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annual celebrations at the farm

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Saturdays & Sundays, March 11 - April 2, 2023 

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

Farm opens at noon and closes at 5pm. 

Making Maple Syrup Tours - MARCH-APRIL

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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!

Private Group Reservations are available for groups of 15 or more paid admissions on Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30am & 12pm. Cost for a private tour is $12 per person. The maximum number of paid participants is 125. See below for more information.

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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. Children under 2 are FREE (must sit on a lap on wagon ride) 

GROUP TOURS COST: $12 per person (children under 2 are FREE, must sit on lap)

Group tours are available for any group of 15 or more paid admissions (over age 2) Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30am and 12pm. All group tours must be registered to ensure space. Call Alison (248) 374-0200 ext. 110 to book your private group Maple Syrup Tour! PLEASE NOTE: the maximum number of participants for any tour at the farm is 125.

 

Space is limited for each tour: please be at the wagon loading area 15 minutes prior to your assigned tour time - we cannot accommodate late arrivals. The wagon ride to and from the Sugar Bush is included in your admissionWe recommend dressing warmly for the Michigan March weather. Please wear appropriate footwear as the tour is a walking tour and takes place outdoors where the woods are often wet and snowy.

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Eggstravaganza - Celebrate Spring! 

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Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023

10am-1pm

Rain date - Sunday, April 16

DETAILS:

Join us as we celebrate spring with the annual festival! Enjoy egg hunts, face painting, seed planting, crafts, coloring, fun costumed characters, food trucks Good Sense Coffee and All City Dogs and our new farm animals!

 

COST: $5 per person, children under 2 are FREE . (CASH ONLY PLEASE)

Event will be held at Maybury Farm with limited free parking at the farm. PLEASE NOTE - parking is also available at Maybury State Park - a valid Recreation Passport is required on all vehicles entering a state park.

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!

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Brought to you by the Parks Partnership Committee: 

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Age 4-6 Egg Hunt Sponsor

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Age 7-10 Egg Hunt Sponsor

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Age 2-3 Egg Hunt Sponsor

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Reservations are NOT required at this time.

Farm Fest JUNE 

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Date: Saturday, June 3, 2023

10am-5pm

Rain date - Sunday, June 4

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DETAILS:

Enjoy spring on the farm! Farm Fest is Maybury's spring festival where you can see our new baby animals, learn to plant seeds properly for a successful start to your garden & share the fun activities with your family! 

Live Entertainment: Bridge County Bluegrass Band - 12-3pm

 

Activities: face painting, seed planting, make a pinecone bird feeder & a watercolor & flower craft just to name a few!

Games: egg & spoon race, farm animal ring toss, pony obstacle course, feed the cow game, horseshoes & farm animal roundup for ages under 2 plus farm animal cornhole, tic tac toe, milking cow, steer roping, checkers, Jenga, tractors & a fun photo op area for the family!

Fun & Educational Presentations & Demonstrations: blacksmith, animal engagement, fun facts about our farm animals on our second stage, horse education in the arena & more!

Plus Delicious Eats & Treats: Good Sense Coffee & Kona Ice food trucks; Hot Dog grilling (food requires additional purchase)

 

COST:  Festival Only - $12; Festival & Wagon Ride - $15. Children under 2 are FREE - must ride on a lap in wagon. All games & activities INCLUDED in ticket cost.

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1st Annual County Fair AUGUST 

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Date: Saturday, August 12

HOURS: 10am-5pm

DETAILS:

Join the fun on the Midway at our Old Fashioned County Fair fundraising event!  Games, demonstrations, music, animals on parade & activities (all included in your ticket price) will keep you entertained! Delicious eats & treats will be on hand (additional purchase required). If you have a special recipe, enter our baking competition (registration and nominal fee required) - win braggin' rights & a blue ribbon at the County Fair!

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Live Entertainment: The Whiskey Charmers - 12-3pm

Demonstrations:  Mill Race Village, Jack Spitza/Blacksmith

Games & Activities: facepainting, animal engagement & parade, sack races, "lucky duck" pond, cake walk and more!

Local Crafters: Crafts available for purchase plus unique gifts in our General Store

Delicious Eats & Treats: PizzaPazza, Apple Spice and Kona Ice food trucks; Hot Dog grilling, cotton candy (food requires additional purchase)

Baking CompetitionPlease download and read the Baking Contest flier for more detailed information. Return completed Baking Competition Registration/Entry form and payment information by email to: farmteam@mayburyfarm.org (please scan and send - DO NOT TAKE A PICTURE OF THE REGISTRATION FORM to send via email!) or by mail to: Maybury Baking Competition, c/o Northville Community Foundation, PO Box 560, Northville, MI 48167.

 

COST: Fair and farm - $12; Fair, farm & wagon ride - $15. Children under 2 are FREE - must ride on a lap in wagon. All games, demonstrations & activities are INCLUDED in ticket price.  Reservations are not required.  

 

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Corn Maze - SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 

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Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, Dates: October 6 - October 29

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

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 enjoy autumn on the farm!

 

The full 9-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. Pickups 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. Members - $8Children under 2 are FREE. Price includes the farm animals and the wagon ride to and back from the maze and back - children under 2 must ride on a lap on the wagon. Purchase tickets the day of, at the farm. 

GROUP RESERVATIONS:

Group reservations are available for the corn maze on Fridays and Saturdays only, September 29 - October 29, from 5-8pm. Call our office at (248) 374-0200 ext. 110 to book your reservations. 

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Great Fall Festival - SEPT/OCT

Saturday & Sunday, 2023 - Date: September 30 & October 1

10am-5pm

Tickets available at the door the day of the event with or without the maze. Come on out & enjoy our Fall celebration!

Our weekend festival features live music, activities, games, demonstrations, a tractor drawn wagon ride to the corn maze plus delicious eats, treats & beverages from one of the visiting food trucks plus old time candy & other snacks in our General Store.

Live Entertainment:
Saturday, 12-3pm The Whiskey Charmers  

Sunday, 12-3pm Bridge County Blue Grass Band

 

Games: kiddie pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, Corn racers, Apple Skeet ball, Pumpkin slingshot, & hippity hop obstacle course. 

 

Activities: face painting, pumpkin decorating, Home Depot Bldg. kits, crafts & more are all included in your admission fee!

 

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DETAILS:

Join us for our most popular event of the year!

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Delicious Eats & Treats: food truck Good Sense Coffee, Kona Ice, Pizza Pazza, Keaiks Food Truck, Big Kahuna Burger, Maybury Farm BBQ & Parmenter's Cider & Donuts

 

Blue Ribbon Contests:

Chili Cook Off - Saturday am - Please download, read  & complete the Chili Cook Off Contest Registration/Entry Form for more detailed information. Farm Animal Themed Pumpkin Carving - Saturday pm: Please download, read & complete the Pumpkin Carving Contest Registration/Entry Form  for more detailed information.

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Baking Competition - SundayPlease download and read the Baking Contest flier for more detailed information and complete Baking Competition Registration/Entry form.

Return completed Registration Forms and payment information by email to: farmteam@mayburyfarm.org (please scan and send - DO NOT TAKE A PICTURE OF THE REGISTRATION FORM to send via email!) or by mail to: Maybury Baking Competition, c/o Northville Community Foundation, PO Box 560, Northville, MI 48167.

 

COST:​ Festival, games & activities - $12 per person; Festival, games, activities plus wagon ride & corn maze - $20 per person.

Children under 2 are FREE - must ride on a lap in wagon. Games & activities are INCLUDED in ticket cost. PLEASE NOTE: last wagon ride leaves at 4pm

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Holiday Fun & Santa Visits at the Farm - DECEMBER 

Saturdays & Sundays, December 2 & 3, 9 &10, 2023

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

PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are required & available starting 11/1/23!

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DETAILS:

Enjoy holiday music & decorations, crafts, farm animals & shopping in our General Store. Visit with Santa in his antique sleigh in our century-old barn where Santa's Elf will be on hand to help you snap a family photo! Drop your letter to Santa in our North Pole Mailbox, and don't forget to warm up at the bonfire!

 

COST:  $10 per person (all persons age 2 and over require a ticket)

Children under 2 are FREE. 

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

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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: All purchases including tours, parties, camp, online farm market, reservation tickets and general admission are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.  Ticket(s) are valid only on the selected date.

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