It's a magical time of year when the weather is just right: warmer days, chilly nights and the sap has begun to flow in the sugar maples. There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh maple syrup from New York State. Visit these locations for the full maple sugaring experience!

Genesee Country Village & Museum's Maple Sugar Festival

March 19-20 & March 26-27

An annual favorite is returning to Genesee Country Village & Museum this winter! Gather family and friends to enjoy a safe outdoor outing, and explore the history of maple sugaring in New York State. Start your adventure at our Sugarhouse where the evaporator transforms sap into thick, amber maple syrup. Then, journey to the 19th century to see the techniques and tools that early settlers used to collect sap and make maple sugar.

Kettle Ridge Farm's Maple Weekends

March 19-20 & March 26-27

Maple Weekend is back at Kettle Ridge Farm! The food truck drive-thru and retail stand will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each of the four Maple Weekend days. All food items need to be pre-ordered. 

Maple Sugaring at Cumming Nature Center 

March 19-20 & March 26-27

Join the Cumming Nature Center as they celebrate 44 years of serving up steaming-hot stacks of pancakes. Take in the gorgeous landscape; enjoy a hearty, locally-sourced pancake breakfast at the nature center; and hit the maple education trail to learn how a tree makes sap and how maple sap has been processed across cultures and time.