Maple Syrup Festival

March 2023

Learn about the tradition of making maple syrup at this year's Maple Syrup Festival! 

Hosted by the Friends of Cunningham Falls State Park and Gambrill State Park, this event has been a staple in Frederick County for more than 50 years! 

This annual event highlights the history of maple syrup in Maryland. The event includes opportunities to see maple syrup demonstrations, delicious breakfast items with locally-made maple syrup, and much, much more. 

Proceeds from the Maple Syrup Festival benefit the nonprofit Friends of Cunningham Falls and Gambrill State Parks Inc.

Event location: 

William Houck Area

Cunningham Falls State Park

14039 Catoctin Hollow Road Thurmont, MD 21788

Learn more about the tradition of making maple syrup in Maryland here

Man doing a maple syrup demonstration outside next to a tapped tree and bucket