It’s that time of year again! Spring is super sweet in Headwaters.

A Taste of Maple 2017 takes place from Thursday, March 9 – Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Here’s what’s on tap during maple season in Headwaters:

Ann Randeraad Pottery

Create your own maple themed vase, pitcher or tray under the guidance of potter Ann Randeraad in this series of hands-on workshops.

Best Western PLUS Orangeville Inn and Suites

When booking your stay, ask for the special MAPLE17 rate and receive a welcome gift bag upon arrival.

Far Shot Recreation

Hit the special maple target (with knives, axes, bows) you’ll be entered for a chance to win a maple gift basket.

Forks of the Credit Inn

Enjoy a Naturally Sweet Retreat complete with peace, tranquility, nature and stops at a cidery and maple festival.


Indulge in a localicious grilled cheese ‘Maple Melt’ sandwich featuring maple glazed pork, maple caramelized onions, granny smith apple and mild Gouda.

Gourmandissimo Catering + Fine Food Shop

Get your taste of maple + pecans/chipotle/miso/Dijon/apple/pork/sweet potato/bacon/beans/butter tarts/scones/toffee/shortbread/truffles and more.


Grow your roots and stand tall for a chance to win some maple sweet yoga prizes!

Headwaters Racquet Club

Stop by Fuel for Life Juicery inside the Lobby at HRC for a Cinnamon Roll Smoothie, made with real maple syrup.

Island Lake Conservation Area

Tap into spring and enjoy live entertainment, demonstrations, face painting, wagon rides, axe throwing and of course real maple syrup and pancakes at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival!

Kitchen to the Table

Shop for sensational seasonal and maple themed or flavoured items during Taste of Maple.

Landman Gardens and Bakery

Sweetening things up and book a seat in the Blackhouse for a five course farm to table menu featuring delicious, local maple syrup.

Lavender Blue

Savour the maple flavours from salad to scones and maple bacon butter tarts. Yes please!

Marlene Madole

Get behind the scenes of an artist’s studio and be inspired by a maple inspired painting demonstration and discussion.

Millcroft Inn and Spa

Make it a maple getaway complete with a bottle of locally produced maple syrup, maple treats, a sugarbush walking tour and taffy making demonstration, plus a host of maple themed cocktails, menu items and spa treatments during Taste of Maple.

Orangeville Farmers’ Market

Visit Orangeville Farmers’ Market in the heart of Downtown Orangeville during Taste of Maple for special Maple Markets in celebration of the sweet seasonal syrup.

Rock Garden Farms

Opening March 30th for the season, Rock Garden Farms is featuring all sizes of maple syrup jugs, plus maple fudge, cookies, candies, suckers and more!

Rosemont General Store & Kitchen

Get your maple in via Sourdough French Toast with sausages, local maple syrup & blueberry apple compote and a slice of Maple Walnut Coffee Cake. Maplelicious indeed!


Make it a maple wing night with Soulyve’s Jumbo Maple Jerk Chicken Wings and a Maple Apple Pie cocktail.

Spirit Tree Estate Cidery

Maple takes over the menu at Spirit Tree during Taste of Maple with Winter Bliss Cider and house baked treats like maple pecan pies and maple apple walnut scones.

Terra Cotta Conservation Area

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, pony rides, activities… and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break!

Theatre Orangeville

Take in a performance of The Gentleman Clothier during Taste of Maple and add to your Maple cooking repertoire. Audience members will receive time honoured recipes by playwright Norm Foster and Artistic Director David Nairn.

Wicked Shortbread

Join us and enjoy our signature Maple Sugar Shortbread, Maple Pecan Bars, Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake and Maple Butter Macarons, all made with authentic Headwaters maple syrup.

Woodfield Farm

Fresh for Taste of Maple: our popular maple baked beans, maple carrot ginger soup, maple granola (made with locally sourced oats) and for a buttery sweet snack, our maple scones, served warm.


Read about past events in these stories:

Spring Brings Sweet Local Flavours to A Taste of Maple

A Taste of Maple in Orangeville – Scrumptious Eats on Broadway, Barley Vine Rail Co. & The Optimist Club Maple Syrup Festival

Visitors to the region had a chance to take part in a Maple Syrup Festival, enjoy delicious maple cowboy breakfasts, enroll in maple cooking classes, be inspired by maple themed art or even create their own at a painting class! All this plus the delicious Tastes of Maple on offer via special desserts, savouries, prix fixe meals and more to tempt the taste buds.