Chocolate Festival

Dates: September 16, 2017

The Chocolate Festival celebrates chocolate's history, science and appeal. This year’s event will focus on the roots of chocolate and the cultural ties between chocolate production and Guatemala.

Several stations for hands-on activities will be featured during the celebration. Guests can:
• make their own cocoa butter lotion;
• sample different types of chocolate;
• participate in kitchen lessons using chocolate as main ingredient;
Timed Events
• and discover through a simulated environment how chocolate pods are picked, fermented, dried, roasted, and blended to make different forms of chocolate.

During the event, a Guatemalan folkloric dance team will perform and a booth with examples of Guatemalan textiles, games and culture will be on-site for the duration of the Festival.

Timed Events:
12:00 p.m.: Chocolate Mousse Demonstration and Tasting
1:00 p.m.: Chocolate Truffles
1:30 p.m.: Chocolate Pie Eating Contest
2:00 p.m.: Chocolate Decorative Flowers
3:00 p.m.: Chocolate Chip Baking Class

Chocolate Festival
  • 321 Chestnut Street
  • Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • to
  • Creative Discovery Museum
  • $