The Elmira Maple Syrup Festival takes place every March in Ontario, Canada. It is held because collecting maple syrup from the sap of maple trees is a TRADICIONAL (tradition) Canadian custom. Days before the festival, ORGANISED (organise) set up a long line of stalls for the outdoor mall, where locals display and sell a wide VARIES (vary) of foods, toys and crafts. They also organise EXCITING (excite) tours to the countryside and treks in the woods. On the actual day of the festival, the big event is the Pancake Flipping Contest. People make delicious golden-brown pancakes and use all kinds of silly utensils to flip them. Participants PARTICULLARY (particular) enjoy taking part in it but it is also very ENTERTAINING (entertain) to watch. The smell of pancakes fills the air and makes everyone feel very HUNGRY (hunger). LUCKILY (luck) there are always plenty of pancakes to go round.