Maple Sugar Festival


Saturday, March 3 at the Great Swamp from Noon – 4 PM

All Ages.
Join this annual festival celebrating the peak of maple sugaring season. Enjoy tree tapping demonstrations, delicious syrup taste tests, and fun games. ‘Hike through Maple Sugaring History’ along the trails, make your own snow cone, and so much more. This event is rain or shine.

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The Maple Sugar Fest is almost here!

MapleSugarCome to the Maple Sugar Festival on SaturdayMarch 2 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. Excite your senses with maple syrup snow cones and taste tests. Take part in crafts, games, tree tapping demos, and more!

Join a “Hiking through Sugaring History” walk to see how sugaring has evolved since it started with the Native Americans.  The entire family is sure to enjoy this fun filled day of sugary sappy goodness.  Admission to the festival is $4 per person.

And check out the sugaring demos this winter! Because Waffles!

What’s not to love about pancakes, waffles, and French toast? Especially when topped with delicious sugary maple syrup! On select Saturdays and Sundays in January through March, watch the magic of maple tree tapping and discover how the sap turns into that delicious treat we pour over our favorite breakfast, all at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township.  You can even taste test some syrup yourself!  Admission is $3 per person.

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Maple Sugaring Demonstrations and Festival

Join in the fun at one of the Maple Sugaring Demos and Maple Sugar Festival. Enjoy the entire process from tree to pancake-topping treats, complete with a delicious syrup taste test.

 Dates: Maple Sugaring Demos: Select Saturdays and Sundays in January, February, and March (See calendar for specific dates). Maple Sugar Festival: Saturday, March 3.

Times: Demonstrations begin at 2 p.m.

Location: Great Swamp OEC, 247 Southern Blvd. Chatham Township

Cost: Demonstrations: $3 per person. Festival: $4 per person.

Contact: 973-635-6629