Maple Syrup Festival

Indulge in Sweet Traditions: The Maple Syrup Festival at John R Park Homestead

As the frosty grip of winter slowly loosens its hold and spring slowly makes it’s arrival there’s a delightful event on the horizon that promises to celebrate the seasonal transition in the sweetest way possible. March is Maple Month and each year John R Park Homestead celebrates with the Maple Syrup Festival.

Taster’s Weekend takes place Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17. Visitors can taste various syrups, participate in winter hikes, kids activities, crafters’ market, and the Maple Market featuring innovative delights and trusted favourites.

Calling all Bakers!

This weekend the event hosts it’s annual Butter Tart Competition. They are calling on home bakers and professionals to submit their very best butter tart.

Prizes will be awarded in 4 categories : Amateur Baker Traditional, Amateur Baker Creative, Professional Baker Traditional, and Professional Creative. All tarts must contain pure maple syrup or maple sugar. Entries to be dropped off this Friday, March 15th. Judging and winners will be announced during the #MapleFest on Saturday, March 16th. Read over the rules to submit your butter tart.
I will be living out my butter tart dreams as one of the judges for the competition. May the best butter tart win!
Butter tarts!
Butter tarts!

So, whether you’re a lifelong maple syrup aficionado or simply looking for a delightful way to welcome the arrival of spring, make sure to mark your calendar for the Maple Syrup Festival at John R Park Homestead this weekend. Come join in the celebration, and let the sweetness of the season envelop you in its embrace.

Learn about all the activities taking place throughout the weekend.

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