Celebrating Charity & Chocolate

February 3-5, 2017 at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City, NC

Schedule of Events

Chocolate Festival

Saturday Feb 4, 2017  9:00am-6:00pm

Chocolate Vendors galore! Wall to wall chocolate cakes and tortes to chocolate bars and ice cream, the event offers more than a sampling of everything chocolate. Join in the fun of the hourly pudding eating contest! Chocolate door prizes given away.. Buy your festival chocolate bar… did you win the GOLDEN TICKET? Golden Ticket GRAND PRIZE TRIP TO HERSHEY PARK for 4!! Tickets are $9.00 for Adults, $2.00 for kids 5-12 (kids under 5 are free)

Pro/Am Chocolate Fantasy Challenge

Friday Feb 3, 2017

Do you think you make the best chocolate dessert in North Carolina? The categories this year are cakes and cupcakes. Professionals and amateur divisions will be judged separately. Click here for more details entry form. Winners will be announced following day at festival.

Cocoa 5k/Fun Run

Saturday Feb 4, 2017

8:00am (7:00 am check in)
Crystal Coast Civic Center
$25 per person/$45 per family of 4

Chocolate Spa

Saturday Feb 4, 2017

Enjoy 90 minutes of relaxation and chocolate. Includes a Table Massage, Reflexology (feet/leg), and Aroma Therapy. Grab your friends and book your appointments together now. Limited space available! $79 per person with proceeds benefiting the charities of the Chocolate Festival. February 4, 2017 from 8:45am – 2:45pm by appointment only on the waterfront at Carteret Community College.

Live Auction of Pro/Am Competition Cakes/Cupcakes

Saturday Feb 4, 2017 10:30 am/12:30 pm/2:30 pm

All the entries from the Bake Off will be auctioned off for the benefit of the local charities! Be sure to bid on your favorite luscious chocolate dessert!


Saturday Feb 4, 2017 10:30 am/12:30 pm/2:30 pm

Be sure to see the parade of scrumptious desserts made for the Pro/Am Bake Off


Sunday, Feb.5, 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm

Pudding eating contest and more!
Tickets are $9.00 for adults, $2.00 for kids
5-12 (kids under 5 are free). Active duty Military
personnel will be given free admission on Sunday
with military ID.

How the Carolina Chocolate Festival began

This festival, a charitable organization (a 501-C3), was the brainchild of the late John Green, who had the vision of partnering local non-profit agencies together, hand-in-hand, to organize an event where they all could reap the benefits and enjoy CHOCOLATE!  Read more…

A Big Thank You to our Sponsors!

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