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annual celebrations at the farm

 

COVID NOTE: Masks & social distancing are not required at this time. We are limiting the number of riders to 22 per wagon. As Maybury Farm is on State Land, we will follow all state protocols and may update our requirements.

Saturdays & Sundays, March 5/6, 12/13, 19/20, 26/27 - 2022

Tours depart at 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, & 4:30pm

Farm opens at noon and closes at 5:30pm. 

Making Maple Syrup Tours - MARCH

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Please Note: Maple syrup Tours are dependent on the weather - please call ahead if we are experiencing freezing daytime temperatures, high winds or ice. Weather related closures will also be announced on this website and social media as soon as possible. Thanks for your understanding.

Reservations are NOT required - tickets will be sold at the door. Space is limited! Reservations are recommended for groups of 15 or more. 

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DETAILS:

This engaging tour begins with a wagon ride to the forested area of Maybury Farm. There you will walk into the sugar bush where you'll learn the amazing way sugar maple trees produce sap, why sap flows, how to tap and collect sap from the tree. The wagon will then take you to  the Sugar Shack where you'll learn how the sap becomes delicious maple syrup by watching the process in action! You'll even get to try a sample of the finished product! 
Once your tour is finished, you are invited to warm up in the Maybury Farm General Store where hot drinks and snacks are available to purchase. Pure Michigan Maple Syrup is also available for purchase and we offer free recipes for you to try with your maple syrup at home. It's a fun and educational experience for all ages!

 

COST:

$10 per person, kids under 2 are FREE (must sit on a lap on wagon ride) 

GROUP TOURS:

Group tours are available on Saturday or Sunday for any group of 15 or more paid admissions (over age 2). All group tours must be registered to ensure space. Call (248)704-9211 

to book your private group Maple Syrup Tour!

 

Space is limited for each tour! 

 

We recommend dressing warmly for the Michigan March weather. This is a walking tour and takes place outdoors -please wear appropriate footwear as the woods are often wet and snowy.

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SPONSORS: 

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Eggstravaganza - Celebrate Spring! 

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Saturday, April 9, 2022

10am-1pm

Rain date - Sunday, April 10

DETAILS:

Join us as we celebrate spring with our annual festival! Enjoy egg hunts, StoryTime, face painting, seed planting, fun costumed characters, food trucks and our new farm animals!

 

COST:

$10 per car (cash only) paid at the entrance to Maybury Farm

Event will be held at Maybury Farm with limited free parking at the farm. PLEASE NOTE - parking is also available at Maybury State Park where a yearly passport is required or a daily visitor fee is applied.

Gates open at 9:30am. Farm opens at 10am for activities and egg hunts.

Egg Hunt schedule:

Ages 2-3 - 10am-12:45pm, multiple hunts run throughout the event

Ages 4-6 - 11am

Ages 7-10 - 11:45am

The first 800 children with paid entry wristbands can redeem eggs for a prize bag filled with candy and treats! No reservations - please arrive early - prize bags are limited. Sign up for a raffle to be awarded at 1pm!

Brought to you by:

The Parks Partnership Committee: 

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Presenting Sponsor:

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Sponsors: Genetti's, Community Financial Credit Union, Chamber of Commerce, Provident Dentistry, Orin Jewelers, Hunter Orthodontics, The Wallace Family, Tom Holzer Ford, Meijer, Simply Social Media, Busch's, Absopure Water

 
 

Corn Maze - SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 

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Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, September 9 - October 30, 2022

HOURS: Friday – 5-8pm; Saturday – 10am-8pm; Sunday – 10-7pm

(Corn Maze will not take place during the weekend of the Great Fall Festival - October 8 & 9) 

The last wagon ride to the maze leaves 60 minutes prior to closing

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DETAILS:

The corn maze is a perfect way to visit the farm and enjoy an autumn evening!

 

The full 10-acre family friendly maze will take about 60 minutes to complete while the mini-maze, which is approximately 1-acre, takes about 20 minutes to complete. Each year we feature a new maze design that will include a scavenger hunt!

The Maybury Farm corn maze includes a tractor-driven wagon ride to and from the maze. Pick ups and drop offs are scheduled every 30 minutes. When you've completed the maze, jump back on the wagon and head back to the farm to enjoy fresh, delicious Parmenter's cider and donuts available for purchase in our general store or visit the farm animals.

 

Our barn is open until 7pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so that you can visit with the animals during corn maze. Come on out and enjoy fall on the farm!

 

COST:

$13 per person, including adults. Kids under 2 are FREE. Price includes the farm animals and the wagon ride to the maze and back in admission fee - kids under 2 must ride on a lap on the wagon. 

GROUP RESERVATIONS:

Group reservations are available for the corn maze on Fridays and Saturdays only, September 14 - October 29, from 5-8pm. Call our office at (248) 704-9211 to book your reservations. 

SPONSORS: More information to come

 

Reservations are NOT required at this time. Masks and social distancing are not required, but are recommended.

Requirements are subject to change based on State of Michigan protocols.

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Farm Fest - JUNE 

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

10am-5pm

Rain date - Sunday, June 5

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*Some activities (including face painting, beeswax candle & slime making) require additional ticket purchase: .50 each; 12 for $5; 25 for $10 

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DETAILS:

Join us at the farm for this popular event where you'll find lots of family activities to enjoy!

 

Live Entertainment: Bridge Country Bluegrass

 

Activities: Free activities include seed planting, cow milking game and lawn games; Face Painting, Beeswax Candle Making, Slime Making require activity tickets purchase*.

Games: Piggy Round-Up, Pony Obstacle Course & Steer Roping just to name a few!

Educational Presentations: Including farm animal engagement, pony lunging (exercise) in the arena, fun fact talks about various animals on the farm and more!

 

Demonstrations: Michigan Handspinners Guild - Wool Spinning, Tom McClure - Blacksmithing

 

Plus Delicious Eats & Treats: Food Trucks including Detroit BBQ, D'vine Cookies and Frios Gourmet Pops. Plus, hotdogs grilled on the farm!

 

COST:

$10 per person, including adults or $13 per person including wagon ride. Kids under 2 are FREE. Kids under 2 must ride on a lap in wagon.

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Great Fall Festival OCTOBER 

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Saturday & Sunday , October 8 & 9, 2022

10am-5pm

Reservations are NOT required.

Our weekend festival features live music, activities, games, demonstrations and a tractor drawn wagon ride. You can also enjoy delicious eats & treats from one of the visiting food trucks. In our General Store you can purchase beverages, old time candy & other snacks.

Live Entertainment: More information to come

 

Games: Kiddie Pumpkin Patch, Scarecrow Ring Toss, Apple Basket toss & much more!

 

Plus Delicious Eats & Treats: More information to come

Some activities (including face painting,  pumpkin decorating, beeswax candle making, and s'mores roasting) require additional ticket purchase:
.50 each; 12 for $5; 25 for $10 

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DETAILS:

Join us for our most popular event of the year!

SPONSORS: More information to come

COST:

$10 per person or $13 per person including wagon ride. Kids under 2 are FREE. Kids under 2 must ride on a lap in wagon.

 

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Holiday Fun & Santa Visits at the Farm DECEMBER 

Saturdays & Sundays, December 3/4 &10/11, 2022

Hours are 10am -5pm, last reservation for Santa will be at 4pm

Reservations required

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DETAILS:

Join us for Holiday Fun at the Farm! Children may share their wish list and have their photo taken with Santa in the historic barn, visit the farm animals, shop in the General Store, enjoy holiday music and warm up by the bonfire.

 

COST:

$9 per person, including adults. 

Kids under 2 are FREE. 

Non-refundable - event takes place rain/snow or shine 

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SPONSOR:

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