Apple Blossom Tour

Things to do

Symposium – May 16 & 17

Plan the route for the Apple Blossom Tour

Experience the beautiful sight of the trees in blossom. Please note that trees may start to bloom as early as mid April and up to mid May, with the Haliburton Highlands trending to the later.

We will be celebrating the Apple Blossom Tour during the month of May.

Keep busy

While you are here, make it a full day by adding one or two of the local happenings to your schedule.

Eat Apples

Be sure to stop by our area restaurants and check out the many Apple dishes they offer.

Learn About

Apple trees in the Haliburton Highlands, and the “All About Apple Trees Haliburton” Symposium on May 16 & 17.

Arts, Experiences, Adventure & more

What to do

Bruce Cull - Connection and Response

This art exhibit will be open from 10 pm to 4 pm on the Saturday. The opening reception with the artist will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm. Refreshments will be served.

Sculpture Forest

Unstructured and unscripted, ideal for families looking for an interesting outing, for those who enjoy outdoor trails, and for people looking for a unique artistic experience.

Haliburton Forest - Wolf Centre

The Wolf Centre is a 5,000 square foot, all indoor facility that houses self-guided, museum-style exhibits, a cinema and classroom, a souvenir shop, a large indoor observatory, and it is wheelchair accessible!

How to grow a small Apple Tree

Join our workshop on how to miniaturize trees so that they never grow taller than you! This makes caring for them and harvesting your apples, well, easy as pie!

Getting your apple on

Tasting Apples


The Apple Blossom Tour specials offer a seasonal selection of dishes and drinks. Enjoy a Grilled Apple Salad with marinated beets, goat cheese, maple-roasted pumpkin seeds, and mixed greens. For drinks, try the Empress Orchard Blossom, a mix of Empress Gin, lemon juice, local apple cider, and agave. Alternatively, savor the Apple Bourbon Sour, blending bourbon, lemon, spiced maple bitters, and apple cider. Indulge in the orchard flavors with these apple-themed delights.

Molly's Market Bakery

Molly’s may be changing from a bistro to a market but that doesn’t mean they are leaving their apple recipes behind. We always have a huge selection of apple creations for you to try. We have apple pies, apple hand pies, apple compote, crab apple jelly, crab apple pepper jelly, apple-walnut buns, apple streusel muffin loaf and apple crisp. If you are having an apple craving the Molly’s Market Bakery is the only stop you need to make on the tour! 

The Mason Jar Food Company

Indulge in our Apple Crisp Funnel Cake prepared in-house with our sweet vanilla batter. This golden-fried beauty is generously topped with house-made apple cinnamon compote, harvest oat crunch, powdered sugar, whipped cream and caramel sauce.

Kate's Burger Counter

These moist and tender Apple coffee cake muffins have a crispy streusel on top. Goes great with coffee, tea or a quick grab and go snack.

Country Bakery

Country Bakery in Carnarvon offers many delicious apple products including turnovers, apple braids, apple dumplings, apple crisp, and of course, apple pies! Our locally famous scones have many flavours, including Granny Apple or Apple and Cheddar. We also have a wide selection of preserves and homemade goods.

glass Eagle Studios

Join us at Glass Eagle Studios on May 11 & 12 for this unique event. We will be baking from our own home grown apples, amazing apple cinnamon tarts topped with pecans and drizzled in our raw honey. These tarts are baked in our outdoor wood-fired oven on the grounds of a century old school house. Stroll through beautiful perennial gardens, ponds, and view stained glass art created by Tom Green and his co-op students.

Hook, Line & Sinker

Enjoy our Caramel Apple Martini during the month of May.

SIRCH Bistro & Bakery

Join us on May 16th and 17th from 8:30am – 2pm for the Haliburton Apple Blossom Tour! Our talented bakers will be creating delicious apple pie, as well as our infamous apple cinnamon streusel scones, oh my! Our cooks will be offering a delectable apple-carrot soup plus a pulled-pork torta with apple barbeque sauce and caramelized apples! Yummy!