Ride the Butter Tart Trail this Fall!

September 10-11, 2022 | Midland and area


Butter Tart Trail

Get active, support local and eat delicious butter tarts on the Butter Tart Trail, on September 10th and 11th!

Small businesses in Midland and the surrounding area will be awaiting you, selling a variety of butter tarts and butter tart inspired food creations, building on the success of Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival. which is hosted in Midland every year, in June. 

This is a ‘choose your own adventure’ style, independent ride.

Using the map, you can start where and when you want, and bike along any portion of the route at your own pace! 


Mark your calendar for Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2023


Butter Tart Festival Midland


55 KMS

(each way – mix of road & trail)

OR ride the full 160 KM Simcoe County Loop Trail


Butter Tart Stops

11 food shops

Days to Ride

2 days

Saturday, September 10

Sunday, September 11


Plan Your Cycling Route

We have developed a custom cycling route for the Butter Tart Trail weekend, incorporating some tasty, locally made butter tart stops along the way. Ride part of the route or the whole thing – it’s your butter tart fueled adventure!

The map is a guide, listing potential butter tart stops. Do not feel obligated to complete the full route.

Things to note:

The route is a mix of on-road, gravel and trail.

Roads will not be closed for this event.

Please follow the rules of the road.


Tag @cyclesimcoe and @buttertartfestival in an Instagram post while you are at your favourite butter tart location in Simcoe County for a chance to win a signature ‘I Love Bikes and Butter Tarts’ t-shirt!

*Participants will be contacted by Instagram DM by @cyclesimcoe, to collect your mailing information. Shirts will be mailed 4-6 week following the event.

Butter Tart Festival Tshirts
Butter Tart Festival