BoatShow2016

Toronto International Boat Show | Grand Prize Winner Announcement

Parkbridge Marinas is excited to welcome the 2016 Toronto International Boat Show Winners to the Parkbridge Family!

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities is excited to announce the 2016 TIBS Dockage winners and welcome them to the Parkbridge Family! Gary & Cathy Stoodley, together with their daughter Kristie and son-in-law Tom Klajn are this year’s lucky winners! The family entered the draw at the 2016 Toronto International Boat Show.

Gary & Tom purchased their 2000 270 Chaparral Signature named “Good Bouy” last year. The boat is currently stored at Wye Heritage Marina, another Parkbridge Marina located in Midland.

Gary and Tom plan to have their boat transported to Bridge Port Marina, located in Orillia Ontario before the end of April, providing them with an early start to their adventures on the water this boating season.
Being members of the Parkbridge Community allows them to enjoy the Parkbridge Rewards Card advantages such as: 5 cents per litre fuel savings, 6 nights’ free dockage at any of the Parkbridge Marinas and much more.

This season, Gary, Tom and their families plan to explore the waterways and meander the Trent Severn Waterway from their new summer home at Bridge Port Marina!

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A Winter Ski Getaway at Lakes of Wasaga Resort

"Our Winter Ski Getaway"

Parkbridge Life Lakes of Wasaga Ontario Resort Suits Your Family All Year Round | #ParkbridgeLife

Recently we hosted Paula Schuck and family from Thrifty Momma’s Blog at our Lakes of Wasaga Resort for a winter weekend getaway. Did you know that some of our resorts are opened year-round and just a short drive to winter activities such as downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and much more!

 

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Maple taffy on snow during sugar shack period. In Ontario, Canada.

Sweeten up your Spring with local Maple Syrup Festivals

Finally, the snow is melted, birds are flocking in and the sweet aroma of maple syrup is filling the air.

What better way to celebrate the season than enjoying your local maple syrup festival!

Below you will find a list of festivities in Ontario featuring the best and most fresh maple syrup.

For a full list of Maple Syrup Festivals in Ontario, click here.


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Our Parkbridge Resorts offer cottage rentals, cottage sales, and RV resort sites, all in the ultimate destinations, only a short distance away from Ontario's best maple syrup sugar bushes!

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Why not a Parkbridge Community?

Our Parkbridge Active Adult Lifestyle Communities offer a place to call home, and your community, all within close range to Ontario's best maple syrup sugar bushes.

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Sweetwater Harvest Festival
March 19 - 20

Wye Marsh | Celebrating it's 25th year, the Sweetwater Harvest Festival is the place where Canadian Tradition meets its unique Canadian landscape. Escape to a time when maple syrup was made over an open fire, experience our history and explore nature at its best. The festival celebrates the history of maple syrup, and the role it plays in our cultural and natural heritage.

Yes there are sugar shack tours, pancakes and taffy tasting, but there is so much more to the weekend long festival.  There are birds of prey and reptile/amphibian talks; wilderness survival, cooking and woodcarving demos; and of course chickadee feeding.

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Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
March 5 to April 3

Wye Marsh | Come celebrate maple syrup in four conservations surrounding the North GTA. 

• Bruce's Mill Conservation Area (Stoufville) | Click here
• Island Lake Conservation Area (Orangeville) | Click here 
• Kortright Centre for Conservation (Vaughan) | Click here
• Terra Cotta Conservation Area (Halton Hills) | Click here


Maple Syrup | Then and Now
March 26

Orillia Fairgrounds Famers' Market| The Simcoe County Museum will be onsite  at the market with maple syrup equipment and  demonstrations.  Valerie Scott from Sunshine City Chefs  will be on the market filming her show and making delicious  food from maple syrup and other market  ingredients.   A pancake breakfast will be  available for purchase, and donations for the Sharing Place  Orillia Food Bank will be gratefully received.  Free maple  flavoured cotton candy will be given away to the children,  and lots of good food and artisan products will be available.

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Maple Weekend | Sweet Ontario
April 1 - 3

Various location in Simcoe | Simcoe Sugar Bushes are proud to put on their annual Maple Weekend, celebrating all things maple syrup - from horse drawn sleigh rides to pancakes and fresh maple taffy in snow.

See below for a list of locations:

• Desroches Family Sugar Camp | Click here
• Pefferlaw Creek Farms | Click here
• Shaw's Maple | Click here
• Williams Farm | Click here
• Windlee Farm | Click here


Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival
April 30

Elmvale | Enjoy the largest maple syrup celebration around! The Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival celebrates all thing sugary and sweet. From local arts and crafts and various street vendors, to a log sawing competition and pancake eating contest - this weekend is jam packed with great events suitable for the entire family. Enjoy live entertainment, tours of local sugar bushes, a variety of traditional and unique takes on syrupy food and so much more. 

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Annual Buckhorn Maplefest
March 19 - 20, 25 - 27

Buckhorn | For three weekends in a row, the annual Buckhorn Maplefest at McLean Berry Farm provides a fun family escape to enjoy live music, a petting farm, wool spinning, wagon rides, pancakes with the freshest maple syrup, and much more. 

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