Chocolate Lovers Festival

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Chocolate Lovers Logo 2020

 Liquid Chocolate & Cake Walk Chocolate Challenge  Golden Ticket Contest 
Committee
Directions & Parking
 Event Schedule
 Grant  Taste of Chocolate  Sponsors

 


The Chocolate Lovers Festival, an annual two-day festival held on the first full weekend of February, features activities for all to enjoy. In 2020, the festival will be held Friday, January 31 for Liquid Chocolate only from 6-8pm, Saturday, February 1 from 10am-6pm (see schedule of events for times and locations) and Sunday, February 2 from 12-4pm. Join us for the Taste of Chocolate, the Chocolate Challenge, the Kiwanis BBQ Lunch and Craft Show, open houses at historic buildings and much more.

The Chocolate Lovers Festival was developed in 1992 as a joint effort of the City of FairfaxCentral Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Fairfax Coalition, Downtown Fairfax Merchants Association and George Mason University. The purpose of the festival was to draw visitors to Old Town Fairfax, to encourage community participation and to foster cooperation among the city government, the business community and local residents.

The first festival was held in February 1993 and continues an annual tradition with "love of chocolate" as a unifying theme. This popular festival continues to attract chocolate lovers from around the country. 

••••••

Loveworks Sign Chocolate Lovers Festival 2014 007 Chocolate Lovers Festival 2014 295 Professional Cake - 2nd place - Cakes by Shelby 

••••••

 BOV14_badge_Winner

The Chocolate Lovers Festival placed 1st among the Best Food Festivals in the Northern Region by the Virginia Living magazine readers. The Chocolate Lovers Festival has placed for Best Food Festival in the Northern Region from 2012 - 2018 which is every year Virginia Living has held the survey! 

 

••••••

If you have any questions regarding the Chocolate Lovers Festival, please contact Mitzi Taylor with the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation.
Mitzi Taylor
mitzi.taylor@fairfaxva.gov
703-385-7949