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Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, March 7 to Sunday, March 8

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March marks the start of spring and a sweet-tasting tradition. Join Essex Region Conservation as we celebrate Maple Syrup’s natural and cultural heritage in our community. We have a number of events on tap.

Wear your boots to Essex County’s premier Maple Syrup Festival at the John R. Park Homestead. Make maple taffy in the snow, and see syrup being made the pioneer way. Enjoy demonstrations, hands-on activities and more!

March 7
Lumberjacks Love Maple
Get out your plaid jackets and fuzzy touques for this day featuring all of the old fashioned favourites, plus a maple themed lunch available for purchase! Back by popular demand: a Beard & Mustache Competition, Maple Market, Mini-Maple Makers’ activity and more

March 8
Mmm… Maple
Enjoy the old-fashioned favourites plus some new foodie themed activities! returning this year: Backyard Maple Makers’ Competition, Maple Market and Science of Maple talks with syrup tastings.

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Venue: John R. Park Homestead

915 Essex Cty Rd 50
Essex, ON N0R 1G0 Canada