Thursday, February 16, 2012

Maple Syrup Festivals 2012

This Winter has been so mild, it will be hard to tell when Spring arrives. It is coming and the maple sap will flow, bringing syrup season to the north. Warm days in February (along with cold nights) have allowed some producers an early start.

Maple events near Kalamazoo

March 1 Backyard Maple Sugaring(reservations needed) Blandford Nature Center Grand Rapids

March 3-4 Maple Sugar Madness 2 pm Sarett Nature Center Benton Harbor

March 3-4 and March 10-11 Maple Sugar Time 10am - 4pm Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Chellberg Farm Chesterton, IN

March 17-18 47th Annual Maple Sugar Festival Kalamazoo Nature Center 9am – 5pm Kalamazoo

March 17-18 Sugar Camp Days St Joseph (IN) County Parks Bendix Woods County Park, New Carlisle, IN

March 17 Maple Syrup Day at Kellogg Forest, 11am-5pm Augusta

March 24 Sugarbush Festival & Pancake Breakfast Blandford Nature Center Grand Rapids

March weekends Maple Sugar Time at the Van Raalte farm DeGraaf Nature Center Holland

April 20-22 Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival, Wakarusa, Indiana

April 27-29 71st Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival Vermontville

Also consider

Spring Events around Kalamazoo

Oakland County Maple Syrup Events

National Maple Syrup Festival Medora, IN

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival

Make your own Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup festivals in the Midwest (mostly Wisconsin and Minnesota)

Ontario Maple Syrup Festivals

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