Annual Chocolate Affair


Celebrate Chocolate Time in Olde Town Arvada


Proceeds Benefit Ralston House Child Advocacy Center

Location: Olde Town Arvada

When: 2016 Date TBD

Chocolate! Chocolate!  Chocolate!  It’s a love affair with everything chocolate. Bliss out on tasty delights and have fun in Olde Town.

Produced by the Arvada Festivals Commission and Historic Olde Town Arvada, this tasty event features good treats and fun, including:

The Taste of Chocolate - There will be four locations where you will find our chocolatiers; Arvada Library (57th and Webster), Rising Church Gym (directly south of the library), Historial Society (Grandview and Upham) and the School House Kitchen & Libations (formally DiCicco's at Olde Wadsworth and 57th Avenue) to sample delicious chocolate - based food and drink and face painting and balloon artistry for little chocolate lovers.   Tickets are $1 each or 6/$5, tickets also available at tasting sites - Proceeds benefit Ralston House. Purchase your tickets at one of those four locations.

The Chocolate Treasure Hunt - Pick up your clues in Olde Town Square from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Search for clues in Olde Town businesses and compete for great prizes.  Return completed form to Olde Town Square.

The Chocolate Baking Contest -  Rising Church Gym 11 a.m. - Enter a plate of six samples in the “Chocolate Chip” cookie or “Chocolate Brownie” category. Prizes awarded.  Winners announced at 2 p.m. You do not need to pre-register.

Entertainment for the youngest Choco-beasts - Arvada Library from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for story time and kids activities.

Carriage Rides - 12 - 3 pm.  Pick up by library.  Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child and kids under 3 are free.

Chocolate producers and retailers are invited to join the event as a vendor by calling 303-420-6100. For more information about the event, call 720-898-7403.

For more information call 720-898-7403 or 303-420-6100.

To purchase a personalized lamp post heart to hang in Olde Town visit the HOTA website HERE.

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