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Experience Maple Syrup Season in Ontario

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Spring has sprung in the Haliburton Highlands, ushering in Ontario’s sweetest season. Maple syrup season in Ontario lasts from March to April, offering a short window to experience this time-honored Canadian tradition. Book your stay with Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa in Haliburton and embark on sugar shack tours, sample maple-flavored treats, and bring home a delicious bottle of maple syrup! Whether you are interested in learning about the sap-to-syrup process or are seeking maple-themed dishes at our local restaurants, there is a local experience for everyone this maple season:

Maple Experiences in the Haliburton Highlands

Experience the magic of Maple syrup season in the Haliburton Highlands with these local tours:

Maple Magic with Yours Outdoors

Sign up for the Maple Magic tour with Yours Outdoors and learn about maple syrup production in the Haliburton Forest. Experience the process from sap to syrup, visit a real sugar shack, and end the day with a delicious pancake meal!

Esson Creek Maple

Head to Esson Creek Maple and learn about the sugar production in a forest that has been untouched since the last Ice Age. Sign up for a guided tour of the Sugarbush to learn how sap is processed and how the rich minerals of the forest create a unique flavor. The tour also includes a “Sugar on Snow” experience where hot syrup is poured onto snow to create a taffy-like candy!

Wintergreen Maple Products

Go behind the scenes at Wintergreen Maple Products and view the evaporation process through a glass wall of the restaurant. You can attend the free Taffy on Snow party every Saturday and Sunday throughout March and April. Make sure to pick up one of their homemade maple products before you leave.

Plan Your Getaway Around Ontario’s Maple Weekend

Ontario’s Maple Weekend takes place annually on the first weekend of April, offering special events to support local syrup producers. Plan your spring getaway around Maple Weekend and enjoy free demonstrations, tastings, and delicious maple dishes at our restaurants.

Buy Local Maple Products in Haliburton

Support maple syrup producers and pick up maple products from one of these local businesses within half an hour of our resort:

Book Your Spring Getaway in the Haliburton Highlands

Book your spring getaway with Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa today and experience maple syrup season in Ontario. Reconnect in the heart of nature this spring and enhance your getaway with one of our seasonal vacation packages. Browse our cozy Haliburton accommodations and find the perfect lodging for your Ontario spring retreat!