It’s that maple syrup festival time of the year again when the scent of Spring is in the air but it still feels like winter. Warm days and freezing nights causes sap to drip down Maple Tree trunks, and the maple syrup makers are busy harvesting them to create liquid gold!
The melting of Maple Syrup in your mouth is unique and once you have experienced it, you only want more! Not only Canadians, but people from all over the world celebrate this bountiful season by participating in famous Maple Syrup Festivals in regions all over Canada.
Festival Beauceron de l’Erable
Held near Saint-Georges, Quebec, the festival includes amazing food, local crafts, agricultural products, maple taffy on snow, maple products and many more interesting events for all visitors. Imagine be right up close where chefs are giving cooking demonstrations while school children, adults, seniors and vendors enjoy the liquid gold: singing, dancing and celebrating its heritage here. This is the Festival Beauceron de l'Erable. Most of events are free, but be prepared for a nominal charge at some.
Kortright Centre for Conservation - Sugar bush Maple Syrup Festival
This maple syrup festival Toronto is hosted in the middle of one nature’s most beautiful forests. Hosted at the Kortright Centre this festival introduces you to the taste of real Maple syrup, pancakes, and to the fun experience of wagon rides and other kid friendly March Break activities. Visit this place after dusk and a campfire will encourage you to enjoy a yummy treat of pancakes and maple syrup. Usually held from beginning of March until beginning of April, a visit to this unique festival is sure to leave you captivated and spellbound.
Sandy Flat Sugar Bush & Pancake House
This renowned festival is a dream for all maple syrup lovers. Each spring, this famous sugar bush allows tastings and tours to all its visitors. And the real fun occurs during the annual Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival. You can enjoy nature trails, horse drawn sleigh rides, snowshoe competitions and log sawing. To top it all off, indulge in hot pancakes and sausages in while local bands play live music, usually in the open air.
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
This one day event is the largest Canadian maple syrup festival in the world and attracts tourists from all over the world who flock here to partake in its sheer beauty. With freshly made pancakes baptized by maple syrup, together with antique cars and bicycles, live music, small vendors from local farms, this festival is by far the best way to ring in the new spring in Canada.
The Maple Capital of Atlantic Canada Festival
This festival is held Saint-Quentin New Brunswick, and is best known for showcasing the heritage of maple syrup and the importance it holds in the life and culture of modern Canada. You will have an amazing time eating this unique treat along with other liquid gold lover while dancing and getting to know more about the history of maple syrup. Other maple products such as pancakes, hams, maple sugar and maple butter are some famous products you will be able to take home from this festival.
For centuries maple syrup has been the bond holding Canadians and their culture tightly together. Celebrate the fun Canadian maple syrup season by making a trip to one of these festivals and stay at Quebec vacation rentals. Make your stay a memorable one booking a perfect cottage rental, or a cabin rental in Quebec.