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Event Series Event Series: Vanier Museopark: Family Days

Vanier Museopark Sugar Festival: Family Days

April 1, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Family days – everyone is welcome! Come celebrate all weekend and take full advantage of traditional maple syrup production at its best! Activities for children, adults, and foodies!

  • WHERE: Richelieu Park and Vanier Sugar Shack (300 & 320, des Pères-Blancs Avenue)
    • Discovery of the new sugar shack and tasting of maple taffy ($);
    • Musical performances from local talents throughout the day;
    • Sugar shack meals served on the Festival site, and taffy at the sugar shack ($);
    • Inflatable games and petting farm outside (with pony rides by Countryside Petting Farm, $);
    • Axe throwing for adults with BATL Axe Throwing (Saturday, April 1st) ($);
    • Indoor playground for toddlers (offered by ON y va! and HIPPY);
    • Junkyard Symphony performance at the Ottawa Public Library – Vanier (Saturday, April 1 only) ;
    • Lumberjack skills competition (Sunday, April 2):
    • Beer tasting with the Festival’s official brewery, Orléans Brewing Co., including their famous maple beer ($).

For additional information please visit the Vanier Museopark website.


April 1, 2023
9:30 am - 3:30 pm