• May 4, 2024

Join us in DOWNTOWN PARRY SOUND for our

First Annual Maple Syrup Festival May 4, 2024

Check out our booklet or pick one up at participating downtown shops with all the details and amazing sponsors of this exciting new community event!

Starting with a pancake breakfast at the BOCC from 8am – 11am

Hop on our horse drawn wagons rides circling throughout Downtown

Opening ceremony at 10am on James Street with Shawanga’s Chief Adam Pawis offering greetings and Elder Josh Pawis offering an opening prayer.  We are expecting our MP and MPP and Mayor McGarvey to join us and offer their welcome.

Dispatch Talent Company will be strolling through different areas of downtown starting at 10:30am with shows by The Fire Guy, Magic Man Andrew Eland, Gia Maple illusionist, a lumber jack stilt walker, and a balloon twister, ending with a joint grand finale show on James Street at 3:30pm.

Seguin Sam & Seguin Sarah costume contest for the whole family at the DBA tent at 11:30am on James Street in conjunction with Parry Sound District Museum’s pop-up Seguin Sam and Sarah exhibit inside the Beatty Building.

Butter tart contest at Dent Bay Baking Company at 1:30pm being judged by Mayor McGarvey and other local Dignitaries.

Mary Street Centre and St. James United Church will be firing up their outdoor oven and hosting a baked potato fundraiser with all the fixings.

Live music on James Street all day with Sean Cotton and Tamica Herod, sidewalk sales with downtown businesses and other local and traditional Indigenous vendors, including maple syrup and honey.

Parry Sound CruZers car show and Parry Sound Friendship Centre Ladies Drummers.

Thank you to our neighbor and friends at Trestle Brewing Company for your generous donation of your concert tent to host our outdoor concert from 4pm-8pm.

Tickets to our 19+ outdoor concert are $30 in advance here

or $40 cash at the door