The Snow is melting, the temperature is rising, and the spring flowers are coming up. It’s time to head out to Perth Ontario for the annual Festival of The Maples and participate in a family-oriented, outdoor, spring event. The day is dedicated to the king of trees, Canada’s symbol, the sugar maple. Perth is located in Lanark County, the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario.
The Festival of The Maples is an annual event since 1974. It is held on the last Saturday in April each year and attracts over 20,000 visitors.
Originaly called ‘The Spring Festival of Maple’ this time of the year marks the end of the Maple Sap run and was initially started to bring the people outside to an event after a long winter hibernation.
Check out the fantastic shops, vendors, maple syrup producers, displays, entertainment, lots of kid’s activities, classic antique car show and various demonstrations.
Be sure to attend the annual pancake breakfast at the Perth Legion (26 Beckwith St. East).