Wheelers Maple 2019 Events
December 2018 to March 2019 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 18, 2019 FAMILY DAY AT WHEELERS
In celebration of the Family, enjoy a day at the sugar bush and enjoy a pancake feast.
March 5, 2019 SHROVE TUESDAY – PANCAKE DAY
Where better to enjoy your feed of Pancakes than Wheelers Pancake House and Sugar Camp?!
March – April 2019 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 11-15, 2019 WHEELERS MARCH BREAK MAPLE FESTIVAL
Give your children an experience to treasure this March Break! Weekday mornings at 9am come meet our barn animals! On Wednesday March 13th from 10am – 2pm there will be guided Maple Museum tours by “Pioneer Children”. One of the Wheeler family will introduce you to our animals and tell you something unique about them. We will also have 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 6 & 7, 2019 LANARK & DISTRICT MAPLE WEEKEND
The Lanark and District Maple Syrup Producers Association will be hosting the Annual Maple Weekend on April 6 & 7. 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 19 – 22, 2019 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, museums, 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 27, 2019 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 right in front of the Royal Bank.
May – August 2019 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 2019 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.