Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa | 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI 96738
“Indulge your Senses” is this year’s Big Island Chocolate Festival theme! It is presented by the non-profit Kona Cacao Association (KCA) and proceeds will go to the Hawaii Institute of the Pacific Agriculture, Kona Dance and Performing Arts and Keahole Center for Sustainability.
Culinary demonstrations for the home cook, cacao growing and processing seminars by industry experts, a new VIP-PLUS pre-gala Sunset & Pupu Pairing and a festive evening gala with culinary booths, chocolate fountain, entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and some surprises! Guests can enjoy unlimited wine, beer and a custom spritzer by Ola Brew, iced tea and coffee. At the gala, a panel of invited judges and attendees will again vote on best sweet and savory selections while culinary stations will vie in a contest for Best Decorated Booth to this year’s sensory theme. A photo booth will provide fun, playful props geared to the “Indulge the Senses” event theme.
General Admission Gala ticket is $99
VIP-PLUS ticket is $189.