4th Annual Tastes of Maple
Doors open at 4 p.m. and the event runs until 6 p.m.
Tastes of Maple is a great way to top off your day of sugar house tours, while you sample local maple-based cuisine, taste some beer and spirits, listen to great local music, and find the perfect restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Participating restaurants/businesses 2017:
- Artisans Restaurant at Lake Placid Lodge
- Big Slide Brewery and Public House
- The Breakfast Club, Etc.
- The Breakfast Club Coffee Club and Market
- Cabin Grill at Hotel North Woods
- Dancing Bears
- Generations Tap & Grill
- KANU at Whiteface Lodge
- Lake Placid Pub & Brewery
- Lake Placid Spirits
- Lisa G's
- Paul Smiths College
- Smoke Signals
- The Wild Center
Live entertainment with LeGroove from 4 - 6 p.m.!
Free admission! $1 tasting tickets for sale. Each participating tasting establishment will offer tastings priced from one to three tickets. Some participants will offer more than one item for tasting as well. Buy lots of tickets. Credit cards will be accepted. Always amazing samplings!
New this year:
There will be door prize drawings featuring local maple products, including a one gallon jug of maple syrup donated by South Meadow Farm Sugarworks. Free entry and a quart donated by Homestead Maple. Must be present to win.
Watch a live syrup making demonstration:
Lake Placid’s Shipman Youth Center will have a working evaporator/sap boiling display outside the venue with maple experts on hand to explain the process. They’ll also be selling their own maple syrup on site as a fundraiser for the youth center.
Maple match-up with free tastings:
Local maple producers will provide maple syrup for our tasting competition again this year. Come and taste this year's batch from each producer for free, and vote for your favorite! Winners will be announced at 5:50 p.m. The tasting will be represented by 10 producers this year!
The 2016 Taster's Choice winner was South Meadow Farm Maple Sugar Works. Who will win in 2017? Be there to vote for your favorite producer! We'll be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd places this year.