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2015 Maple Festivals and Events

Do you love maple festivals? Use this list to find 2015 maple events around New England.

Note: New England weather can be fickle. Always check websites to confirm the date and time before heading out!


Connecticut Maple Festival

MAR. 21-22: HEBRON, Hebron Maple Festival. Sugarhouse tours, craft fair and demonstrations, contests, kids’ activities, pancake breakfast, homemade lunch and snack foods, and more, townwide.,

Maine Maple Celebration

MAR. 22: STATEWIDE, Maine Maple Sunday. Some 40 farms and sugarhouses participate in this annual celebration.

Massachusetts Maple Events

MAR. 21-22: STATEWIDE, “Maple Month.” Contact the Massachusetts Maple Producers Association to find out which sugarhouse is hosting the kickoff event this season, with state officials in attendance to tap the ceremonial first tree. 413-628-3912;

MAR. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29: STURBRIDGE, Maple Days. Learn about early New England sugaring every weekend in March at Old Sturbridge Village’s own working “Sugar Camp.” 800-733-1830, 508-347-3362;

New Hampshire Maple Festivals and Events

MAR. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29; APR 4-5: STATEWIDE, New Hampshire Maple Weekend. More than 60 sugarhouses across the state participate in this open house. Learn how maple syrup is made; plus free samples, horse-drawn rides, sugar on snow, pancake breakfasts, and more. 603-225-3757;

Rhode Island Sugarhouses

STATEWIDE: A listing of sugarhouses is available at:

Vermont Maple Festivals and Events

MAR. 28-29: STATEWIDE, Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. Celebrate the season and visit sugarhouses throughout the state. Watch maple syrup being made (weather permitting) and sample maple products.

Apr 25: ST. JOHNSBURY, St. Johnsbury Vermont World Maple Festival. Syrup-making demonstrations, award-winning contests, food, live music, and crafts. 802-274-0201;

APR. 24-26: ST. ALBANS, Vermont Maple Festival. Celebrate the grand finale of the maple season townwide, with exhibits, cooking demos, a carnival and parade, breakfasts, and dinners. 802-524-5224;

Maple Producers Associations

(including lists of local sugarhouses)




New Hampshire

Rhode Island


If you have a favorite maple festival or event in New England that isn’t on this list, let us know about it in the comment section! Be sure to include a Web site, so that we may confirm details.

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