Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy live entertainment, demonstrations, face painting, wagon rides, axe throwing and of course real maple syrup and pancakes!

Festival Days & Hours

Island Lake is open 3 days in March only (March 16, 17 & 24)

  • Event Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


General Admissions

  • Adults (Ages 15-59): $8.85 + HST
  • Seniors (Ages 60+): $5.75 + HST
  • Children (Ages 5-14): $5.75 + HST
  • Children 4 years and under: FREE (with adult purchase)**
    **Excludes Daycare, Day Camps and School Groups. To reserve for these, please call 1-800-367-0890.
  • Parks Members: Get in FREE / BUY MEMBERSHIP NOW!

For group visit information and bookings

Groups with 20 or more participants – Please call 1-800-367-0890

Maple Syrup by Lamplight

Friday, April 6     8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 7    8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m.


Bring a friend or your sweetheart to be guided by lamplight through the story of the maple sugarbush. Start the tour off with a warm beverage and enjoy maple themed snacks throughout. End the night with a warm campfire treat, a decadent taste of maple taffy and a choice of a warm alcoholic beverage. Maple syrup and products will be available for purchase.
Appropriate for ages 19+ LLBO event. Advanced Tickets Required

Buy Tickets Online

Online Ticket Special:

Buy your tickets online and receive unlimited general admission to all four festival locations, including Bruce’s Mill, Kortright Centre, Island Lake, & Terra Cotta.*

* Tickets can be redeemed at any location and on any date of the festival, during public hours. Hours and days vary at each location. Must present tickets to receive entry.

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Schedule of Events

  • Wagon Rides 10:00a.m.- 4:00p.m.
  • Blacksmithing Demonstration with Dave Kritz 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Giant Games 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Kicksled Tryouts* 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Maple Scavenger Hunt 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Kids Zone with Dufferin County Museum and Archives 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Wood Branding ($) 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Creature Den Display 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Face Painting with Makin Faces 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Archery Tryout with Far Shot Orangeville (12+) 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Axe Throwing with Far Shot Orangeville (12+) 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Sugarbush Tour and Taffy Tasting 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Explore and create with Artsploration 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • All day Pancake Breakfast and Food Trucks ($) 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • Vendors and Community Booths ($) 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

*Conditions permitting
$ additional fees apply

Types of payment accepted:

  • admission, pancake house and maple shop will accept cash, debit, credit
  • wood branding station will accept cash only ($3)
  • ATM or cashback is not available onsite