Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Maple Syrup and Syruping events, classes, tutorials, and syrup festivals celebrations in Metro Detroit, Oakland County, Wayne County, and Macomb County MI. February and March are the months for Maple Syrup in Michigan!

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Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Oakland County (FEATURED)

Sunday, March 6 & Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 10:30a-5p each day
Farmington Hills Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring in your Backyard
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
4, 1-hr time slots to choose from each day. Discover the basics of making maple syrup from your own Maple tree. Witness the process of collecting sap and boiling it down over a campfire. Enjoy a free syrup treat. Syrup products and sugaring supplies will be available for participants to purchase. All ages. $7. Pre-registration required. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services DepartmentPre-registration required.

February 27, March 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, from 11a-3:30p
Milford Maple Syrup Events – Maple’s Sweet Story
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Take a guided walk through the farm’s Sugar Bush. Learn how to pick the right tree, then watch how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Stop by the French and Native camp to hear and see how these techniques have changed through the years. Then visit the Sugar Shack to see and smell the sap being boiled down into maple sugar. Taste a sample of maple syrup at the end of the tour. Real maple sugar products and pancakes will be available for purchase. Tours begin every ½ hour, last approximately one hour and are entirely outdoors. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under two are FREE. All Ages. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Hosted by the Metroparks.

Saturdays and Sundays March 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 From noon – 5p. Tours depart every half hour
Northville Twp Maple Syrup Event – Making Maple Syrup Tours 
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile approximately 1 ¼ miles west of Beck, Northville Twp, MI 48167)
Take a hayride to the Maple tree grove, tap the trees, bring sap back to evaporator and watch how maple syrup is made. Your family will not only see all of the steps in producing maple syrup but they will also take part in the process. Maple syrup and maple syrup products for purchase in the General Store in the Welcome Center. Dress warmly and boots are a must. Call 248-374-0200 for cost info and registration info. Hosted by Northville Community Foundation.

Friday, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, from 11a-2:30p (must pre-register for 1hr time slots)
Milford Maple Syrup Events – Homeschool Maple Syrup
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
This program includes tapping a maple tree, watching the process of turning sap into syrup, and a tour of the Native American sugaring camp. Tours begin every half hour, last approximately one hour and are entirely outdoors. Cost: $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under 2 FREE. Pre-registration required online. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Hosted by the Metroparks.

March 12 & 19 from 11a-2p (3 sessions per day – 11a/12p/1p)
White Lake Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring: Sweet Science
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Travel out to the woods to see the tapping of maple trees, sap collection, and visit the evaporator to learn about the boiling of maple sap. This program is entirely outdoors and runs every hour. You can expect to walk about one-mile on gravel nature trails. Social distancing and face coverings are required. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under two free. All Ages. Pre-registration required 3 days before each program online. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Oakland County (OTHER)

Saturday, February 19, 2022 from 11a-12:30p OR 1p-2:30p (2 sessions to choose from)
Rochester Hills Maple Syrup Events – Making Maple Syrup
Bloomer Park (345 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
learn the first steps to make your own Maple Syrup. From identifying various species of maple tree, to the tree tapping process and sap boiling setup. You’ll leave with all the knowledge you need to make your own syrup and the Spile, Tubing, and Bucket to tap your own Maple Tree. This program is held rain or shine so come dressed for the weather and a walk through the woods. Ages 12+. Purchase tickets at rochesterhills.org. or at eventbrite.

Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6, 2022 from 9a-2p each day
Novi Maple Syrup Events – MSU Tollgate Farm MapleFest
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377, 248-347-0269, www.canr.msu.edu/tollgate)
This family-friendly event begins with a wagon tour out to the Sugar Bush where you will tour the Sugar Shack, learn how to tap a tree, explore the history of maple tapping and more. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 10:30a
Madison Hts Maple Syrup Events – Homeschool Series – Maple Sugaring
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Maple Sugaring Theme. A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, March 12 from noon-1:30p
Rochester Hills Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring
Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (333 North Hill Circle, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-656-0999)
Explore maple and other syrups during our March program. Samples of maple syrup candy to take home. Pre-registration required. Call 248-656-0999. Hosted by Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 10:30a
Clarkston Maple Syrup Events – Homeschool Series – Maple Sugaring
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Maple Syrup Theme. A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 (3 1 hr sessions – 9a, 10a, or 11a)
Rochester Hills Maple Syrup Events – Sap to Syrup Pancake Breakfast
Van Hoosen Museum (1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306, 248-656-4663)
Visit the Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to see an old-fashioned sap-to-syrup from trees tapped right here in Rochester Hills. Sample some real maple syrup and enjoy a pancake breakfast complete with sausage, juice, and coffee. When purchasing tickets, please specify which sessions you would like to attend. Tickets are limited so purchase yours early. For more info / cost info, call 248-656-4673 or purchase online via eventbrite. Hosted by the City of Rochester Hills.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 1p-2:15p
Clarkston Maple Syrup Events – From Sap to Syrup
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A short hike to learn about the history and learn how some sugaring tools are used. Then, sample different grades of maple syrup. Some sweet maple treats and take-home maple-based recipes are also on the menu. Some tasty treats may be made in factories that process nut products. This program is suitable for all ages. Cost: $7/person. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays to register. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Macomb County (FEATURED)

Saturdays & Sundays in February 26,27 March 5,6,12,13,19,20, from 11a-2p
Wolcott Mill Metropark Events – Maple Sweetness
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Breakfast will include all you can eat pancakes, 3 sausage links, coffee, water, or tang. Before or after breakfast, take a self-guided tour to learn how to identify and tap maple trees and visit a wood-fired evaporator and discover how to turn sap into syrup. Maple syrup will be available for purchase to enjoy on site or take home. Breakfast will be served outside. Pre-registration required. All ages event. $8 per child, $8 per adult, children under 2 FREE. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

March 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, from 10a-3p (1 hour sessions)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Maple Sugaring
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees. Hike into the spring woods to tap a maple. Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling sap into rich maple syrup. Face coverings and social distancing are required. All ages. $5 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 1 day in advance online or call 586-781-9113. 10a-11:30a, noon-1:30p, 2p–3:30p. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Hosted by the Metroparks.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Macomb County (OTHER)

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Wayne County (FEATURED)

Saturday, March 5 from 2p-4p & Saturday, March 12 from 2p-4p
Belleville Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring Through the Ages
Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center (17845 Savage Road, Belleville, MI 48111, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans during this fun program. We will be learning about the history of maple sugaring as guests visit three sugaring “camps.” Preregistration is required at least 1 day in advance. For more information or to register, call Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center at 1-800-477-3182 or 734-782-3956. Cost is $5 adult / $3 child / Under 2 are FREE. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Hosted by the Metroparks.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Wayne County (OTHER)

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Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2022 – Washtenaw County

March 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 from 10a-3p (1 hr sessions available)
Dexter Maple Syrup Events – Journey to the Sugar Bush
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Take a journey across a field to the Sugar Bush and experience how maple syrup has been made over the years. Watch how to tap a tree, and then visit the evaporator to see the sap being boiled into. This program is mostly outdoors. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. Hosted by the Metroparks.

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Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2021 – Oakland County

Saturday, March 6, March 13, and March 20 2021 from TBD
Troy Maple Syrup Events – Maple Syrup Time
Stage Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Highway, Troy, Michigan 48098)
Take a guided tour through the sugar bush of the Stage Nature Center to discover how maple trees make sugar and how people have harvested it through the ages. This family-friendly program highlights natural and local history of our region. Tour includes a visit to the sugar shed to see a wood-stoked evaporator in action and activities to learn more about syrup making. Everyone will sample maple treats and children will have an opportunity to make a simple craft. Shop for Michigan-made maple syrup, cream, candy and more. Tours last 1.5 hours and start every half hour Call 248-688-9703 for cost info or to register – or visit www.troynaturesociety.org.

Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 1p-2:30p
Oakland Twp Maple Syrup Events – History of Maple Sugaring
Cranberry Lake Park (338 W Predmore, Oakland, Michigan 48363)
Learn a little about how this treat was first discovered, the advancements in the technology that allowed us to harvest and produce enough for the world, and the science behind how this sticky confectionary is even possible. Participants will be given their own tap kits to take home to make their own maple syrup at home. 248-651-7810. Hosted by Oakland Twp Recreation.

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