Friday, October 28, 4pm: Hot Rocks
The doors to the Puerto Viejo Chocolate Festival open at 4pm. Entrances are free and visitors will be able to sample and purchase the best artisan chocolates and cacao based products 100% Tico made. Come and know the true golden bean of Costa Rica.
Friday, October 28, 6pm: Hot Rocks
For thousands of years people here in Costa Rica have used cacao as a ceremonial drink. We will follow that tradition and have our anual community toast with chocolate. We drink to peace and unity in celebration of the cacao harvest and our beautiful little town of many blended cultures.
Friday, October 28, 8:30 -? pm: Hot Rocks
Every year we not only celebrate the chocolate but we also celebrate our beautiful little town which is full of talent and culture. The chocolate party kicks off with our beautiful arial dancers who train all year long to wow us with their beautiful talent. Visitors can continue the party fuelled with the good vibrations of cacao and chocolate.
Saturday, October 29, 10am: Hot Rocks
The chocolate fair will be the best collection of chocolate makers and artisan cacao products to appear in one place. All of the vendors use only 100% Tico cacao. Visitors can taste and purchase the best artisan chocolates available here in Costa Rica.
Saturday, October 29, 10am -4pm: Caribeans Chocolate Tasting Lounge
This year Caribeans Chocolate Tasting Lounge located in Cocles Beach will be transformed into The University of Chocolate. A stream of workshops will be offered free of charge. These workshops will be offered by experts in their special area covering the whole gamut of the world of chocolate and cacao.
Saturday, October 29, 4-8pm: Restaurante Tamara
One of the favourites of the Puerto Viejo Chocolate Festivals in years past has been the Chocolate and Liquor pairing. Try the finest area chocolates paired with wine, whiskey or rum. Several pairings in each session. Tickets available through Bread and Chocolate firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 29, 8-? : Caribeans Chocolate Tasting Lounge, CRC 5.000
Come and get your cacao buzz on! Starting with a cacao ceremony at 8pm with Hannah Dyson and finishing with the super dance fest! Ready to dance your little heart out? This year Caribeans will hold a cacao dance party! Cacao is a great party enhancer and creates super positive energy. DJ Ari will be mixing the best beats to boogie down all night long! Also Margot Day and Metamorph will perform live! www.Margotday.com. Your entrance includes two double sipping chocolates from Caribeans and all the nibs and fresh cacao fruit you want while the party lasts. We can have a blast without drugs and alcohol, come and try it out! http://facebook.com/bailecacao