Chocolate Binge Festival
Everyone loves chocolate and Annapolis will be celebrating by filling West street with local chocolate vendors ready to help chocoholics get through the holiday season. On Sunday, December 3rd from 12pm to 5pm on the first block of West Street will be the third annual Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival, featuring family friendly entertainment, chocolate, holiday shopping and the lighting of the West Street 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 s'mores 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 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 a 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, Cakes by Rachael, Otterbein Bakery 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 blowing 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 Holiday Light Canopy over West Street
Admission is just a $5 suggested donation for adults (kids are free with parents). Everyone making a donation will get a complimentary hot chocolate from the air stream camper.
Plenty of easy parking is nearby at Whitmore Parking Garage, Gotts Court Parking Garage, Knighton Parking Garage and the State Parking Garage.