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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Hosts the 17th Annual Festival of Chocolate

Photo Credit: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Save the date for a chocolate lover’s dream weekend: Jan 20-21, 2024

Calling all the sweet and Chocolate lovers! Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, the historic botanical garden of the world’s premier conservation and education-based gardens, is again opening its doors for the much-anticipated annual Festival of Chocolate. Marking its 17th year, the Festival of Chocolate offers a spectacular two-day extravaganza dedicated to Chocolate in all its forms. Taste your way through chocolate confections, decadent desserts, and savory bites. Enjoy entertainment, activities, classes, lawn games, and demonstrations. Indulge in chocolate pairings with wine and spirits that unlock flavors and delight your palate. Bring your family and friends to explore the Garden and discover one delicious chocolate adventure after another.

2024 Highlights Include:

● Over 15 chocolatiers
● Wine and Cupcake Pairing
● Build Your Chocolate Bar Station
● Mini Chocolate-Inspired Martini Flights
● Bourbon and Chocolate Tasting
● Chocolate Olympics (Fun activities for Kids to embrace their love of Chocolate)
● Food & Retail Marketplace
● Chocolate Education
● Live DJ

Cocoa Lounge:

● Bourbon & Chocolate Tasting: $29
○ Experience the flavor of Chocolate from Kakaozon Chocolate, perfectly paired
with three different types of bourbon
● Mini Chocolate Cocktail Flight: $29
○ Taste 2 mini cocktails perfectly crafted for chocolate lovers.
■ Mudslide Martini
■ White Chocolate Strawberry Martini
■ Espresso Martini

Chocolate Lab

● Wine & Cupcakes $29: Taste red, white, and sparkling wine paired with three different
○ Scheduled times: 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm
● Sweetbar Studio $13: Create your very own chocolate bar! Choose from the colds
provided and decorate it with your favorite toppings
Band Entertainment:
● Saturday: Anama Trio
○ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, 2:00 – 2:45 PM, 3:30 – 4:15 PM
● Sunday: Bryan Trio
○ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, 2:00 – 2:45 PM, 3:30 – 4:15 PM

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