If you love all things maple, then Marathon is the place to be for the Central New York Maple Festival!

The 2017 Central New York Maple Festival will take place on Saturday, April 1st from 9am-5pm, and Sunday, April 2nd from 9am-4pm. Parking and admission to the Maple Festival are completely free and fun festivities and activities will be held on the streets of the village of Marathon, Marathon Civic Center and Pavilion, the gymnasium of the Marathon school, cafeteria of the Marathon School, Mason's Hall. American Legion Hall and the restored Railroad Station.

At the Maple Festival, you'll enjoy maple products, delicious foods, a juried craft show, historical exhibits, demonstrations, displays of quilts, helicopter rides, wild west show and so much more. The Central New York Maple Festival has been a springtime tradition in Marathon for nearly 50 years and brings in people from all over New York, and beyond.

Bring your appetite because, in addition to hot, steamy pancakes, you can also chow down on maple pulled pork sandwiches, maple slathered elephant ears, maple flavored coffee tea, maple popcorn and more!

Marathon is centrally located- just 35 miles from Binghamton, 55 miles from Syracuse, 30 miles from Ithaca and 9 miles from Greek Peak. To find the festival, take Interstate 81 to exit 9.

Be sure to check out the full schedule of events and get ready for a weekend of all things mapley!

[via Maple Festival]