Maple Season Highlights

As winter begins to loosen its grip and the sun warms the Sugar Maples, sap begins to move through it’s branches and Sugaring Season begins! For Geauga County, being the #1 producer of maple product in the state, this means lots of hard work…

with sweet rewards!


Pancake Breakfasts

Pancake Breakfast – Burton/Middlefield Rotary
Berkshire High School 877-283-3496

Pancake Breakfast at Century Village Museum

Pancake Breakfast AYCE
St. Marys Cafeteria /  Knight of Columbus  


As the sap flows and the scent of boiling sap fills the air 'Behind the Scenes' tours of several Geauga County Sugar Houses welcome you to experience the excitement by offering tours, wagon rides, samples etc.. each stop has different activities!

Maple Sugaring Open House Weekends

ALL ACTIVITIES MARCH 2 & 3 and 9 & 10 unless otherwise noted

Maple Syrup Producers of Northeast Ohio “How Sweet It Is”      Drive-it-Yourself Maple Tour
Weekends of the 2th & 3th and 9th & 10th

A Sugarbush Creek Farm
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 Sat 10-5; Sun Noon-5)  (Wagon rides, tours and tastings.
13034 Madison Rd, Middlefield

Burton Log Cabin & Sugar Camp
Demonstrations, Maple candy & syrup samples, Maple stirs
14590 E Park Street Burton

Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum
Pancake Breakfasts Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31(Sun 9am-2pm) and tours of Museum & our Sugar Bush.
14653 E. Park St., Burton

Saps-A-Risin’! Swine Creek Reservation
Mar 3, 10, 17 (Sun. 12pm – 4pm)
Gather sap; costumed interpreters; entertainment
15984 Hayes Rd., Middlefield

Grossman Brothers Maple Products
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5) Production demonstrations, Syrup & maple sugar
12147 Claridon – Troy Road, Chardon

Ma & Pa’s Maple Sugarin’ Weekends
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)Gather Sap with the horses!
15161 Main Market (Rt. 422), Burton

Maple Valley Sugarbush
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)  Award winning syrup
13262 Chardon Windsor Rd, Chardon

Mesenger Century Farm
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)Historic 1800 sugar bush on conserved 66 acre farm
17098 Messenger Rd Chagrin Falls

Richards Maple Products
Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)  Maple coffee, candy, cotton candy, much more… free “sap dogs”!      545 Water St., Chardon

Salo Maple Products
*Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)
825 taps on tubing-maple coated nuts, candy, syrup, and maple soft serve ice cream
16434 Leggett Rd, Montville


Sno-Chalet at Punderson 

Mar 2, 3, 9, 10 (10-5)   11755 Kinsman Rd., Newbury



More FUN Maple Events!

Mar 9(Sat. 7:30pm – 10:30pm)
Tree Tapper’s Ball
Celebrate the maple season with our ever popular, old-fashioned square dance. Novices needn’t feel like saps: all dances taught in fun fashion by caller Bob Smakula. A rip-snortn’, roof-raisin’ old-time string band will have feet flyin’! Casual dress. Registration begins February 25 limited to 8 per registration. Parkman Community House 440-286-9516

Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (Sun Noon – 4pm)
Apr 7, 14, 28 (Sun Noon – 4pm)
Maple Stirs
Experience the classic Maple Stir at the Geauga County Maple Festival Sugarhouse on Chardon Square, The cost is just $1.50 per stir. You get a small bowl with hot maple syrup in it and a stirring stick. Stir and watch as the syrup become a creamy maple candy. The Stir Booth will also be open during the Geauga County Maple Festival, the last full weekend in April. Geauga County Maple Festival 440-286-3007

April 25th – April 28th
Geauga Maple Festival
The Geauga County Maple Festival, the oldest maple festival in the United States, celebrates the production of pure maple syrup in Geauga County and Northeast Ohio. Join us for four days of fun, food and ‘everything maple’. Events include Arts & Crafts, Bathtub Races, Concessions, Continuous Grandstand Entertainment, Golden Old Timers Luncheon, Historical Display, Invitational Lumberjack Competition, Pancakes in the Park, two Grand Parades. 440-286-3007 On Historic Chardon Square.