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Chocolate Festival At San Diego Botanic Garden


  • WHEN Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA
    Map | Website
  • AGES 2+
  • COST Free - $12

Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival. Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more. This family-friendly event also features lots of children’s activities and a variety of Mother’s Day gifts. “Tasting” tickets will be sold on site.

- Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings from our many chocolate vendors
- Demonstrations about Chocolate
- Children’s Activities for ages 2 - 12
- A variety of Mother’s Day gifts

Chocolate Taste Tickets
Purchase at entrance to Chocolate Area.
Tasting prices vary.“Tasting” tickets starting at $1 will be sold on site the day of the event.

Cost: Free with admission or membership, plus tasting and children's activity tickets as desired.

Craft Activities for Children of All Ages
- Make a one of a kind Mother’s Day card, featuring a digital picture of yourself, and your individual artwork
- Create a fancy spring hat from a brown bag, fabric flowers, leaves, and ribbons
- Build a colorful butterfly from cloth pins, coffee filters and dot markers
- Make a dream catcher from pipe cleaners, string, feathers and beads
- Paint a garden themed plaster ornament with acrylic paints and sprinkle with glitter
- Pot a small succulent plant, and decorate the terra cotta pot with wood shapes, beads and ribbons

Material fee between $1 and $3 depending on craft.

View the list of vendors on the SD Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival page.

Location: San Diego Botanic Garden- 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas CA Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.


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