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    2017 Chocolate Lovers Festival

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates:
    February 3, 2017 - February 5, 2017
  • Time:
    Event times vary, check website for details
  • Admission:
    Event admission varies, check website for details
  • Location:
    Various Locations
  • Address:
    Main Street, Fairfax, VA
  • Phone:

The City of Fairfax is hosting the Chocolate Lovers Festival on February 3, 4, & 5 in Historic Downtown Fairfax. This delicious festival features three days of chocolate celebration. Among the events planned each year are the Taste of Chocolate, where chocolate vendors sell their wares to taste and purchase; the Chocolate Challenge, an arts extravaganza where the medium is chocolate; the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, featuring chocolate chip pancakes; children’s activities; Chocolate Covered Fairytales; open house at historic buildings, and much more. Some events require a small fee while other events are free to all visitors. The schedule is subject to change. Please visit for a current schedule of activities or call 703-3857858 for more information.

Friday, February 3, 2017                                                                              
6:00pm-8pm  Liquid Chocolate Tent at Old Town Square - all chocolate drinks NEW!!

Saturday, February 4, 2017
8:00am–1:00pm  Pancake Breakfast, Fire Station 3
10:00am–5:00pm  Chocolate Challenge, TBA
10:00am–5:00pm  Taste of Chocolate, Old Town Hall
10:00am–3:00pm  The Historical Archives, Historic Fairfax Court House
10:30am  Fire Safety Puppet Show, Fairfax City Regional Library
11:00am  Chocolate Caper Mock Trial, Historic Fairfax Court House
12:30pm  So you think you’re smarter than a Lawyer, Historic Fairfax Court House
2:00pm  Kaydee Puppets, Chocolate-dipped Tales, Fairfax City Regional Library
2:30pm  Chocolate Caper Mock Trial, Historic Fairfax Court House
3:00pm-7:00pm  Liquid Chocolate Tent at Old Town Square - all chocolate drinks  NEW!!
3:30pm  Music with Cody & BJ, Be our Valentine, Fairfax City Regional Library
Open Houses: Fairfax Museum, 9:00am–5:00pm Ford House, 10:00am–4:00pm Legato School, 10:00am–4:00pm Ratcliffe-Allison House, 12:00pm–4:00pm
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12:00pm-3:00pm  Construct a Cupcake, Twins Ace Hardware
12:00pm–4:00pm  Taste of Chocolate*, Old Town Hall
12:00pm–4:00pm  Chocolate Challenge, TBA
2:00pm  Chocolate-Covered Fairy Tales, Fairfax City Regional Library
3:30pm  Jonathan Austin, Magic and Juggling, Fairfax City Regional Library
Open Houses: Fairfax Museum, 9:00am–5:00pm Legato School, 12:00pm–4:00pm Ratcliffe-Allison House, 12:00pm–4:00pm
*Doors close 30 minutes prior to end time.