Celebrate spring this weekend at the Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival

The 24th annual Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is set for this weekend.

Some of the highlights of Saturday’s (April 6) schedule include an outdoor petting zoo (from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), a pizza-eating contest (11:30 a.m.), the ever-popular bathtub races (12:30 p.m.) and performances by Cobbler Jay on River Street throughout the day.

Sunday (April 7) will feature displays and demonstrations from Zoo to You (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), a lawn-tractor pull (11:30 a.m.) by 4-H Ontario and a pancake-eating contest (12:30 p.m.).

Pancake breakfasts run both days at the Legion branch (from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) in addition to other attractions, including an outdoor market on River Street, arts and crafts vendors at the public school, a fine art show at the Town Hall and Legion, horse-drawn wagon rides through the village, pony rides at the park as well as bus tours to Harlaine Maple, Salem Alpacas and a local dairy farm.

For more information on the Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival, including a full schedule, click HERE.

Featured photo courtest of Judy Reid.

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