Schedule

2017 Festival Schedule
#ORChocoFest

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

FESTIVAL KICKOFF EVENTS

5:30–7:00pm    Social Hour in the Stardust Lounge at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites.

Live music, beer and wine, appetizers and chocolate! View assembly of this year’s chocolate sculpture, and more. $10 (Complimentary with reservation to the Chocolate Maker’s Dinner)

5:00–8:00pm   Chocolate-themed First Friday Art Walk, by the Ashland Gallery Association

6:30–9:00pm    Chocolate Maker’s Dinner Grand Ballroom/Ashland Springs Hotel, $75 inclusive

8:00pm              15% off Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows (use discount code “chocolate”)

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

11:00–5:00pm    Oregon Chocolate Festival Expo, Day 1, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

11:00–2:00pm    Chocolate Product Competition – product submission and judging

11:30–4:00pm    Chef Demos, Workshops and Panel Discussions throughout the day

4:45–5:00pm      Best Chocolate Competition results announced

5:00–6:30pm     SPA PARTY (Price and details TBA)

8:00pm             15% off Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows (use discount code “chocolate”)

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

10:00am                Charlie’s Chocolate 5K Run/Walk Ashland Hills Hotel parking lot start & finish

11:00–5:00pm     Oregon Chocolate Festival Expo, Day 2, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

11:30–4:00pm     Chef Demos, Workshops and Panel Discussions throughout the day

4:30–5:00pm       People’s Choice Awards announced & the Awards Ceremony

8:00pm                  15% off Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows (use discount code “chocolate”)

ALL WEEKEND:
Chocolate Spa Treatments at Waterstone Spa

Chocolate Theme echoed by Local Businesses

 

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CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL TICKETS
Friday Social Hour $10//Saturday $20//Sunday $20
Two-day pass (Sat & Sun) $30
Children 8 years old and under are Free

CHOCOLATE PRODUCT COMPETITION – Categories & Judges:
Best Non-Traditional Use of Chocolate
Best Traditional Use of Chocolate
Best Raw Chocolate
Best Chocolate Candy (Best Marriage of Chocolate and Candy)
Best Truffle
Best Use of Chocolate in a Baked Good
Best in Show – Judges’ Choice (automatic entry for all vendors)
Best Student Chocolate Creation

JUDGES:
TBA