Maple Syrup Festival

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SIU pancake breakfast at the Maple Syrup Festival

Maple Syrup Festival is February 26-27, 2022

Enjoy two full days family fun including maple syrup demonstrations, pancake breakfast, interpretive hikes, lumberjack demonstrations, children's activities, vendors and artisans, and much more at the Maple Syrup Festival.

The Festival takes place at our Camp 2 location at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Always the last weekend in February, this event is free and welcome to all ages.

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Pancake Breakfast

What would a Maple Syrup Festival be without a delicious pancake breakfast? Enjoy a home-cooked pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. topped with maple syrup harvested from trees on our own grounds. While the festival is free, there is some cost for the pancake breakfast. 


 

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VENDORS, ARTISANS AND INTERACTIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

Each year, the Maple Syrup Festival includes opportunities to participate in interactive programs, learn about arts and crafts, and purchase items from artisans from all over the midwest and beyond.

SIU pancake breakfast
SIU lumberjack demonstration
SIU maple syrup demonstration

EVENT SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Pancake Breakfast
9 a.m... - 1 p.m.

Maple Syrup Process
On-going Daily

Maple Syrup Demos

Lumberjack Games


"Maple Farmer" (a short film)


Climbing Wall (weather permitting)


Lunch Available
1 - 4 p.m.

Live Music

Saturday, 11 a.m.. - 4 p.m.
To Be Announced

Sunday, 11 a.m.. - 4 p.m.
To Be Announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to our sponsors!

We would like to extend a very special thank you to our community partners and sponsors for helping to make this event a success.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

SIU Credit Union
River Radio

SPONSORS

Paul Melzer, Country Financial


Triple C Meats Special thanks to Triple C Meats for supplying local sausage for the Pancake Breakfast. 


Interested in sponsoring this event?

Event Sponsors