Chocolate Fest 2017

Historic Downtown Long Grove proudly presents another weekend dedicated to two of life’s sweetest pleasures – Chocolate Festival presented by Long Grove Confectionary May 19th, 20th, and 21st!

Historic Downtown Long Grove’s quintessential festival kicks off the season each year with three days dedicated to old-world charms, family frills and delicious chocolate.  Only at Chocolate Fest do life’s most delectable cravings come together with live music to conjure up a time bygone.  It’s where children roam the village in search of chocolate treasures (during the Chocolate Scavenger Hunt) while parents zig zag after them in and out of boutiques hunting for their own hidden gems.  It’s where local vendors dot cobble-stone streets wheeling out chocolate-infused creations, everything from chocolate pudding pie pops to burgers with chocolate sauce.  At the Kid Zone, young souls forget about their phones in lieu of throwback fun, with interactive activities like pie-eating contests, potato sack races, dancing and the bubble show stealing their attention.

Presented by Long Grove Confectionery, Chocolate Fest 2017 will introduce new features like a chocolate demo tent and additional satellite parking lots to add to the continuous music on multiple stages and inviting historical backdrop that makes this festival an annual fan favorite.

(All Merchant & Food Vendor spots are filled)

Location:
Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047

Dates/ Hours of Operation:
Friday, May 19:  11am- 11pm (free preview from 11am- 2pm)
Saturday, May 20:  10am – 11pm
Sunday, May 21:  10am – 6pm

FRIDAY  May 19
Band times
ARRA 9pm – 11pm
Gooroos 6:30 -8:30pm
Cowboy Jukebox 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Semple & Valentine 2:30 – 4:00pm
Mallory Lennon Trio 12pm – 2pm
SATURDAY  May 20
Band times
Wedding Banned 9-11pm
97Nine 7 – 8:30pm
EZFM 5 – 6:30pm
Ginger Road 3:00 – 4:30pm
Blues & the Abstract Truth 1:30 – 2:30
School of Rock 12pm -1pm
SUNDAY  May 21
Band times
Mr. Myers 4pm – 6pm
Martini Lunch 2pm – 3:30pm
Gussied 12pm – 1:30pm

Admission:
$5 per person per day, kids 12 and under get in free.

Parking is FREE at all public lots:

Stempel Municipal Lot – 360 Historical Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047

Archer Lot – 343 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Kildeer Countryside Elementary School – 3100 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

 

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