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!
MAPLE SUGAR FESTIVAL & PANCAKE BREAKFAST
March 18-19 & March 25-26 | 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 for a delectable Pancake Plate to fuel your maple sugaring adventures!
MAPLE SUGARING WEEKENDS
March 18-19 & March 25-26 | Cumming Nature Center
Join the Cumming Nature Center as they celebrate their 45th 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 18-19 & March 25-26 | Kettle Ridge Farm
Maple Weekend is back at Kettle Ridge Farm! Enjoy maple everything and more with shopping, samples, demos and food. The food truck and retail shop will be open from 9AM to 2PM each of the four Maple Weekend days.
SHADOW HILL MAPLE FESTIVAL 2023
March 4-5, March 11-12, March 18-19 & March 25-26 | 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. Learn the health benefits of pure maple syrup, visit the sugarhouse to see sap being collected and learn how maple syrup is made.