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 an extra-sweet maple sugaring experience!


March 15-17, 22-24 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Gather family and friends to enjoy an outdoor exploration of the history of maple sugaring in New York State! Start your adventure at our Sugarhouse, then journey to the 19th century to see the techniques and tools that early settlers used to collect sap and make maple sugar. Plus, sweeten your day by adding on a stop to the Museum’s Meeting Center to enjoy a maple-themed buffet breakfast to fuel your maple sugaring adventures!


March 16-17, 23-24 | Cumming Nature Center

Join the Cumming Nature Center as they celebrate their 46th annual Maple Sugaring Weekends! Take in the gorgeous landscape, enjoy a hearty, locally-sourced pancake breakfast at the nature center and hit the maple education trail for tapping and boiling demonstrations. Don’t miss this sweet experience!


March 16-17, 23-24 | Kettle Ridge Farm

Maple Weekend is back at Kettle Ridge Farm! Enjoy maple everything and more with shopping, samples, demos and food. Noble Shepherd Craft Brewery will be in attendance selling KettleJuice - our highly-anticipated, once-a-year maple grapefruit IPA collaboration as well as a brand-new maple coffee stout. The food truck and retail shop will be open from 9AM to 2PM each of the four Maple Weekend days.


March 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 | Shadow Hill Maple Syrup

Visit Shadow Hill Maple Syrup during weekends in March to enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with pure maple syrup and browse their large variety of maple products to sample and buy. Walk the trails, visit the sugarhouse to see sap being collected and learn how maple syrup is made.


Discover even more things to do this March here.