CHOCOLATE!

Chocolate smells will soon be filling the air. Around Ohio, many chocolatiers’ will be working overtime to create some of Ohio’s most delicious chocolate treats.

 

 

CHOCOLATE LOVER’S WINE TRAIL 
Dates: Friday, February 8-9 and Februay 15-16, 2019
Time: Noon – 6PM
Location: Wineries along the Vines & Wines Trail
Ashtabula and Lake Counties
Tickets required. (Sponsor Ohio Wine Producers)
For more information click here.

Take along the love of your life, a BFF, or few close friends or family members, and travel this self-driving tour of wineries throughout northeast Ohio! At each stop, you’ll enjoy wine samples and a chocolatey nibble. Yum! Then, at a designated stop you’ll also receive a chocolate trail gift and a souvenir glass!

Local Visitor Bureau
Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 

 

 

 

CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA
Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 3pm-5pm
Location: Coshocton County Career Center
23640 Coshocton Co. Rd. 202, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
740.622.0326 | website

Annually, local bakers & professional pastry chefs create fine chocolate desserts for the Pomerene Center’s chocolate fundraising event. And annually our guests are treated to an abundance of choice from tables of cakes & tortes, cheesecakes & pies, and candies & other sweet treats. Musical entertainment and art exhibit included.

 

 

 

CHOCOLATE CRAWL – Willoughby
Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Location: 1 Public Square, Willoughby, Ohio
To purchase tickets – click here.

“Ticket price will include your passport that lists all participating locations and their dish. As you get your sample, that location will mark it off your passport and you can move onto the next one. You can go in any order you’d like. Ticket price does include the sampling of all the food from each location.”

CHOCOLATE FEST CLEVELAND
Date: March 9, 2019
Time:  4pm-7pm
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
chocolatefestcleveland.com
“An event for everyone. Come to the biggest Chocolate event of the year. There will be chocolate vendors through out providing samples of all their goodies, a chocolate fountain, a cash bar and a port/dessert wine tasting table.”

LAKEWOOD CHOCOLATE WALK
Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 6pm-9pm
Location: Downtown Lakewood
14701 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, Ohio 44107
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THE CHOCOLATE AND WINE WALK
Date:  April 27, 2019
Time:  11am-5pm
Location: Various locations, Vermilion, OH
website

Cost $20 | Take a stroll through downtown Vermilion while sampling chocolate treats and/or wine as you visit the quaint shops. Present your ticket at the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce to get a map of participating businesses and an event wristband. Wristband is required for chocolate sampling and wine tasting.

 

 

 

CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ FEST
Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 1PM-5PM
Location: Apostolic Restoration Center
303 W. 4th Street, Genoa, Ohio 43430
419.855.8258 | Facebook event page. 

What a perfect way to celebrate this Valentine’s Day by surrounding yourself with some of the finest chocolate sensations we have to offer. Goodies to sample include cakes, candies, brownies, fudge, truffles and other delicious chocolate concoctions. Not only will you be able to indulge in the delicious homemade confections, but you will be supporting Community Christian Academy and the Apostolic Restoration Center. There will also be a raffle with a variety of door prizes!

 

 

MAIN STREET KENT CHOCOLATE WALK
Date:  February 9, 2019
Time:  Noon – 4pm
Location: Downtown Kent, Ohio

On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Chocolate Walk will take place in downtown Kent. Ticket holders will “check in” between 12PM and 4PM at the Destination Kent Visitor Centre (located at 201 E. Erie St.) to pick up their Chocolate Walk maps, “passes,” and bags to collect their chocolate treats. Then, at their leisure, guests can stop at over twenty participating businesses to gather a chocolate surprise while shopping, having lunch, coffee, and/or drinks along the way.

Chocolate Walk tickets are $25 each (plus Eventbrite fee), and will go on sale Monday, Jan. 7 at 12PM (noon) at www.eventbrite.com. Two hundred fifty tickets will be available. All ticket holders will be entered in a drawing for the grand prize: an overnight stay at the Kent State Hotel & Conference Center, dinner for two, and complimentary parking. Winner must be at least 18 years of age; alternate prize for winner under 18 years of age will be a $150 gift card. Drawing will be held on Monday, Feb. 11. 

This is an all-weather event and tickets are non-refundable. All chocolate treats are donated by participating businesses and event proceeds will benefit Main Street Kent in support of ongoing efforts to promote, beautify and preserve downtown Kent.

 

 

 

 

SWEET STUFF: THE STORY OF CHOCOLATE
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 11:30AM-2PM
Location: Canton Museum of Art, Wilkof Courtyard
1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, OH 44702
Tickets

Join us as Kim Kenny, Curator at McKinley Museum, presents the history of chocolate – complete with samples for all guests!

Ticket includes program and full catered lunch. Vegetarian option available upon request.

 

 

 

HUDSON’S CHOCOLATE WALK
Date: February 9, 2019
Time:  11am-5pm
Location: Downtown Hudson, OH
$20 per ticket – 200 tickets available.
Visit DestinationHudson.com for more information.

WINE, CHEESE, AND CHOCOLATE, DARLING
Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: Akron Civic Theatre
182 S. Main St.,m Akron, OH 44308

Tickets

Celebrate life’s little pleasures at Akron Civic Theatre’s Wine, Cheese & Chocolate, Darling! This unique and immersive tasting event will showcase 45 different wines, both domestic and international. Patrons will enjoy wines from dry to sweet, white to red, champagne to port — and even a few of the trendy new “Outside the Bottle wines. Tastings will be paired with 21 different cheeses and chocolates presented by local purveyors. Elaborately themed tables will enchant guests, and recommended tasting flights will help everyone navigate to the wines they’re most interested in trying.

 

Looking for places to buy Ohio chocolate?
Check out our list here.