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Carolina Chocolate Festival

Carolina Chocolate Festival

Celebrate chocolate and charity! During your stay at the Beaufort Hotel, visit the 21st Annual Carolina Chocolate Festival that takes place February 3 & 4, 2024 at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City. This charitable event includes a variety of chocolate themed events over the weekend.

The main Chocolate Festival event features vendors from across North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia who tempt festival goers with an assortment of all things chocolate. From chocolate cakes to fudge, truffles and even chocolate wine, chocolate lovers can indulge in a variety of delectable treats!

Other fun activities at the Carolina Chocolate Festival include a Pro/AM cake bake off as well as a JRs Cupcake Wars, for ages 10-16.

Proceeds from the festival support local charities throughout Carteret County each year.

Locals Recommend

“The Pro AM Bake Off competition is always a favorite among chocolate fans!”

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Event Details

  • Date & Time: Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4, 2024, various times
  • Location: Crystal Coast Civic Center, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Distance from Hotel: 16 miles