Head to Westfield Heritage Village for the Maple Syrup Festival

Feb 23, 2015

Maple Syrup is one of Canada’s national treasures and a part of the Canadian identity. In the following article Timbercreek Communities will give you a breakdown of the Maple Syrup Festival happening at Westfield Heritage Village. Our Hamilton communities are located throughout the city including the heart of downtown Hamilton and the convenient Durand district.

About the Festival

Eat, enjoy and learn more about maple syrup at the Westfield Heritage Village Maple Syrup Festival. Explore the making of maple syrup from tree to the table in three different time periods. These include Canada’s First Nations, 19th century pioneers and through modern times and technology. This festival is the perfect family-friendly activity and includes a variety of other activities including tastings, treats, horse and wagon rides, games and a delicious pancake breakfast. The Maple Syrup Festival runs on Sundays during March break, which include the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of March. Admission is $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6.50 for children aged six to 12.

Westfield Heritage Village

Westfield Heritage Village is a stunning collection of over 30 unique historical buildings. The buildings are fully restored and staffed with costumed interpreters, informative guides and the charm and spirit of early Canadian culture. Westfield Heritage Village is one of the most interesting historical destinations in Ontario and is located at 1048 Kirkwall Road, a 20-minute drive from our 50 Glen Road Community in Hamilton. Westfield is open Sundays and holidays from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Maple Syrup Festival at Bronte Creek

TC Hamilton Syrup

If you are still looking for more maple syrup fun after the Westfield Heritage Village Maple Syrup Festival, make sure to check out Bronte Creek’s maple syrup event. This local event begins on the first Saturday in March at Bronte Creek Provincial Park and is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every weekend in March. This event includes a guided tour of the Maple Lane, how to tap maple trees, make maple syrup and delicious maple sugar. The festival is $16 per vehicle to access the park and small additional costs per event. Bronte Creek Provincial Park is less than a 20-minute drive from our 205 Hunter Street Apartments.

Get your fill of delicious, golden maple syrup at the Westfield Heritage Village Maple Syrup Festival this March. Bring the whole gang down to this family-friendly event only minutes from our Hamilton communities.