For The Love of Chocolate - Escondido Chocolate Festival
For The Love of Chocolate, Escondido Chocolate Festival is back!
Located in Historic Downtown Escondido
SATURDAY, FEB 11, 2017
1PM - 5PM
Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to beautiful Downtown Escondido to enjoy the "For The Love of Chocolate" Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through Downtown Escondido various designated restaurants, shops and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers. Take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride down Historic Grand Avenue. Plus, don't miss the 2nd Saturday, Escondido Art Walk!
FREE TO PASSPORT HOLDERS:
Long Stemmed Roses (while supplies last)
from 2 Blushing Blooms
Horse & Carriage Rides 1-5pm from Design Moe
Introductory Dance Lessons 2, 3 & 4pm from Arthur Murray
Sweet Raffle Drawings @ 5:15 Including: Bellamy's Restaurant, Vintana's Restaurant, SIP Wine & Beer, Distinction Gallery, Rosemary-Duff Florist, A Delight of France, Kettle Coffee & Tea, Simply Grand, Roynon Museum of Paleontology, Something Old Something New & Wyndham Resorts
*Gourmet Chocolates Paired with Local Fine Wines
*Gourmet Chocolates Paired with Local Craft Beers
*Restaurant Inspired Chocolate Tastings
*Romantic Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
*Valentine Treats, Specials & Treatments at Downtown Spas & Restaurants
*2nd Saturday Art Walk: Free Entry. Many galleries and museums, all within a 10-block walking area in downtown, open their doors and feature art works from both world-renown and emerging artists, along with artist's workshops and exhibit openings, live music and refreshments.
$35 Purchased prior to 5pm on 2/10/17
$45 Purchased on 2/11/17 at Will Call
DESIGNATED DRIVER (No Alcohol)TICKETS:
$20 Purchased prior to 5pm on 2/10/17
$30 Purchased on 2/11/17 at Will Call
"Will Call" (Located on Maple St. Plaza)
Must be age 21+
HOW IT WORKS:
Attendees purchase tickets Passport which includes 1.) a tasting glass, 2.) a bag filled with swag, coupons and information from participating Grand Avenue Businesses and 3.) a Passport map indicating each Tasting Location.
Attendees obtain their Passport from Will Call located on Maple Street Plaza and then stroll, at their leisure, to each of the 20+ tasting locations to sample chocolate or a chocolate dish paired with either wine, beer or champagne. Attendees must drink any alcoholic beverages prior to leaving each location which allows you to meander through and get familiar with each business while enjoying your chocolate adventure!
Presented by the:
Escondido Downtown Business Association
Portions of the proceeds from this event will be used to promote Historic Downtown Escondido as a shopping, dining and entertainment destination.
Downtown Escondido (View)
Maple Street Plaza
Escondido, CA 92025
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|