Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019 – 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!

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019 – Oakland County

Feb 23 & 24 AND Saturdays and Sundays in March from noon-3p
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 child, $5 adult. 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.

Friday, February 22 from 7:30p-8:30p, Sunday, February 24 from 1p-2:30p, and Saturday, March 10, from 1p-2:30p
Rochester Hills Maple Syrup Events – Dinosaur Nature Preserve Maple Syrup Events
Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (333 North Hill Circle, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-656-0999)
Help celebrate maple sugar season in Michigan by attending one or more Maple Madness days. Unique, hands-on activities appropriate for families with children of all ages. Choose from – Campfire Sugar (2/22), Tap That Tree (2/24), and Sweet Treats (3/10). Pre-registration required. Call 248-656-0999.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1p
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. Purchase tickets at rochesterhills.org.

Saturday, March 2, March 9, and March 16 2019 at 9a-3p
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.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10:30a-noon
White Lake Maple Syrup Events – Family Discovery Days – Maple Craft
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Learn all about the science of syrup and partake in a fun craft. Dress for the weather. All ages. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $10 per family. 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.

Maple Syrup eventSaturdays and Sundays March 2 through March 31 4 Sessions – 1p, 1:45p, 2:30p, 3:15p
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.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1p-3p
Clarkston Maple Syrup Events – Maple Magic
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Learn to identify maple trees, take a hike to tap a tree and taste the sap. We will teach you the tools, tips and methods needed to make your own batch of maple syrup at home. Taste sweet maple treats by a campfire and take home maple-based recipes. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Sunday, March 3 (10:30a-noon, 1p-2:30p, 3p-4:30p) and Sunday, March 17 (10:30a-noon, 1p-2:30p, 3p-4:30p)
Farmington Hills Maple Syrup Event – Maple Sugaring in Your Own Backyard
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Celebrate one of the first signs of spring – discover the magic of making your own maple syrup from a maple tree. Identify and select a maple tree, collect the sap, boil it down, and turn it into delicious syrup. Please dress for the weather; a portion of the program is outdoors – Call the Nature Center at 248-477-1135 for cost info and to register.

Saturday, March 9, and Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 9a-noon each day
Novi Maple Syrup Events – MSU Tollgate Farm Maple Tapping and Pancake Feast
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377, 248-347-0269, www.canr.msu.edu/tollgate)
Start out with a meal of pancakes covered in Tollgate syrup accompanied by sausage and coffee and hot chocolate. Then you’ll jump on the hay wagon out to the sugar bush to participate in a tree tapping, visit the colonial sugar camp, watch sap get turned to syrup in the sugar shack and check out Max the draft horse getting to work. A hands-on, maple-flavored event for the whole family.

Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 11a-2p
White Lake Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring – Sweet Science
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Explore the science behind sugar solutions like syrup, watch a viscosity race, test your sweet tooth on different kinds of sugar, and find out what the water cycle and surface tension have to do with your pancakes. Once you’ve enjoyed the experiments, take a journey out to the woods to see the tapped maples and the sugar making in progress. Be sure to purchase some Michigan maple syrup before you go. All Ages. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5. ALSO March 16 (same times)

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at noon, 1p, or 2p (3 sessions)
West Bloomfield Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring Brunch
Orchard Lake Schools
Celebrate the start of spring with a maple syrup pancake brunch. The event will be hosted by the Polish Mission of Orchard Lake Schools and West Bloomfield Parks. Guests will see a historical sap to syrup demonstration, learn about the other benefits of maple trees and enjoy warm pancakes topped with local maple syrup. Event also includes – tree identification, maple sugaring history, Native American crafts, a bucket coopering demonstration and an interactive nature table. $8. Pre-registration required at https://www.wbparks.org/maplesugaring.html

van hoosen farm rochester hills miSaturday, March 16, 2019 (3 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.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 1p-2:15p & 2:30p-3:45p (2 Sessions)
Oakland Twp Maple Syrup Events – Monster Maples
Cranberry Lake Park (388 W Predmore, Oakland, MI 48363)
Explore the history and techniques of tapping maple trees to collect sap which is turned into maple syrup. Indoors, learn important tips such as how to identify a maple tree and how many taps can be placed in one tree. Outdoors, practice tapping trees and even take a taste of sap as it flows (sap is dependent on weather conditions). Inside, taste maple syrup and an authentic native American recipe. Each family will receive a spile to take home. Must pre-register in advance. 248-651-7810.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019 – Macomb County

Saturdays and Sundays March 2,3,9,10,16,17 from 10a-3p (each day)
Ray Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sweetness
Wolcott Mill Metropark (65775 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096-1823, 586-749-5997, metroparks.com)
Learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, make a maple themed craft and discover how sap becomes syrup. There will be syrup taste-testing and a sweet treat after the program. Maple items and kits will be available for purchase. Contact 800-477-3175 or 586-749-5997 for price and registration info. Cost is $3/child or $5/adult. A Metro parks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 at ? (CALL FOR TIMES)
Shelby Twp Syrup Events – Maple Sugar Tours
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Learn the history of maple sugaring and how to identify maple trees. You will take a hike in the spring woods to tap a maple. Return to the campfire to warm up and then learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup. End the program with a special treat. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. Cost is $5. A Metro parks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 11a-4p (each day)
Ray Maple Syrup Events – Maple Syrup Festival
Wolcott Mill Metropark (65775 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096-1823, 586-749-5997, metroparks.com)
Learn the process of turning maple sap into syrup as you visit different stations throughout the park. Make a craft, taste test syrup and warm up by the bonfire. The blacksmith shop will be open and working. Enjoy French toast, sausage and real maple syrup throughout the day for an additional charge. Maple items and kits will be available. Cost is $3/child or $5/adult. A Metro parks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019 – Washtenaw County

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10a, 11a, & noon (3 Time Slots Available), and Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 10a, 11a, & noon (3 Time Slots 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 to the sugarbush and experience how maple syrup has been made over the years. Tap a tree, and then see the sap being boiled into syrup. After the program, stay and enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast for an additional charge. All ages. $3 child, $5 adult; Breakfast is $6 per adult, and $4 per child. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. Also, March 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. 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.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 9a
Dexter Maple Syrup Events – Nature Story Time – Maple Sugar
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Nature Story Time presents a new nature program every month geared towards children aged 4-7 and their families. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $5 per child. 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.

Michigan Maple Syrup Events 2019 – Wayne County

Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 1p-3p
maple syrupDearborn Maple Syrup Events – Public Tree Tapping
University of Michigan Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center (4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, Michigan, phone 313-593-5338)
Help tap the trees to kick off the anticipated sap run. Use hand drills to make holes in suitably-sized maple trees, and hang sap buckets from spouts tap into the holes. In addition to tapping some trees, you’ll find out how to identify the proper trees to tap. All ages event. Dress for outdoor conditions. Call for more info or to register.

Saturday, March 2, 9, 16, & 23 at 10a & 2p each day
Belleville Maple Syrup Events – Maple Sugaring Through the Ages
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
See the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Hear the Native American legend of how our First Nations discovered maple sugaring, how early Europeans collected sap to make syrup, and see a more modern method for developing the sweet stuff. Tap a tree to finish off this family program. Preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center at 1-800-477-3182 or 734-782-3956. Cost is $6 adult / $4 child. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

maple syrup eventSaturday, March 9, 2019 from 1p-2:30p
Dearborn Maple Syrup Events – Maple Syrup Public Tour
University of Michigan Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center (4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, Michigan, phone 313-593-5338)
Take a leisurely stroll with an EIC interpreter to the tapped maple trees, stopping along the way to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in late winter. Conclude by gathering ‘round the maple syrup stove for demonstration of how sap is turned into sweet maple syrup. Everyone who attends will be offered a sample taste of fresh maple syrup made by EIC “syrup chefs.” All ages welcome. Call for more info or to register.

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