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A sure sign of the sweet return of spring in the Laurel Highlands is when the sap starts to run on the sugar maple trees in “Maple City, USA,” a.k.a. Meyersdale, Pennsylvania . . . home of the annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival. Thousands of visitors attend this event to observe the ritual of tapping trees and the maple production process and to stop at the town’s community center and sample the area’s renowned maple syrup on a huge stack of fluffy pancakes and sausage.

Events include:

  • demonstrations on how syrup is made
  • activities for children
  • live entertainment
  • food including the famous Lion's pancake & sausage meal
  • concessions
  • Artists and Crafters
  • Quilt Show - a fabulous one
  • parade including the Maple Queen winner
  • horse pull contest
  • Maple Queen contest
  • antique and street rod auto shows
  • the famous 'Legend of the Magic Water' historical pageant
  • tours
  • and more

Learn how to tap a tree, boil sap into syrup, make sugar cakes, twirl spotza and sugar-off. You will want to take home many maple products to satisfy your sweet tooth!

While you're at Festival Park browse our craft vendors and enjoy live entertainment on our outside stage. Plenty of food and fun are also located throughout the park. Your visit to the Pennsylvania Maple Festival should begin here.

No pets allowed on Festival Park Grounds - Service animals only



  • Free Wi-Fi:
  • Public Restroom(s) Available:
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash:
  • Check:
  • Discover:
  • MasterCard:
  • Visa:
On-Site Amenities
  • Children Welcome:
  • Free Wifi:
  • Fire Ring:
  • Season Dates:
    May - October


Apr 22

Annual Quilt Show

Apr 23

Truck, Motorcylce, Side by Side, & ATV Show

Apr 29

Pennsylvania Maple Festival Grand Feature Parade