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Maple Weekends in STLC

Taste the Sweetness of the North Country

March 16-17 & March 23-24, 2024

New York State is home to the largest resource of tappable maple trees within the United States, and over 2,000 maple sugarmakers. St. Lawrence County is home to several of these maple sugarmakers, many of them family owned for generations and a staple in our local communities. Each year during sugaring season, our local producers invite visitors to check out the process and sample the goods during the New York State annual Maple Weekends. The NYS Maple Weekends event series is organized and sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers’ Association.

Visit the Maple Houses During Sugaring Season

When the sap starts running, it's time to take a tour of some of our favorite Maple Houses

2024 Maple Weekend Events

Every year during maple Sugaring season, our local producers invite visitors on site to participate in the maple syrup processes. Pancake breakfasts, samplers, and tours are among the most popular activities. In St. Lawrence County, Maple Weekends usually happen in March but are determined by NYS.

ADK Fragrance Farms

1551 State Highway 72, Potsdam, NY 13676

Potsdam, NY

Potsdam, NY

During Maple Weekends, Adirondack Fragrance Farm invites visitors to tour the factory, which produces a range of wildcraft maple candles, maple body milks, and maple drink mixes.

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Finen Maple

529 Austin Ridge Road, Norwood NY 13668-3118

Norwood, NY

Norwood, NY

Finen Maple loves to invite visitors to take a stroll through the maple woods during Maple Weekends. You can also take a tour through the sugarhouse to see how the maple syrup is made. Made to order breakfasts are usually on the menu.

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Woody's Maple

418 Underwood Drive, Hermon, NY 13652

Hermon

Hermon, NY

Woody's Maple has been a family owned and operated business since the early 1860's. Including the grandchildren, Woody's Maple is now in their 6th generation of Maple producers offering 100% natural maple products. During Maple Weekends, Woody's Maple invites you to come visit their modern sugarhouse, where you can watch them boil sap into pure maple syrup on a 5x15 CDL Master Evaporator! You can learn how they monitor their sap lines and check things like temperature and sap flow without even leaving the building. A favorite activity of course is always the tasting and sampling.

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Sweeter Creations Sugar House

3345 State Highway 345, Waddington NY 13694

Waddington, NY

Waddington, NY

Sweeter Creations Sugar House collects sap from trees in the spring of the year and boil it in large pans to make maple syrup. During Maple Weekends, visitors are invited to join in on the sugaring season fun. You can help gather sap that will be boiled into maple syrup, and watch as maple cream, maple granulated sugar, and molded maple sugar are made. Pancake breakfasts are usually on the menu too!

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Brick Chapel Maple

5755 County Road 27, Canton, NY 13617

Canton, NY

Canton, NY

During Maple Weekend visitors can watch syrup making from Brick Chapel's safe view hallway. Annual tastings often include cotton candy and pancake meals throughout the weekend.

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Southville Maples

56 West Stockholm Southville Road, Potsdam, NY 13676

Potsdam, NY

Potsdam, NY

During Maple Weeknds, Southville Maples often welcomes visitors to their facility to see their CDL oil powered evaporator in action and the production of Maple Syrup. Samples of their maple products are usually on offer.

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Fort de La Presentation

Van Rensselaer Point, 22 Albany Ave., Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Ogdensburg, NY

Ogdensburg, NY

Hitch up your sleighs and come down to the Fort de La Présentation site and discover the history and importance of maple sugar production in the North Country and witness history happening before your eyes as living historians make maple sugar the 18th century way!

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Learn more about New York State Maple Syrup here.

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