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Maple Festival Begins Tomorrow – Loads of Free Activities


The 2024 Central New York Maple Festival begins tomorrow The festival will celebrate its 52nd year throughout the Village of Marathon. Admission is free for all events taking place during the two day festival.

The Maple Festival is known for its annual pancake eating contest, airboat and carnival rides, craft vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, and everything maple!

The festival will be open from 9am to 5pm tomorrow and from 9am to 4pm on Sunday. Both days will feature a load of events which can be found below:

  • Outdoor rides
  • Airboat rides
  • Juried Craft Show
  • Tree planting ceremonies
  • Horse drawn wagon rides
  • Chainsaw carvings with Mark Watson
  • Mountainmen encampment on the Village Green
  • Maple Museum
  • Used book sale at Peck Memorial Library
  • Cake wheel at the American Legion
  • Hot steaming pancakes and fresh maple syrup

More information on next weekend’s CNY Maple Fest can be found at MapleFestival.org.

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