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March 3 - 5, 2023

2022 Family Activities

Celebrate everything chocolate with the whole family. Kids 8 and under enter FREE!

11am – 4pm both Festival Days (Saturday, March 5th & Sunday, March 6th)

  • Face Painting – Create an unforgettable time for your little ones by transforming them into their favorite animals, birds, ferries, or superheroes with the help of amazing artists. Available both festival days.
  • Photo Booth – Strike a pose, make a face, have fun! Our festival Photo Booth is an opportunity to be a child again, or to capture chocolate festival memories for a lifetime.
  • Chocolate Gnome Hunt with Treehouse Books all over downtown Ashland.
  • ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum will offer two hands-on, chocolate-themed STEM activities outside at the Oregon Chocolate Festival venue: The activities are called “Hydrophobic Hot Cocoa” and “Candy Core Sampling.Activities for little scientists will be available at the festival during the following hours: Saturday, March 5, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM & Sunday, March 6, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. More chocolate-themed activities will be happening at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, all weekend long!
  • First Friday Art Walk – downtown Ashland – March 4th only.
  • White chocolate snow adventures on Mt. Ashland – book our Ski Package for the weekend of March 4-6 and receive 1 complimentary OCF day ticket.
  • Chocolate themed art contest at the Golden Grove Collective.
  • Want to smell like cocoa? Stop by Em’z Blendz Soap Co. located on Oak Street in downtown Ashland for some lovely chocolate infused body products including soaps, locations, creams and more.