Annual Chocolate Affair

Please note: Booths for purchasing tickets for chocolate sampling and carriage rides and for picking up treasure hunt maps will be inside the Arvada Library in the community room rather than Olde Town Square as previously advertised. You may also purchse tickets for chocolate sampling at DiCicco’s Event Hall, the DNote and the Arvada Historical Society.


Celebrate Chocolate Time in Olde Town Arvada


Location: Olde Town Arvada

When: Saturday, February 8, 2014 ~ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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 – Indulge your love of chocolate and sample delights from more than fifteen chocolatiers at DiCicco’s Event Hall, the DNote and the Arvada Historical Society (Upham and Grandview). Buy six taste tickets for only $5.00 in Town Square between 11:00 and 2:30. Proceeds benefit Ralston House.

The Chocolate Treasure Hunt – Join the adventure and search for clues in Olde Town’s unique stores.  Pick up a map in Town Square and complete your treasure hunt sheet for the chance to win a prize large enough to satisfy a chocoholic’s cravings!  The search begins in Town Square at 11:00 to be completed by 2:30.

The Chocolate Baking Contest – Calling all amateur bakers!  Enter your favorite chocolate chip cookies or chocolate brownies. The contest is open to all ages and first, second and third prize will be awarded for both categories. Drop off entries at DiCicco’s Event Hall between 11:00 and 1:00. See the Related Links on this page for entry forms and more information.

Entertainment for the youngest Choco-beasts – Activities include storytelling and other activities at the library.

Romantic Carriage Rides – Treat your special someone with a romantic carriage ride through Olde Town and marvel at the giant hearts on display throughout Olde Town from 12:00 to 3:00.

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.

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