Supports Ontario’s Maple Weekend
Things to do
April 6th & 7th, 2024
Buy local Maple syrup
Experience the traditional maple sugaring craft and taste why pure Ontario maple syrup is a favourite springtime treat.
Experience the traditional maple sugaring craft and taste why pure maple syrup is a favourite springtime treat.
Be sure to stop by our area restaurants and check out the many Maple dishes they offer.
While you are here, make it a full day by adding one or two of the local happenings to your schedule.
Arts, Experiences, Adventure & more
What to do
Dream - Members Salon Exhibition
Rails End is host to an open entry exhibition of work by their Members. This year we have over 50 participants in a variety of media; visual art, sculpture, clay, wood and fibre.
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!
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.
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.
Taste the difference fresh makes
Special Maple Entrees & Drinks, made with local maple syrup will be added to the menu on April 6th & 7th… try a Maple Glazed Salmon, Sugar Maple Pulled Pork Sandwich with Maple BBQ Sauce, Taphouse Poutine with pulled Pork and Maple BBQ Sause… as well try a beverage like Sugar Shack Coffee or a Maple Hot Chocolate.
Hook, Line & Sinker
Special Maple Entrees & Drinks, made with local maple syrup will be added to the menu on April 6th & 7th… try the Cheesy bacon French Toast or the Cedar Plank Maple Salmon… finished off with assorted Mini Maple Donuts… and if your thirsty try the Maple Bourbon Fizz cocktail.
Experience a Spring Family Tradition
Colour of Wood Maple Syrup
Rick and Wendy of Colour of Wood Maple Syrup will have free demonstrations and tastings on April 6th & 7th, from 10am to 4 pm both days. Stop by and learn about how Maple Syrup is produced.
Wintergreen Maple Products
People are invited to tour the bush on self guided tours. Phone ahead to book an appointment. 705-286-3202…
Esson Creek Maple
Tours of the Sugarbush can be booked all year, and during Syrup season will end with a “Sugar on Snow” experience! The tour includes the forest, the minerals, and the entire syrup making process…
Yours Outdoors Maple Magic
Ready to make maple memories with your loved ones? Then this experience is for you! Maple Magic is geared towards families, kids of all ages and anyone who has a sweet tooth! During this ~2 hour experience, you’ll hear the ins and outs of maple syrup production, follow the impressive journey from sap to syrup, check out a real sugar shack, and eat a pancake meal.