Chocolate and fun for all ages!
The 11th Annual Chocolate Festival will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neuqua Valley Freshman Campus.
Hosted by 360 Youth Services, guests can enjoy free chocolate samples, see live cooking demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment and participate in family fun activities.
Also a huge attraction each year at the Chocolate Festival is the Sweet Treats Baking Competition. Entrants of all ages enter their baked goods while local judges pick the winners. Then the Chocolate Festival guests get to taste all the entries!
- Saturday, January 18, 2014
- Neuqua Valley High School, Freshman Campus
- 3220 Cedar Glade Drive – Naperville, IL
- 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Adults: $7
- Seniors: $5
- Students: $3
- Children under 5 are FREE
This year’s event is sponsored by:
- Advanced Data Technologies
- Adventures in Learning
- Brennan and Brosnan LLC
- Mercedes Benz of Naperville
- Special Events & Cultural Amenities Fund
- The Rental Place
- 95.9 The River
- Belgio’s Catering
- Naperville Magazine
- Positively Naperville
- The Daily Herald
- The Dolly McCarthy Show
- The Naperville Sun
2014 Chocolate Vendors:
- Cathy’s Sweet Creations
- Cheryl’s Candy N’ Popcorn
- Dark Horse Pastries
- Dove Chocolates
- Le Chocolat du Bouchard
- Little Rinis
- Nothing Bundt Cake
- The Pampered Chef
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
- Sweet Street Candies
- Plus a few more….
11:00 The O’Connell’s Performing Company
11:45 Hoop Flows
12:30 American Martial Arts
1:30 Kidz Kabaret
2:15 Liverpool Acoustic
3:00 Cookie Stacking Contest
Kids in the Kitchen
11:15 Andy Dina – Naperville Fire Department
12:00 Madeline Stephenson – Kendall College
12:45 Tiara Liard – 360 Youth Services
1:45 Carly Drohan – “Sweet Treats” Winner
2:30 Cris Patolot – French Cakes Patisserie
Adults in the Kitchen
11:00 Veronica Porter – “Ask Miss V”
11:45 Terri Jacobs – “Sweet Treats” Winner
12:30 Terrell Cole – Dark Horse Pastries
2:00 Tina Ciccone – The Pampered Chef
This article was contributed by Your Naperville community member, Suzanne Flynn.