Chocolate is loved by so many people all over the world, and what better way to enjoy it than to attend a chocolate-themed event? If you're a chocoholic looking for some new activities, then look no further! From festivals and workshops to tastings and classes, there are plenty of events that bring together the joys of chocolate.
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While you've got your calendar out, be sure to add these important national chocolate day dates to it!
Chocolate Events & Festivals in the UK
Chocolate lovers rejoice! There are a multitude of amazing events, festivals, and activities around the UK, dedicated to the wonderful treat that is chocolate. From chocolate tastings to chocolate-making classes and beyond, there is something out there for everyone looking to indulge in the sweetness of this beloved food. Whether you are a true chocoholic or just looking to have some fun, attending one of these incredible experiences is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.
|Yorkshire Chocolate Festival||15 October 2022||Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield||£5 per adult; £3 per child, with optional paid-for sessions available . More info|
|ChocFest||19 to 20 November 2022||Livestock Market, Melton Mowbray||£5 per adult; under 16's free. More info|
|York Chocolate Festival||6 to 10 April 2023||Parliament Street & Shambles Market, York||Free, with optional paid-for sessions available. More info|
|National Chocolate Week||16 to 22 October 2023*||Nationwide||Not an event per se, but expect lots of offers and deals ,|
|Black Friday||24 November 2023||Nationwide||Not an event per se, but expect lots of offers and deals ,|
* Provisional date
The Chocolate Show, London, was last held in 2017. I'm hopeful it will return in the near future, but I'm not sure it will see the light again. As soon as I hear anything, I'll share it here.
Global Chocolate Events & Festivals
Travel loving chocolate lovers won't miss out! Get ready to indulge in some sweet events that celebrate the delectable treat we all love. From festivals to activities, there's something for everyone when it comes to chocolate events around the world. Whether you're looking to sample some of the world's best chocolates or just want a fun outing with friends and family, these exciting gatherings are sure to satisfy any craving.
|Northwest Chocolate Festival||Seattle, USA||5 to 6 November 2022||To be confirmed. More info|
|ChocolART Tübingen||Tübingen, Germany||29 November to 4 December 2022||To be confirmed. More info|
|Eurochocolate Perugia||Umbriafiere Center, Perugia, Italy||24 March to 2 April 2023||€8 (mid-week) or €10 (weekend) per adult; €4 (mid-week) or €5 (weekend) per child (10-17); children under 10 are free. More info|
|San Francisco Chocolate Salon||San Francisco, USA||2 April 2023||$25 per adult. More info|
|Big Island Chocolate Festival||Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii||28 to 29 April 2023||From $89 per person plus fees and tax. More info|
|Grenada Chocolate Fest||Grenada, Caribbean||16 to 21 May 2023||Prices vary per session. More info|
|EuroBean Chocolate Festival||Rochsburg Castle, Germany||4 to 6 August 2023||From €5, depending on day. More info|
|Salon Chocolate & Cocoa World Trade Center Mexico City||World Trade Center, CDMX, Mexico||7 to 9 September 2023||To be confirmed. More info|
|Le Salon du Chocolat||Porte de Versailles, Paris, France||28 October to 1 November 2023||To be confirmed. More info|
|Black Friday||Global||24 November 2023||Not an event per se, but expect lots of offers and deals ,|
|Le Salon du Chocolat||Pier 36, Manhattan, New York, USA||To be confirmed||To be confirmed. More info|
|Chocoa Chocolate Festival||Amsterdam, Netherlands||10 to 11 February 2024||To be confirmed. More info|