Maple Syrup Events In The Upper Hudson Region

Find maple syrup events including fairs, festivals, pancake breakfasts, sugar house open houses, tours, and more. Fun and educational events provide information about maple sugaring in New York’s Upper Hudson Valley region.

2021 Spring into Maple Season

Maple producers in the Upper Hudson region opened their doors to share fresh maple and show how New York’s delicious maple products are made. The Association was honored to welcome Rayan Aguam, Director of Community Relations for Senator Jim Tedisco, for its annual tapping, held at Sugar Oak Farms in Malta. Aguam did the tapping and presented Association President David Campbell of Mapleland Farms with a Citation on behalf of Senator Tedisco, recognizing the Association’s “success and prosperity while providing a valuable service to our citizenry, improving their welfare and quality of life.”

2020 Fall Maple Tour

2020 Fall Maple Tour was held October 9-18.

2020 Spring Maple Tapping

The 2020 Spring Maple season was a little quieter than usual, but the maple still flowed and Commissioner Ball joined the members of the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association for the first tapping of the year at Battle Hill Maple in Fort Ann. The group was honored to have Senator Betty Little in attendance too.


Maple Queen Lauryn Schneible, Senator Betty Little, Commissioner Richard Ball, Janet Oliver, and Greg LaPan at the maple tapping at Battle Hill Maple on Friday March 13, 2020.

 Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association

2019 New York State Maple Tour

The 2019 New York State Maple Tour was held July 12-14. It was hosted by the Western NY Maple Producers Association and was centered at the Grange Building of the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY.

  • Friday afternoon and evening – registration, trade show, and social
  • Saturday – visit sugarhouses in Erie County ranging from 1,000 to 7,000+ taps
  • Sunday – visit sugarhouses in Wyoming County ranging from 2,000 to 20,000+ taps

Find out more about the locations we visited by clicking here.

2019 Maple Open House Weekends

Take a free tour of area sugarhouses March 23, 24, 30, and 31. Experience firsthand the sights, smells, and sounds of maple syrup making. 29 Sugarhouses participated throughout the six-county region, with many serving pancake breakfasts.


In the News

2021 – March 19 – Morning Ag Clips: Celebrate maple season at Valyou Maple Farm

2021 – March 18 – The Post-Star: COVID or no, maple sap still flows: Producers to welcome visitors over next two weekends

2021 – March 14 – Morning Ag Clips: Celebrate maple season with Mud Street Maple

2021 – March 9 – Morning Ag Clips: Spring into maple season at Dry Brook Sugar House

2021 – March 8 – Morning Ag Clips: Agriculture Commissioner to kick off NY maple season

2021 – February 28 – Morning Ag Clips: Spring into maple season with Upper Hudson producers in March

2020 – October 8 – Morning Ag Clips: Upper Hudson Fall Maple Tour starts this week!

2020 – October 1 – Morning Ag Clips: Sugar Oak Farms opens its doors for Fall Maple Tour

2020 – September 29 – Morning Ag Clips: Sugarhouses in lower Adirondack area open doors for Fall Maple Tour

2020 – March 15 – Morning Ag Clips: Commissioner Ball, Senator Little tap maple tree in Fort Ann

2020 – March 8 – Morning Ag Clips: Wild Hill Maple opens its doors for Maple Weekend

2020 – March 3- Morning Ag Clips: Ioka Valley Farms opens its doors this Maple Weekend

2019 – March 23 – Leader-Herald: Maple Open House weekend starts today, goes next week

2019 – March 28 – Saratogian: Maple season still going strong

2019 – March 23 – PostStar: Behind the scenes, maple style

2019 – March 15 – Saratogian: Warm-up sparks late-starting maple season


Fairs and Festivals

Throughout the summer and fall, visit one of the area’s great county fairs, apple orchards, farmers markets or harvest festivals. Meet producers, taste pure maple syrup, and buy locally-made maple products.