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Chocolate Lovers 2017

Events Schedule

The Chocolate Lovers Festival events are on February 3rd, 4th, and 5th2017. Festival events are suitable for all ages and all locations are handicap accessible. All of the events are located in the heart of the City of Fairfax including the City of Fairfax Regional Library, Fire Station 3, Old Town Hall, Historic Fairfax Courthouse.
 
The two largest events are the Chocolate Challenge and Taste of Chocolate
NEW Chocolate Challenge location, 10427 North Street (Corner of North Street & University Drive)

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  • Some events require a fee, and other events are free to all visitors. These events can be identified on the schedule by a $, and the prices listed below the event.
  • Due to the nature of the Chocolate Lovers Festival, sanitary food conditions are of the highest priority. For this reason, and the comfort and safety of all participants, there are no animals allowed inside any event site. Certified service animals, as defined by the ADA, are of course an exception.

The Chocolate Express provides free shuttle service between event locations during the festival.
All shuttles on the route are fully accessible. The Chocolate Express will run on Saturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm and on Sunday from 11:45am to 4:30pm.

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2017 Events Schedule

Friday –  February 3, 2017 ….. ($) = COST ASSOCIATED)

NEW! Liquid Chocolate Tent! (Old Town Square, 3999 University Drive)....................... 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kick off the best weekend of the year in Fairfax City with all the liquid chocolate your heart could desire. This heated tent will host different types of chocolate soda, chocolate wine, chocolate beer, hot chocolate, desert wine pairings, chocolate milk and more! Don't miss out on this great new addition to the festival! Visa & Mastercard accepted at this event. Free Admission; Alcohol Tasting - $2; Non Alcohol Tasting - $1. Liquid Chocolate Flyer.


Saturday –  February 4, 2017
….. ($) = COST ASSOCIATED)
THE CHOCOLATE EXPRESS BUS RUNS BETWEEN EVENT SITES FROM 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 

Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale ($) (Fire Station #3 / University Drive) ................ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Open House - Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center  (10209 Main Street)................... 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Fairfax Story and Chalkboards to Smartboards

Child Fingerprinting by Fairfax County Sheriff’s Dept.
(Historic Fairfax Courthouse – 4000 Chain Bridge Road)................................................ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Historic Records & Archives (Historic Fairfax Courthouse – 4000 Chain Bridge Road).. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Open House – Legato School (corner of Chain Bridge Road & Judicial Drive) ............... 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ford House Open House - Historical Exhibit & Chocolate Treats
(3977 Chain Bridge Road)  ........................................................................................... 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Taste of Chocolate ($) (Old Town Hall – Corner of Main Street & University Drive)
Visa & Mastercard accepted at this event. (doors close @ 4:30 pm)   .................. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Chocolate Challenge and Silent Auction ($1 Admission)....................................... 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

2017 Grant Recipient (Every1CanWork d/b/a Cameron’s Chocolates) Exhibit
(City of Fairfax Regional Library) ................................................................................... 10:00 am –12:00 pm

City of Fairfax Fire Department Life Safety Puppet Show (City of Fairfax Regional Library) ..... 10:30 am

Harley Eye Candy Photos (City of Fairfax Regional Library) ........................................ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Chocolate Caper Mock Trial-  Little Miss Muffett
(Historic Fairfax Courthouse – 4000 Chain Bridge Road) .................................................................. 11:00 am

Tours and Chocolate Treats – Ratcliffe-Allison-Pozer House
(10386 Main Street --Main Street between Old Lee Highway and University Drive) ........  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

City of Fairfax Fire Department Life Safety Puppet Show (City of Fairfax Regional Library) ..... 10:30 am

City of Fairfax Fire Department Life Safety Puppet Show (City of Fairfax Regional Library)....... 12:00 pm

So You Think You’re Smarter Than A Lawyer? 
(Historic Fairfax Courthouse –4000 Chain Bridge Road)  .................................................................. 12:30 pm

Chocolate Dipped Tales w/KayDee Puppets (City of Fairfax Regional Library)............................... 2:00 pm

2017 Grant Recipient (Every1CanWork d/b/a Cameron’s Chocolates) Exhibit
(City of Fairfax Regional Library) 
..............................................................................2:00 pm –5:00 pm

The Chocolate Caper Mock Trial-  Little Miss Muffett
(Historic Fairfax Courthouse – 4000 Chain Bridge Road)...................................................................... 2:30 pm

NEW! Liquid Chocolate Tent! (Old Town Square, 3999 University Drive)............... 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy all the liquid chocolate your heart could desire. This heated tent will host different types of chocolate soda, chocolate wine, chocolate beer, hot chocolate, desert wine pairings, chocolate milk and more! Don't miss out on this great new addition to the festival! Visa & Mastercard accepted at this event. Free Admission; Alcohol Tasting - $2; Non Alcohol Tasting - $1. Liquid Chocolate Flyer.

Be Our Valentine:  Music with Cody & BJ (City of Fairfax Regional Library) .................................  3:30 pm

 

Sunday – February 5, 2017 ….. ($) = COST ASSOCIATED)
THE CHOCOLATE EXPRESS BUS RUNS BETWEEN EVENT SITES FROM 11:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Open House - Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center – The Fairfax Story and Chalkboards to Smartboards
(10209 Main Street) ..................................................................................................... 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Open House – Legato School (corner of Chain Bridge Road & Judicial Drive).............. 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Taste of Chocolate ($) (Old Town Hall - Corner of University Drive & Main Street)
Visa & Mastercard accepted at this event. (doors close @ 3:30 pm)  .................. 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Chocolate Challenge & Silent Auction ($1 Admission) 
(silent auction bidding ends @ 2:30 pm)   ........................................................... 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tours and Chocolate Treats – Ratcliffe-Allison-Pozer House
(10386 Main Street –Main Street between Old Lee Highway and University Drive) ........  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Construct a Cupcake ($)
(Twin’s Ace Hardware - 10310 Main Street, 2nd Floor) Minimum donation of $1.00 per cupcake
(all monies will be donated to the National Children’s Medical Center) ............................ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cake Walk (Old Town Square) ...................................................................................... 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

2017 Grant Recipient (Every1CanWork d/b/a Cameron’s Chocolates) Exhibit
(City of Fairfax Regional Library) .................................................................................. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chocolate Covered Fairy Tales” w/Storyteller Gary Lloyd (City of Fairfax Regional Library) ......  2:00 pm

Magic and Juggling with Jonathan Austin (City of Fairfax Regional Library) ................................ 3:30 pm 

 

 

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