I heard from a friend the other day that our strange March weather has produced nothing short of a deluge of sap from our maple trees.  So from that I am imagining the this year's Maple Sunday should be amazing.

Maine Maple Sunday is this weekend on March 25th. And no matter where you live there is a sugar house most likely near by as almost all producers observe the day which celebrates the process of  Maple Syrup being produced. Most participation sugar houses will have an opportunity for visitors to sample some  delicious maple syrup and maple confections , as well as, learn about the age old process  coupled  with modern methods  of “Maple Sugaring” in Maine. I have been to many different places for this experience and I can tell you it is educational and very tasty.

Here are a few participants in Penobscot County some open on Saturday too!.

Cider Hill Maple Farm

  • Showing how Maple syrup is produced from tree to table.
  • Equipment demonstrations, snacks, Maple syrup tasting and more.
  • Maine Maple Sunday® 9 – 5 p.m.
  • Contact: 247 Cider Hill Road Exeter, ME 207-270-2130

Lucerne Maple Products

  • Watch maple syrup being made. Sample foods made with Maine maple syrup.
  • Hours: Sunday March 25, 10 – 4 p.m.
  • Contact: 252 Lower Dedham Road Holden, ME 207-951-3702

 Maine-Lee Maple

  •  Showing our maple syrup operation at the sugar house.
  • Free samples of our maple products. Stop in and try some maple cream and maple cotton candy.
  • Dress warm and have fun!
  • Farm and sugarbush tours available
  • Restroom Facilities.
  • Hours: Sunday March 25, 10 – 4 p.m.
  • Contact: 602 Arab Road Lee, ME 207-538-8847

Maxwell's Maple Syrup

  • See how maple syrup is processed over a wood-fired boiler.
  • Sample our maple syrup over ice cream.
  • Farm and sugarbush tours; school and bus tours.
  • Hours: Saturday March 24 and Sunday 25, 10 – 3 p.m.
  • Contact: 3142 Lee Road Lee, ME 207-794-5465

Nutkin Knoll Farm and Sugarworks

  • Scenic family farm, wood fired evaporator, antique barn, farm animals with spring lambs.
  • Sugarbush tours in award winning managed wood lot.
  • Syrup on ice cream, maple milk, free samples. Maple cotton candy, maple molded candies, fresh syrup, maple coated peanuts available to purchase.
  • Wear boots and outdoor clothes for fun in the snow and mud of springtime in Maine.
  • Sugarbush tours, restrooms
  • Hours: Saturday March 24, noon – 5 p.m., Sunday March 25, 9 – 5 p.m.
  • Contact: 269 Chapman Rd Newburgh, ME 207-234-7268

Please click here to see more Maple Sunday Map for participating Sugar houses!