Mars Chocolate North America
Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13, 2014
11:00am to 4:00pm
An event for all ages. Vendors focusing on chocolate edibles, fun & crafts for kids including making their own chocolate pizza, demonstrations and many other interesting activities.
Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors will be onsite to demonstrate the historical bean-to-beverage story of 18th-century chocolate using authentic tools including cocoa pods, cocoa beans and nibs, a hot stone metate, winnowing baskets, chocolate drink pots and stirrers throughout the day. Observers will be able to touch, taste, smell, and experience chocolate as it was enjoyed in early America at every demonstration by sampling American Heritage Chocolate® drink. American Heritage Chocolate® is an authentic historic chocolate recipe made by Mars Chocolate North America.
Festival Activities - Children
- Play games and win prizes
- Scavenger hunt w/ prizes
- Build your own Chocolate pizza
Festival Activities - Adults
- Experience chocolate at our vendor booths
- Chocolate creation demo's
- Kitchen tricks with chocolate
- Culinary demonstrations starts at noon.
- Wine & Chocolate pairing
- Beer & Chocolate pairing
Chocolate Festival vendor area, samples, exhibit, and demonstrations included with Maritime Museum Admission purchase.
BUY NOW Maritime Museum Admission ticket purchase.
Fun extras, you can purchase day of event.
Wine & Chocolate Pairings - $12.00
Make you own Chocolate Pizza - $5.00
Maritime Museum of San Diego Members - free.
Members MUST show ID and member card when checking in.
Guest passes, and Seafarers passes are not valid during Chocolate Festival.
Vendor opportunities: click here for vendor application.
Or pay online with your Credit Card: click here for online vendor application.
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