Imagine sipping freshly boiled sap while learning about the age-old process of tapping maple trees. It’s time to enjoy New York Maple Weekend in the Sullivan Catskills! On March 17th and 18th, and March 24th and 25th, our maple producers will open their doors for all…
Maple Weekend in the Sullivan Catskills
Frost Valley YMCA
Pack up the kids and spend the weekend at Frost Valley YMCA learning about their maple sugaring operation while enjoying all of their on-site activities like archery, cross-country skiing, snow tubing and more.
Details: March 17, 18, 24, 25 – 10am-4pm. Syrup will be available to purchase at the sugarhouse by cash or check only.
Justus Asthalter Maple Syrup
Visit Justus Asthalter Maple Syrup, a fourth generation maple farm dating back to 1937. Guests will learn how maple syrup is made while enjoying samples and demos on making maple cream and candy – beyond delicious.
Details: March 17, 18, 24, 25 – 10am-3pm. Maple Cream Demos: Saturday, March 17 and 24 at 12pm, Maple Candy Demos: Sunday, March 18 and 25 at 12pm.
Catskill Mountain Sugar House
At Catskill Mountain Sugar House, an 800-acre NOFA-NY certified organic farm, you can have a tour and a taste. Learn about their sugarbush operation and why they never tap roadside trees.
Details: March 17, 18, 24, 25 – 10am-4pm. The address of Catskill Mountain Sugar House is 10 Sugarhouse Lane Grahamsville. Sugarhouse Lane is a private road and almost never shows up on GPS. Visitors should enter 227 Glade Hill Road into GPS to get close. CMSH is the next farm above the Furman Farm which is intersected by Glade Hill Road.
Travel Tip: If you miss Maple Weekend, mark your calendar for April 28th – Jeffersonville will host their Maple Syrup Festival and 5K Sap Run. Get to know the local maple producers, watch a tree tapping and maple candy demo, feast on specialty foods, maple cotton candy, and pancakes in the park. Plus, there’s live music, activities for the kids, unique vendors and more. And, if your competitive side is up for the challenge, you can take part in the pancake eating contest – yum!