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Kincardine, Ontario

July 17-19

The Grey Bruce Local is excited to invite you to southern Bruce and northern Huron Counties to: 


“Explore Ontario’s West Coast” - Maple, Sunsets, Memories


 Save the dates!!!


Based out of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Kincardine in Kincardine, Ontario, there will be multiple tour stops and talks for everyone from novice to large commercial producers.  Also a large dealer and vendor display, maple-themed crafts, historic lighthouses, spectacular sunsets, Lake Huron beaches, great food and hospitality, and more!


This website is currently under construction.  Be sure to check back frequently to obtain the most up-to-date information regarding all aspects of the OMSPA Summer Tour 2019 as it is posted.


Visit our Accommodations Page to learn how to reserve your room now!

And be sure to check out our Tourism page as a great 
introduction to this part of Ontario.


This event is open to anyone interested in learning more about maple.


For more information contact:

Nick Bereznick at nickbereznick@bmts.com or 519-934-0391


Events Agenda

Tuesday, July 16 - Pre-Conference

Product Inventory

Vendor set-up 8am-1pm

Coming to town on Tuesday night?

Visit our accommodation page to book your stay!

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Sunset Ice Cream - 7 pm onwards

If you are in town Tuesday evening, enjoy one of Kincardine’s fabulous restaurants for dinner and then come down to Dunsmoor Park at the beach.  Free ice cream will be served up for your dessert.  Provided by The Big Bay General Store who are locally renowned for their delicious home-made ice cream.  Ingredients will include real local maple syrup.  Serving starts at 7:00 pm at the covered picnic shelters.  A great way to visit your maple friends and enjoy a famous Lake Huron sunset!

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Vendor Tent Opens 1:30-8 pm

Hours to be determined by individual vendors


Registration 2-5pm

Registration is open from 2-5. 

Wednesday, July 17


Vendors Fair & Registration 7:30-10:30

Tim Horton's coffee in vendor tent and treats provided by Sobey's Kincardine. 

Chocolate Dessert

Butter tart contest submissions due 7:00 pm


Bus leaves for lunch at Cowbell Brewing Co. & sugar camp stops

11 am sharp!

Cash bar featuring Cowbell’s Maple Beer

Mixed Sandwich Platters


Assorted Desserts

Tea and Coffee



For a fun filled evening come to the OMSPA Auction on Wednesday July 17th at the Marriott Hotel in Kincardine.  It will be held after the Barbecue.  We are looking for auction items to raise money for the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers.  Bring your unusual, antique, baking, etc items.  Let’s have some fun. Come one come all. 

Perfect Picnic

Evening 6 pm-10 pm

Social time, BBQ dinner, vendors tent and live auction at the hotel.

Dinner menu: Caesar Salad with Maple-candied Bacon


BBQ Gourmet Hamburgers   

Deli-made Maple Sausage     

Maple Baked Beans


Potato Salad


Apple Pie with Maple Crust

Coffee and Tea


Maple Syrup Contest

Submit your entries!

Read the full contest rules here.

Thursday, July 18

Audiovisual Conference

AGM 7:45-8:45

Open to everyone.

Conference Room

Board of Director's Meeting 4:45-5:45

At the hotel in Huron Room.

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Speakers & Painting Workshop - 8:45 -11:15 am

Learn more about the workshop

and our speakers

Social time, banquet, Silent auction, awards and presentations 6:00 onwards

Dinner menu: Mixed Baguettes with whipped butter and maple butter

Triple A Top Sirloin

Roast Chicken

Seasonal Beans with Citrus Maple Glaze

Seasoned Roast Potatoes

Tomato, Feta and Cucumber with Balsamic Maple Marinade





Coffee and Tea


Buses leave for lunch and sugar camp stops 11:10-11:30

Lunch menu: Maple BBQ Pulled Pork

Pulled Jackfruit (for vegetarians)

Leaf Salad (with strawberries & Maple Balsamic dressing)

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad (with Maple bacon bits)

Homemade Potato Salad

Veggie Trays


  • Extreme Maple Slab Cake

  • Maple Chocolate Mania Cake



Friday, July 19

Female Lecturer

Speakers & Vendors' tent 8:00-11:00

Learn more about our speakers


Buses leave for lunch and visit to three sugar camps - 11:15 am

Lunch menu: Pulled Chicken (with Maple BBQ sauce)

Vegetarian Option provided

Pretzel Buns & Kaiser Rolls

Spinach Salad (with Maple Balsamic Dressing)

Pasta Salad

Coleslaw (oil based)

Veggie Tray


Fruit Tray

Dessert Variety (including Maple themed desserts)

  • Cheesecake Bites with Maple Glaze

  • Maple Sweet Marie Bars

  • Maple Cookies

  • Maple Tarts

  • Small plate of gluten-free desserts



Get in Touch

Nick Bereznick



Thanks to our amazing sponsors!

As hosts of the 2019 OMSPA Summer Tour, the Grey-Bruce Local would like to recognize the support and generosity of all those who have sponsored or donated to this year’s Summer Tour and our auction.


Aprons ’n More - Aprons for auction

Big Bay General Store - Maple ice cream

Blyth Festival Theatre - Voucher for theatre tickets for auction

Bob and Mary Beth Gray - Website design voucher by WREN digital services

Bob Lesperance - Walking Sticks

Caframo - Desk mount fans for auction

Carole Richards Gilbert - Original painting for auction

Farm Credit Canada - Eco bags

Fred and Jan Bobenkerk - Cheeseboard and Knife for auction

Iconix - Halo light for auction

Ivan and Gail Cranston - Custom printed note pads

Lapierre - Note pads for goodie bags

Nuclear Waste Management Organization- Pens, flashlights and eco-bags

Princess Auto Owen Sound- Various items for auction

Sobeys Kincardine - Snacks in the vendor tent and 2 Health Breaks

Sugarhill - Name badge holders

Tim Horton’s Kincardine - Wednesday morning coffee

Trillium Insurance (through Brokerlink) - Eco-bags



Thank you to all who have advertised in this Tour Book or generously donated their time to making the 2019 OMSPA Summer Tour a success.

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