Kortright Centre for Conservation

A mother and child looking in a maple sap bucket in the forest

Come out and tap into Spring! Family-fun activities and maple syrup demonstrations on weekends and March Break!

2023 Festival Days & Hours

Saturday March 4 – Sunday April 1, 2023

Hours of Operation: Weekends, March Break (March 13 – 17)

  • Event: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Maple Syrup Demonstrations: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Gift Shop & Cafe: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation: Weekdays

  • Event: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Maple Syrup Demonstrations: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Gift Shop: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Cafe: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Online Festival Pass:

Pre-purchase your tickets today! Tickets unavailable for purchase at the locations. Must present advanced tickets to receive entry.

General Admissions

  • Adults (Ages 14-64): $9.55 + HST

  • Seniors (Ages 65+): $7.90 + HST

  • Children (Ages 4-13): $6.20 + HST

  • Children 3 years and under: FREE (with adult purchase)**

    **Excludes Daycare, Day Camps and School Groups.

  • Parking: $4.70 + HST

Parks Members: Get in FREE / BUY MEMBERSHIP NOW!

Group Bookings and Information

Email: vservices@trca.ca
Phone: 416-667-6295 ext.3 (Open Mon. -Fri., between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Event Activities at Kortright

Activities to follow this schedule each day of the Festival!

Wagon Rides* | Near Sugar Shop (will be on break from 1- 2 p.m)
Weekends – 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Weekdays – 9:30 – 4 p.m.

Hands on Exotics | In Visitor Centre on lower level
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Balloon Artist | In Visitor Centre on lower level
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Plus: Enjoy life size games and activities all festival long!

*Additional Fees Apply

Culture Campfire at the Kortright Centre.

Join them on the latest stop of the Experience Trail during the Maple Syrup Festival with “Cultural Campfires”

From March 13 to 17 the IAC (Indigenous Action Committee) will be offering contemporary Indigenous music and storytelling around the campfire. All are welcome to join in making music and memories!

The Experience Trail is funded in part by the Government of Ontario, ReConnect Grant and Ontario Arts Council.
Remember to take your photo with the YR Trail Marker Public art along the trails!

Join March 13-17 from 11am-3pm for songs and storytelling with the Indigenous Action Committee. No registration required.

YRAC is pleased to partner with the Kortright Centre and the Indigenous Action Committee to bring some art and fun to the region!