The 2017 Maple Syrup Season Is Here

Feb 16, 2017

While winter is still all around us, March to early April is the time to get out and sample some delicious maple syrup.

Did you know that in the Greenbelt over 33,000 maple tree are tapped per year? All of that deliciously tapped product was valued at almost $7.26 million in 2015. Read more about the Greenbelt’s natural capital here.

To get you started on exploring the many maple syrup offerings in the coming weeks view our currated options across the Greenbelt. From sampling maple syrup treats and pancakes smothered in maple syrup to learning about the maple syrup is produced there are plenty of options for you and your loved ones to choose from! There’s even a Sugar Bush Trek in St. Catharines.

Click on your region for quick view: Durham | York | Peel - Dufferin | Grey - Bruce | Halton | Hamilton | Niagara


Attend a Festival:

April 1: Maple Syrup Day in Campbellcroft

April 1&2: Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival in Sunderland

March 25 & 26 and April 1&2: Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival in Oshawa

Visit a local farm:

Trails End Maple Syrup in Bowmanville

Ashton Maple Products in Port Perry

Pefferlaw Creek Farms in Uxbridge

J & K Sugar Shack in Millbrook


Attend a Festival:

March 4 to mid-April: Brooks Farms in Mount Albert

March 11: Horton Tree Farm in Stouffville

March 4 to April 2: Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville

March 4 to April 2: Kortright Centre for Conservation in Vaughan

Visit a local farm:

Mytown Maple Syrup in Markham

Peel - Dufferin

Attend a Festival:

March 9 to April 8: Taste of Maple in the Hills of the Headwaters

March 11 and 25: Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville

March 4 to April 2: Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge

Grey - Bruce

Attend a Festival:

April 8: Maple Syrup Tour in Kemble

March 18&19 and 25&26: Maple Magic Festival in Georgian Bluffs


Attend a Festival:

March 4 to April 2: Terra Cotta Conservation Area in Halton Hills

February 25 to April 2: Mountsberg Conservation Area in Campbellville

February 25 to April 2: Sweet Water Season in Milton

Visit a local farm:

Miller Maple Syrup in Campbellville


Attend a Festival:

March 5, 12, 15, 16, 19, and 26, and April 2 and 9: Westfield Heritage Center in Hamilton

Visit a local farm:

Maple Tree Farm in Ancaster

Hunter’s Maple Bush in Troy

Rock Maple Lodge in Branchton


Take a Sugar Bush Trek (kid friendly) in St. Catharines at White Meadows Farms

Click here to view all the farms offering maple syrup in the Greenbelt.

– Andreea Nicoara

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