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2024 Maple Open House Weekend: 8 Sugarhouses to Visit in Vermont

It's maple sugaring season in Vermont, and you're invited to join the festivities! The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association hosts an annual Maple Open House Weekend on March 23rd and 24th. Experience the magic of this cherished tradition as local sugarmakers throughout the state open their doors for maple education, guided tours, and delightful sweet samples. Don't miss out on learning about the history and art of maple sugaring. Below you’ll find great local sugarhouses you simply can't miss in Northwest Vermont. 

1. Sugartree Maple Farm | Williston, VT

Sugartree Maple Farm will have a tour of their sugarhouse, maple hotdogs, live music, and even maple adult beverages by Bevo Catering company. 

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2. Palmer’s Sugarhouse | Shelburne, VT

Palmer’s Sugarhouse invites the community to their sugar house for Sugar on Snow parties every Saturday and Sunday from March 2nd to April 14th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. You can expect a maple pancake breakfast, live music, maple hot dogs, lattes, and donuts. Plus, this is conveniently located less than 20 minutes away from Burlington, Vermont. 

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3. Mountainview Mapleworks at the Giroux Family Farm | Richmond, VT

Visit Mountainview Mapleworks to see their family-run operation that includes a solar-powered sugarhouse! They will have trails to see the running sap, excellent maple samples, and even maple coffee and doughnuts! There is ample parking, and they will also have Vermont maple syrup for sale.

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4. Palmer Lane Maple | Jericho, VT

Palmer Lane Maple will have many sweet treats such as maple cream donuts, maple hot dogs, creemees, and much more! They are also collecting items for their local food shelf. If you bring two small food items, you get a small bag of maple cotton candy for free!

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5. End-O-Road Maple | Jericho, VT

End-O-Road Maple’s open house will have maple goodies and an opportunity to feed their sheep. Voted one of the top sugarhouses in Chittenden County, this is a must-see spot! 

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6. Mcbride’s Family Maple | Westford, VT

Head to Mcbride’s Family Maple’s small but highly efficient solar-powered operation! They will have sugar-making demonstrations, samples, and lots of information for visitors.

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7. The Maple Fix | Fairfax, VT

Don’t miss amazing maple goodies at the Maple Fix Sugar House. They will have tours, free samples, baked donuts, and hot dogs boiled in syrup. Don’t miss out on trying these delicious local goodies! 

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8. Gange Maple | Swanton, VT

Gange Maple has cultivated maple syrup in northern Vermont for five generations! Their open house festivities include delicious maple donuts, maple creemees, and syrup tastings.

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Whether you’re indulging in sweet samples or embarking on guided tours, you won’t regret immersing yourself in the magic of Vermont's maple legacy. Make sure to check out these open houses to celebrate this cherished tradition during sugaring season. Check out the 2024 maple map to see the full guide of all Vermont sugar houses participating in the 2024 Maple Open House weekends.  

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