The day kick’s off with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., and most activities/ entertainment come to an end by 4 p.m.
Activities/ entertainment on Main Street, Powassan include:
- Horse drawn carriage rides
- Cooking with maple demonstrations
- West coast lumberjack show
- Antique car & tractor show
- Live musical performances
- Food & craft vendors
Oh, and the festival has been known to attract famous Canadians, so keep your eye out. Rick Mercer visited the festival in 2013 for a good old fashioned pancake toss (picture below).
Photo: Victor Fideli
And what would a maple syrup festival be without a visit to a local sugar shack? Tours will leave the St. Joseph's Catholic Church parking lot all day. Sounds like a sweet way to spend a spring day in Northeastern Ontario, wouldn't you agree?