Maple Sugaring Fest 2022


Annual Maple Sugaring Fest at Reeves-Reed Arboretum


Summit, NJ  There’s no better way to celebrate winter than with the sweet taste of maple syrup!  Families are invited to Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s annual Maple Sugaring Fest on Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 1 to 4 PM to enjoy a sweet day of family fun with maple-themed activities. 

Enjoy a brisk winter afternoon outdoors on the grounds of the Arboretum and learn the steps involved in turning tree sap into delicious maple syrup.  Take a leisurely walk on the woodland and garden trails to complete the maple sugaring challenge.  There will also be tapping and cooking demonstrations, a story trail, hot cocoa, and maple-themed vendors, including Maple Magic featuring their signature delicious maple cotton candy. 

Thanks to underwriting by community partner Investors Savings Bank, the Arboretum’s annual Maple Sugaring Fest is free to all RRA Members.  The admission for non-members is $5 per person.  Not a member? Now is the sweetest time to sign up and join the fun!  This event will have staggered entry times (1pm, 2pm and 3pm), so be sure to sign up for the time you prefer.  For more information about the Arboretum’s Maple Sugaring Fest and other events and programs, visit or call 908-273-8787, x1010.

Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates, and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.

Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!