Maple Sugar Festival

Watch. Learn. Sample.

Join us for our 8th Annual Maple Sugar Festival Weekend, Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 from 11 am - 3pm.

  • Come to our Farmhouse Sunday Pancake Brunch for stacks of hot-off-the-griddle pancakes drizzled with warm “maple gold”
  • Purchase freshly-tapped Stamford Museum & Nature Center maple syrups – great for gifts to enjoy all year long
  • Enjoy fun family activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and live music and pay a visit to our Heckscher Farm animals and Heckscher WILD! creatures
  • Sample a delectable array of original Maple Sugar-inspired treats prepared by talented aspiring chefs at our Teen Chef Challenge on Saturday in the Farmhouse – and vote for your favorite!


Support our Maple Sugar Education Programs by sponsoring one of our maple sap buckets! For more information, Click here or contact

Members: $6 per person | Non-members: $12 per person
Director’s Circle & Family Plus Members and children under 3: FREE
Farmhouse Pancake Brunch on Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm: add'l $6 per person

Maple Sugar Feature

Join us as we make our own line of maple syrup from the 200+ mature maple trees found here on our 118-acre facility. We’re one of only two official maple sugar producers in Fairfield County!