Above: Promotional image of Mars Chocolate at the 2nd Annual Chocolate Festival on Saturday & Sunday May 4 & 5, 2013 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.
2nd Annual Chocolate Festival is an event for all ages. Vendors focusing on chocolate edibles, fun & crafts for kids including making their own chocolate pizza, demonstrations and many other interesting activities.
Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors will be onsite to demonstrate the historical bean-to-beverage story of 18th-century chocolate using authentic tools including cocoa pods, cocoa beans and nibs, a hot stone metate, winnowing baskets, chocolate drink pots and stirrers throughout the day.
Observers will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience chocolate as it was enjoyed in early America at every demonstration by sampling American Heritage Chocolate® drink. American Heritage Chocolate® is an authentic historic chocolate recipe made by Mars Chocolate North America.
Festival Activities - Children:
- Play games and win prizes
- Scavenger hunt w/ prizes
- Build your own Chocolate pizza
Festival Activities - Adults:
- Experience chocolate at our vendor booths
- Chocolate creation demo's
- Kitchen tricks with chocolate
- Culinary demonstrations starts at noon
- Wine & Chocolate pairing
- Beer & Chocolate pairing