Maple Express


Children 23 months and under FREE

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Maple Express

Dates & Time:

  • Tickets: March 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2020
  • School Groups: March 20 & 27 2020 (morning)
  • Homeschool Groups: March 20, 2020 (afternoon)

March is MAPLE MONTH in New Hampshire so come join us on our horse-drawn Maple Express. Charmingfare Farm has created an event for the whole family to experience maple sugaring on a working farm. Everyone loves the taste of New Hampshire’s maple syrup!

Horse-Drawn Rides Horse-Drawn/Tractor Train Ride
Our draft horses or tractor train will transport you to our authentic sugar shack to meet the Sugar Maker.

Sugar Shack Authentic Sugar Shack
Check out our fully functional authentic Sugar Shack. There’s a lot to learn inside!

Sugar Shack Tour Sugar Shack Presentation
Take a look at how a real sugar shack operates and learn about all the equipment involved in sugar making.

Maple Tree & Tapping Maple Tree & Tapping
Learn about the trees themselves and the proper way to tap them for their delicious sap!

Taste Testing Taste Testing
Your mouth will water when you take your first bite of the syrup on our buttery silver dollar pancakes.

Visit Our Animals Visit the Animals
The Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn will be available for your children to visit with their animal friends.

Maple Products Maple Products
Maple Candies, Maple Sugar, Maple Coffee, Maple Cotton Candy and more will be available in our gift shop. Don’t forget to prepare your shopping list for your family and friends.

Space is limited be sure to reserve your seat on the Maple Express today!

Purchase Animal Feed and Smore Kit online and save money!

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Disclaimer: Events and/or Activities Policy


It is extremely important for the safety of everyone you take a moment and read our requirements.

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You Should Know

  • "Check in Time"
    Example: 1:00pm → 2:30pm
    Your check in time in the example above is 1:00pm. Our staff CANNOT check you in any earlier and arriving LATER will not allow you time to participate. We expect you will be with us for a time span of 1:00pm → 2:30pm.
  • During the month of March conditions on a farm can be unpredictable. Please plan for either snowy or muddy conditions by wearing appropriate footwear. Boots are strongly recommended!
  • Our horses will transport you to and from the Sugar Shack.
  • There is a bonfire surrounded by picnic tables. You may bring along your own refreshments to enjoy.
  • We serve silver dollar pancakes for guests to taste test the syrup. Please do not consider this a meal.
  • During your visit our barns housing our agricultural animals are available for guests.
  • Sled Runners or Wheels?
    The condition of our trails determines whether or not we use sled runners or wheels. (Sleighs need a 6 inch base of packed snow.)


Question: How do I know what DATES & TIMES are available?
Answer: Choose a ticket option in the first drop-down box, then "Pick a Date". Under the "Pick a Schedule" drop-down you will be presented with times and availability. If you wish to purchase continue the booking process to the checkout page and complete the transaction.

Question: Can a promotional code or discount be applied to Schools or Homeschool groups booking?
Answer: No, Schools and Homeschool groups are already at a reduced rate.

Question: What age are children admitted for FREE?
Answer: Children who are 23 months and under do not need a ticket.

Question: Do you offer a Military discount?
Answer: Those individuals (Active or Retired) who have a valid military identification with an actual photograph are admitted FREE. We can only accept documents with a photograph.

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