Maple Syrup Festival
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!
On day two of this sweet festival, the Homesteaders invite visitors to again enjoy all of the old-fashioned favourites (listed above), along with some new foodie-themed activities! New activities include: The Backyard Maple Makers’ competition (have your homemade syrup judged by the expert!); Special Guest: Jean Griffin – award winning, local maple producer!
Visit the Maple Market with special maple sweets for sale (maple cotton candy, maple taffy cones, and more. Learn about the science behind maple with informative talks and tastings.
$6/adult, $4/child (ages 3-16), or $20 family maximum