Everyone loves chocolate and Annapolis’ will be celebrating by filling West Street with local chocolatiers ready to help chocoholics get through the holiday season. On Sunday December 3rd from noon to 5pm on the first blocks of West Street will be the third annual Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival, featuring family friendly entertainment, chocolate, holiday shopping and the lighting of West Street’s BGE Holiday Light Canopy.
Start off the December holidays season with some fun and indulge your sweet tooth at the third annual Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival, to benefit the Annapolis Arts District and We Care and Friends. The day is loaded with family friendly fun. There is a giant gingerbread house moon bounce for the kids, a giant snowball run where you can race your friends, you can roast marsh mellows and make smores at the fire pit in the middle of West Street with the Annapolis Fire Department, get a balloon animal, drink hot coco with the police department and visit Santa. Santa will be collecting new toys, coats and hats for the We Care and Friends Holiday Party for local kids in need.
Take a chocolate tour along West Street with two dozen vendors selling various chocolate specialties , including chocolate caramels, cakes, chocolate bars, truffles, fudge, cookies, candies, hot chocolate, fondue, martinis and more. Some of the local and regional chocolatiers include Dear Coco Chocolate, Salazon Chocolate, Tuxedo Hill Chocolate, Heritage Chocolate, Moonshine Chocolate, Kilwins Chocolate, Cakes by Rachael, Otterbein Bakery, Annapolis Caramel Company, CoCo Couture, Happy Chicken Bakery, Foxtrot Chocolates, Sweet Heats Patisserie, Moondance Cookies, Parfections Chocolates, Sweet Piggy, Harper Macaw and more.
You can also complete your holiday shopping at the holiday market at the Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival featuring dozens of local craftspeople with a wide range of handmade items including jewelry, pottery, candles wood turnings, glass ornaments and more. Plus visit the galleries and shops in the Annapolis Arts District and ithroughout Annapolis for other unique gifts.
The entertainment starts off at noon on 2 different stages on West Street with a grand finale at 5pm with the grande illumination of the BGE Holiday Light Canopy over West Street
Admission is just a $5 suggested donation for adults (kids are free with parents). While supplies last, everyone making a donation will get a complimentary Hot chocolate from the PoPo at the air stream camper.
Plenty of easy parking is nearby on at Whitmore Parking Garage, Gotts Court Parking Garage, Knighton Parking Garage and the State Parking Garage. Plus the free Circulator bus will bring you right to the festival.
The Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival is brought to you by the Inner West street Association and managed by Evans Management LLC. They also bring you the First Sunday Arts Festivals, Annapolis Fringe Festival, Dinner Under the Stars and manage the Annapolis Arts District.
For more information please visit www.annapolischocolatefestival.com