FEATURED: Great Canadian Maple Festival, March 3-5


Maple Syrup Festival

  • At Festival Plaza in front of Ottawa City Hall
  • Friday, March 3 – 11:00am to 10:00pm
  • Saturday, March 4 – 9:00am to 10:00pm
  • Sunday, March 5 – 9:00am to 6:00pm 
  • FREE Admission

​The countdown is on as Ottawa gets ready to host the Sweetest Festival ever in celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday. The Great Canadian Maple Festival taps it off March 3-5, at Festival Plaza, beside Ottawa City Hall and admission is FREE.

Located in the centre of Canada’s Capital, Maple Festival will feature everything maple including a pancake breakfast presented Enbridge, all kinds of delicious sweetwater, cotton candy, maple donuts, poutine, bacon & more bacon, craft maple beer & whisky, beer gardens, live music, a kids fun zone, chainsaw challenge, lumberjack competition, s’mores on a stick, a big pancake breakfast as well as a few sweet surprises soon to be announced.

For three days, the 1st annual Maple Festival will treat sweet seekers to a plaid wearing Canadiana experience complete with it’s own urban sugar bush serving taffy on a stick, maple pork and beans, and delicious maple flavoured hot cocoa.

The Great Canadian Maple Festival is the sweetest place to be to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday, proclaims Festival Director, Leslie Gagne. It’s going to be an amazing weekend of everything maple, family fun, and plenty of Canadian Goodness for everyone to enjoy”.

Guests are encouraged to share their selfies of the Great Canadian Maple Fest all weekend long with #tapintoit for a chance to win 2 festival passes from FEST PASS & a Canada 150 Gift Pack.

For more sweet information visit Great Canadian Maple Festival online at ​www.cdnmaplefest.ca​.

Pancakes and maple syrup

Bacon and maple syrup

Maple syrup

Glen Gower

Glen is the owner and founder of OttawaStart.com. He lives in Stittsville, one of Ottawa's most exciting suburbs.


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