A FREE maple syrup festival is on its way to Montreal

Jan 23 2019, 4:13 pm

Channel your inner lumberjack because a maple syrup festival is coming to Montreal.

Officially called Cabane Panache Et Bois Rond, all the sugary goodness of a Quebec cabane à sucre will be coming to Promenade Wellington between March 21 to 24.

The ninth annual urban cabane à sucre will feature four days of square dancing, woodcutting, festive dancing, tasty treats and oodles of maple syrup.

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“La Cabane Panache et Bois Rond is the guiding beacon for celebrating sugaring time like nowhere else,” reads the event’s website. “Over 100,000 hungry lumberjacks are expected at the biggest and free-est maple festival in Quebec to enjoy a first big breath of springtime air.”

Apple, bacon, croissant (Promenade Wellington/Facebook)

Maple syrup poutine (Promenade Wellington/Facebook)

Taffy snow (Promenade Wellington/Facebook)

Woodcutting (Promenade Wellington/Facebook)

Promenade Wellington/Facebook

The traditional event will feature square dancing, log-throwing, two-man saws, six francophone concerts, and of course a maple syrup feast.

We’re talking about maple taffy, sugar pie, pancakes with syrup, and even maple cocktails.

Get ready to enter a sugar coma.

Promenade Wellington/Facebook

People who wish to volunteer for the festival or vendor hopefuls can sign up at the La Cabane Panache et Bois Rond website.

La Cabane Panache et Bois Rond

When: March 21 to 24
Time: TBA
Where: Promenade Wellington, Verdun
Price: Free