Escondido Chocolate Festival - For the Love of Chocolate

08feb12:00 pm5:00 pmEscondido Chocolate Festival - For the Love of Chocolate12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Details

For the Love of Chocolate
Located in Historic Downtown Escondido

Saturday, February 8, 2020
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Stroll in and out of 20+ designated Historic Downtown Escondido shops to sample chocolates paired with wine, beer, spirits or champagne!

Chocolate Making Classes
Free Roses (while supplies last)
Pedicabs or Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Barbershop Quartet Singers
2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Events
Glass Blowing demonstrations
Downtown festival day specials and discounts
Raffle Prizes
and more!

Bring your sweetheart or just your “sweet tooth” to beautiful Downtown Escondido to enjoy the “For The Love of Chocolate” Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through 20+ designated restaurants, shops and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers. Learn to make chocolate and take a romantic Pedicab or Horse-drawn Carriage Ride down Historic Grand Avenue. Plus, don’t miss the 2nd Saturday, Escondido Arts & Culture!

Chocolate Making Classes: $30 – Learn to make chocolate w/ Le Cordon Bleu trained chocolatier, Dayleen Coleman of D’liteful Chocolat. Held at 10:30AM and 12:30PM on 2/8/20 @ Cute Cakes Bakery & Café. Includes wine pairing +$5 bakery voucher


Tasting Passport $40 Early Bird Discount / $50 Full Price
Designated Driver Tasting Passport $30 / 40
Chocolate Making Classes $30


Passport Tasting Tickets can be picked up as early as 11:45 at “Will Call” at Maple Street Plaza and Grand Avenue. The event is from 12:00pm-5:00pm. Chocolate Making Class attendees should check in directly at Cute Cakes Bakery & Cafe.


Presented by: Escondido Downtown Business Association, a 501(c)6. 243 S. Escondido Blvd, Ste. 701, Escondido, CA 92025

Escondido may mean “hidden” but it’s no secret there’s a lot going on here! Located just 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the coast, Escondido is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, craft breweries, unique arts and theatre, delicious culinary experiences and a charming historic downtown. Enjoy our beautiful climate with year-round golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, and fantastic events!
For more info, go to our complete calendar of events!


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Maple Street Plaza, downtown Escondido

200 W Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025