For 23 years we’ve been welcoming people down to the 40 acre working sugar bush on tractor pulled hay wagons!

Demonstrations are free and this year will offer new challenges for the kids! Come and check out bee keeping, birdfeeder building, log sawing and branding, woodcarving, candlemaking, ice cream and butter making, the Boy Scouts rope bridge, a blacksmith, maple cookie decorating, walk the plank, sheep shearing, drop spindle spinning and of course 6 different ways to make maple syrup!
Our weekend includes many other activities such as our craft sale, rib night, Seniors Day and new this year, the Junior Optimist Maplefest family talent show and bake sale. Check out our Weekend link for full details.

is served all day long by Optimist members and friends in the sugar bush.

Breakfast includes Pancakes, sausages, beans, maple syrup, coffee, tea or juice.

Kids $5.00 – Medium $8.00 – Hungry Man’s $10.00


We are welcoming the Canadian Raptor Conservancy who will be bringing the stars of the show:  Woody: Harris Hawk, Toby: Great Horned Owl, Joanne: Barn Owl, Sadie: Ted-Tailed Hawk, Sasquatch: Golden Eagle, Beverly: Bald Eagle, Andre: Bald Eagle and Shadow: Peregrine Falcon. See them in the big tent both Saturday and Sunday!

  • Four Paws Flying Entertainment
    Saturday 10:00 am, 1:00 pm
    Sunday 10:15 am, 1:00 pm

  • Yolanda and Flower
    Saturday 10:45am and 1:45pm
    Sunday 11:00am and 1:45pm

  • The Dance Academy of Mt Forest
    Saturday 11:30am and 2:30pm
    Sunday 12:00pm