rides, maple syrup demonstrations and even special “Maple Syrup by Lamplight” events for adults, the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival has something for visitors of all ages. Delicious pancakes with fresh maple syrup can also be purchased at all festival locations.

Tickets to the festival are available at the participating conservation areas and online at maplesyrupfest.com. Tickets purchased online give unlimited general admission to all festival locations. Hours and dates of operation vary by location and are listed below.

Kortright Centre for Conservation - Vaughan
Open each day from March 14 – April 12 Hours of Operation: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area - Stouffville
Open on weekends (March 14 – April 12), including March Break (March 16 – 20) and Good Friday (April 10) Hours of Operation: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Terra Cotta Conservation Area - Halton Hills
Open on weekends (March 14 – April 5) and March Break (March 16 – 20) Hours of Operation: 9:30 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

Island Lake Conservation Area - Orangeville
March 20, 21 & 28 Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more information and a full schedule of events, visit maplesyrupfest.com.

Please note that this event has been cancelled.

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