Prince Edward County | Maple in the County 2015Wednesday, March 11, 2015
With spring just around the corner, Prince Edward County’s Maple Syrup Producers are eagerly awaiting The County’s sweetest tradition - Maple in the County! Taking place on Saturday March 28 and Sunday March 29, this year marks the 14th celebration of the award-winning festival.
Presented by the Maple in the County Maple Syrup Producers, and with support from The County of Prince Edward’s Community Development Department, this year’s event features participation from ten local sugar bushes and several wineries and restaurants. Programming includes a line-up of on-farm family-friendly activities including pancake breakfasts, sugar shack tours and demonstrations, taffy, wagonrides, lumberjack shows, maple products and more! In addition, several off-farm activities are planned, including:
Free Public Skating
Saturday March 28 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am and Sunday March 29 from 1:00pm – 3:00 pm at the Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton
Free Family Movie
Sunday March 29 at 2:00 pm at The Regent Theatre in Picton
In addition to a weekend of family-friendly activities, Maple in the County kicks off The County’s tourism season. Maple is an event for both County locals and visitors, and after a cold winter enjoying the Maple weekend is part of a quintessential County experience.
A full list of participating sugar bushes and activities and events can be found on the Maple in the County website, www.mapleinthecounty.ca. Look for the iconic “Maple Map” available throughout Prince Edward County and in local newspapers.