Running from 11 a.m. to noon, the official launch is free and open to the public. Taking place at the stage area in the Farmers’ Market food court, the event will include free hot chocolate samples, a showcase of participating vendors (TotaliTEA, Analog Coffee, Blenz Coffee, The Main Dish, Kaffeeklatsch, and last year’s winner, The Bean Shop), and the official “inaugural sip” to formally commence the festival.
The month-long festival offers up an enticing menu, featuring inventive and limited editions hot chocolates, from a range of Calgary-based cafés, restaurants, and chocolatiers. A total of 29 participants will be crafting some of the best and most unique hot chocolates to support Calgary Meals on Wheels.
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest – Official Launch Event
When: Saturday, January 30, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77 Avenue SE
Price: Admission is FREE!