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{Win} Last-Minute Giveaway: Family Pass for Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Win Family Passes to Elmira Maple Syrup Festival!


{UPDATE: The contest is now closed, and our lucky winner is Jennifer W. of Enjoy your weekend, Jennifer!}

Surprise! It’s a last-minute spring giveaway event! Two adults and two children under 10 will get the fabulous opportunity to win a day at an epic Ontario event: the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival.

The festival has generously donated a set of family passes for this weekend’s festivities! The passes give access to the following events (there are lots more events that you don’t need tickets for, too!):

  • Toy Show and Sale (Friday and Saturday)
  • Antique Show and Sale (Friday and Saturday)
  • Pancake Breakfast (Saturday, while supplies last)
  • Birds of Prey presentation (Saturday)
  • Wagon Ride (Saturday, with parking)
  • Quilt & Craft Show and Sale (Saturday)
  • Visit Old MacDonald’s Farm (Saturday)
  • Sugar Bush Tour (Saturday)

The giveaway ends tomorrow at noon, and the winner will be announced later in the day. Follow the instructions to tweet, like or comment on Ruralist and interact with the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, and enter as many times as you can:

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The winner will pick up their tickets at the event. More details will be sent to the winner after the contest closes.

Good luck!


  • Crystal Gascho - I love maple sugar cookies :)ReplyCancel

    • Sarah Koopmans - Do you have a recipe you could share, Crystal?ReplyCancel

  • Jonathan - I can’t wait for the festival!ReplyCancel

  • LBrown - One of my many favourite maple syrup recipes. So easy and so maple syrup-y.

    Maple Syrup Pie

    1 1/2 cups brown sugar
    1/2 cup heavy cream (35% M.F.)
    1/3 cup maple syrup
    1 large egg, at room temperature
    2 tsp. butter, at room temperature
    8-inch pre-baked pie shell
    whipped cream, as garnish

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl with an electric mixer blend together sugar, cream, maple syrup, egg and butter until smooth and creamy. Pour into prepared pie shell and bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Serve garnished with freshly whipped cream. Serves 6.ReplyCancel

    • Sarah Koopmans - Mmm that sounds both incredibly simple and absolutely delicious! MUST! TRY! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra Altman - I love Maple Syrup on Pancakes.ReplyCancel

  • amy - try egg free oatmeal cookies using maple syrup 1 cup and half a cup of apple sauce instead of the eggs depending on your favorite oat meal cookie recipie you may want to use less sugar too. this can be substituted in any oatmeal cookie. we have an egg allergy in the home so we always do this in our daughters favorite oatmeal cookie.ReplyCancel

    • Sarah Koopmans - Thanks for that healthy tip using maple syrup, Amy!ReplyCancel

  • Marcie McLean - LOVE love love REAL Ontario maple syrup! Mmmmm so good!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - My son had us make apple sauce with maple syrup instead of sugar and it is my new favourite way to use maple syrup!ReplyCancel

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