Your 2021 Maple Sugaring Guide is here! Find interactive, hands-on events that are perfect for kids & families. Tap a tree, learn how sap turns into syrup, and taste the sweet stuff at the end of your journey.
Maple Sugaring events typically occur at the end of February through early April.
Riveredge Nature Center
4458 County Rd Y, Saukville, WI 53080
Late February - Early April
Riveredge Nature Center is the go-to destination for all things maple sugaring in Southeastern Wisconsin. This year, they're offering Micro-Sugaring Home Tapping Kits and in-person events like Riveredge Family Excursions, the Maple Sugarin' Shindig, and their annual pancake breakfast. Click here for the full schedule.
Wehr Nature Center
9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132
Saturday, February 27th, Virtual & In-Person
Join an expert maple syrup maker and learn how to turn your backyard maple tree into liquid gold. The workshop will cover how to identify a suitable tree, the tools and tricks of drilling and tapping, how to safely store and boil-down sap, and the process of “finishing off” and storing syrup. This event is categorized for adults, but older kids might enjoy.
Wehr Nature Center is also selling Maple Tapping Supplies in their online store that you can use at home.
Maple Syrup Family Day
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Richfield Historical Park (1896 State Road 164, Richfield, WI 53076)
Come see maple trees tapped, sap dripping into the bags fastened to the trees, and steam hovering above the boiler while the sap bubbles. Experience pioneer life by helping render lard. And, try a delicious taste of maple cotton candy. Click here to find out more about this event.