8th Annual Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival


The 8th annual Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival, hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Women's Club will again be held at the beautiful Cocoanut Grove on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Sunday, January 18, 2015 from 1-4 pm.

Nominations and voting for Chocoholic-of-the-Year will be in January.

Purchase tickets online and avoid waiting in line.

You can purchase tasting tickets, souvenir glasses for wine tasting, cupcake decorating tickets and Chocolate Festival aprons. You can also donate directly to the scholarship fund. Tickets are also available to purchase the day of the festival as long as supplies last.

Purchases made BEFORE January 1, 2015 will receive in your will call envelope a $20 gift card from Cococlectic, a craft Bean-to-Bar club. For more information about this amazing offer, go to www.cococlectic.com

At the festival, you will also enjoy browsing and purchasing gifts from the amazing silent auction, trying your hand at cupcake decorating (for the young at heart), and listening to soft and enchanting jazz music. It will all round out a beautiful afternoon of fun and chocolate goodness.

Net proceeds from this event are used to help fund scholarships for deserving re-entry students.

Tasting tickets are $15 for six tastes (online or in person).
Wine glass and one taste - $5
Cupcake decorating - $4
Face painting - $4

Generous contributions from donors and members make it possible for the Women's Club to continue to support scholarships for future generations

Support us by making an additional contribution or by becoming a member.
All proceeds will go to support re-entry scholarships.

Location details: 

The Cocoanut Grove at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Directions and Parking:
The Cocoanut Grove is about a 75-minute drive from San Francisco, 45 minutes from the Monterey/Carmel area, and 30 minutes from the San Jose area.

To get to the Cocoanut Grove, take Highway 17 or scenic Highway 1 to Santa Cruz and follow the street signs to Santa Cruz Beach.

Parking is available at the venue. Parking is free if the Boardwalk is closed due to weather. There is a cost for parking if the Boardwalk is open.

Admission details: 

Tasting tickets are $15 for six tastes (online or in person).
Wine glass and one taste - $5
Cupcake decorating - $4
Face Painting - $4

Admission is free, but you must purchase tasting tickets to enjoy delicious chocolate.

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Event dates: 
01/18/2015 - 1:00pm