Wed. Feb 21st, 2024

Don’t miss Bowers Museum’s fourth annual International Festival of Chocolate hosted by LA’s Chocolate Guru, Dr. Lee Scott Theisen, on Sunday, Jan. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.



In addition to their regular occurring free family festival, visitors can indulge in chocolate samples from boutique chocolatiers, including Marsatta Chocolate, Sweet Duet Chocolate, Open Road Candy Co., Letterpress Chocolate, Tawdi, Zise Chocolate, and the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center Los Angeles

Event Schedule

Key Courtyard

11 AM – 3 PM                      Free Family-Friendly Art ActivitiesArt Projects: Chocolate BoxFace-painting Chocolatier Booths with Free Samples and Chocolate for PurchaseOngoing Chocolate Mole Cooking Demostration by Chef Martin
11 AMFREE Lecture | Location: Norman Kershaw Auditorium
‘A Brief History of Chocolate’ with Dr. Lee Scott Theisen, LA’s Chocolate Gure. Free tastings samples for leture attendees.
12 PMMusic Performance by Marimba Tropical
12:30 PMMusic Performance by Electra Azteca
1:30 PMDance Performance by Moana Nui
2 PMMusic Peformance by Marimba Tropical 

Parents: Don’t miss a special ticked tasting workshop at 3 pm held in conjunction with the 5th Annual Chocolate Festival! Learn more: Marsatta Chocolate Tasting Experience

Additional funding is provided by Specified General Fund for the Museum Grant Program under the California Cultural and Historical Endowment. Special thanks to Schools First Federal Credit Union, whose lot is available for overflow parking until 3:30 pm. 

Click here to download the full 2024 Festival Schedule.

The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 North Main Street, in Santa Ana. They have two paid parking lots onite and a block south.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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