Wheelers 2016/2017 Events

December 2016 to March 2017 WINTER WONDERLAND AT WHEELERS   

Free admission to 14 kilometers of X-country ski and snowshoe trails through Wheelers Sugar Bush. Relax by the fireplace after skiing or snowshoeing and enjoy a pancake meal. Snowshoe rentals available.  Call or visit www.wheelersmaple.com for up-to-date trail conditions.

February 20, 2017   FAMILY DAY AT WHEELERS

In celebration of the Family, enjoy a day at the sugar bush and enjoy a pancake feast.

February 28, 2017   SHROVE TUESDAY – PANCAKE DAY

Where better to enjoy your feed of Pancakes than Wheelers Pancake House and Sugar Camp?!

March – April 2017 SUGARIN’ OFF

Depending on when Mother Nature decides to warm up the most exciting time of the year comes – SUGAR MAKING!  Once the temperature during the day rises to 4 degrees and dips to -4 degrees at night the maple sap starts running – which means we start running too!  Come watch the magic as we turn maple sap into maple syrup while enjoying maple taffy on snow.

March 11-19, 2017   WHEELERS MARCH BREAK MAPLE FESTIVAL  

Give your children an experience to treasure this March Break!  During the week we have interactive, guided children’s activities along with all of our regular Spring offerings like maple taffy on snow, museums, playground, animals in the barn, hiking trails, pancake meals, and hopefully boiling maple syrup!

April 1 & 2, 2017   LANARK & DISTRICT MAPLE WEEKEND

The Lanark and District Maple Syrup Producers Association will be hosting the Annual Maple Weekend on April 1-2, 2017 from 10am to 4pm. Wheelers and all the other participants in the Maple Weekend can be found in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, Frontenac, and the City of Ottawa.  http://mapleweekend.ca/

April 14-17, 2017   EASTER WEEKEND AT WHEELERS 

Open from 9AM to 3PM every day over the Easter Holiday (check for extended hours).  All of our regular Spring offerings like maple taffy on snow, musuems, hiking trails, animals in the barn, pancake meals, and hopefully boiling maple syrup. 

  • Free Children’s Easter Egg hunt through the Sugar Bush all day Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
    • Numbered wooden eggs are placed in interesting locations along our 1KM Ridge Trail
    • Children work individually, or as a family, to identify the location of each egg and record it on a Hunt Form.
    • When completed each child receives a maple sugar treat.

Saturday, April 30, 2016   PERTH FESTIVAL OF THE MAPLES

Downtown Heritage Perth – Perth’s main street shuts down and maple producers and local vendors take over.  Wheelers Maple will be there making fresh taffy on snow and selling our beautiful maple products.

May – August 2017  SUMMER ADVENTURES AT WHEELERS

Open everyday, including holidays, from 9am – 3pm.  While vacationing in the Lanark County, Rideau Lakes, and Land O’ Lakes Region stop by the Sugar Bush and take a relaxing walk on our nature trails and learn about maple syrup making as it relates to the environment around us.  See the Guinness World Record holding maple collection as you learn about the history of maple syrup at Wheeler’s Maple Heritage Museum!

September – October 2017 WHEELERS MAPLE BUSH FALL COLOURS

Open everyday, including Thanksgiving Monday, from 9am – 3pm.  Visitors can enjoy a walk on the nature trails through the 730 acre maple bush as the leaves change.  Hearty pancake meals are served inside the heritage log chalet.  Fully accessible boardwalk nature trail.