5 ways to satisfy your sweet tooth this weekend

Kortright Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge | website
The Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival includes wagon rides, trail hiking, and a pancake breakfast of course! There are more family-fun activities planned for the weekends.
Until April 2

Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival
38 Coates Road, East Oshawa | website
Located on the top of the Oak Ridges Moraine, at the Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival, guests can learn how maple syrup was made over 400 years ago. The festival also has horse-drawn carriage rides, a replica pioneer cabin, and pancakes with maple syrup (gluten-free pancakes available too). PLUS, satisfy your sweet tooth at the taffy shack!
March 25-26, April 1-2

White Meadow Farms
2519 Effingham Street, St. Catharines | website
Sample sweet taffy-on-snow and take a tractor wagon ride through the farm’s working sugarbush. Guides will lead you through maple syrup’s rich history and guests will have the chance to explore on their own. Also featuring a petting zoo and best-of-all – a sweet shop!
March 25-26, April 1-2

Mountsberg Conservation Maple Town
2259 Milburough Line, Hamilton | website
As the winter thaws, approximately 600 trees will be tapped, the sap will be simmered in large kettles until it’s transformed into sweet syrup. Maple Town sells hot pancakes and there are guided wagon rides through the sugar bush.
Until April 2

Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival
122 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert | website
Brooks Farm’s Maple Syrup Festival runs sugar bush tours through the farm’s working forest. Visit the sugar shack and catch a train or wagon ride back to the indoor pancake house.
Weekends until mid April