For The Love of Chocolate - Escondido Chocolate Festival
FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE
Escondido Chocolate Festival
Located in Historic Downtown Escondido
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019
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!
HOW IT WORKS:
Each attendees purchases a Passport Ticket which includes:
1.) Tasting Glass
2.) Swag Bag filled with goodies, coupons and information from participating Grand Avenue Businesses
3.) 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!
FREE TO PASSPORT HOLDERS:
- Long Stemmed Roses (while supplies last) compliments of Simply Adina Floral
- Horse Drawn Carriage & Pedicab rides, 1-5pm compliments of Design Moe
- Glass Blowing Demonstrations from Stone & Glass
- Sweet Raffle Drawings!
- 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.
Every attendee who returns their passport to Will Call, will automatically receive a raffle ticket to be entered in the Sweet Raffle Drawing!
PASSPORT TASTING TICKETS:
$40 If purchased prior to 5pm on 2/08/19
$50 If purchased on 2/9/19 at Will Call
DESIGNATED DRIVER (No Alcohol) TASTING TICKETS:
$30 If purchased prior to 5pm on 2/08/19
$40 If purchased on 2/9/19 at Will Call
CHOCOLATE MAKING CLASS TICKETS:
$25 (Class limited to 24 attendees.)
This 60-90 minute class is an optional add on to the Passport Tasting Ticket.
Learn to make chocolate with Le Cordon Bleu, London trained pastry chef and chocolatier, Dayleen Coleman of D'liteful Chocolat.
This unique experience includes a wine pairing and a fun 1.5 hour hands-on chocolate workshop where you will use professional equipment, along with natural quality ingredients to make gorgeous filled chocolates. You will finish off by packaging your creations into beautiful, professional gift boxes to give to a loved one or keep for yourself.
Also includes a Voucher of $5 off any breakfast or lunch at Cute Cakes Bakery & Cafe will be given to all attendees of this Chocolate Making Workshop and may be used before or after class.
Class held 2/9/19 and will begin promptly at 11am. Class located at Cute Cakes Bakery & Cafe located at 345 W. Grand Ave, Escondido.
For ages 21 years old +.
Note: At check out, please include any allergies or special requirements we should be aware of.
Limited Space! Class sizes limited to 24 people.
"Will Call" (Located on Maple St. Plaza between Grand Avenue and Valley Parkway)
Must be age 21+
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.
Thank you for supporting Historic Downtown Escondido.
Downtown Escondido (View)
Maple Street Plaza
Escondido, CA 92025
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|