The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel will host this year’s D.C. Chocolate Festival. Come out on April 28 for complimentary tastings and more!After highly successful and sold-out events in its first two years during 2016 and 2017, the D.C. Chocolate Festival is back on April 28. This festival features tastings, workshops and more! Organizers are expecting more than 1,500 people to attend, while vendors on-site will represent the entire spectrum of chocolate makers. Tickets are now on sale via Eventbrite. They cost $25 per guest, granting you entry into one of two sessions happening during the day -- the first session is from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and the second is from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Guests can gain entry into both sessions for an additional $10. [caption id="attachment_8332" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Courtesy of Eventbrite[/caption] The morning session will be more geared towards kids and families, while the evening session will feature things like a whiskey and chocolate pairing class and cash bar.
[caption id="attachment_8366" align="aligncenter" width="804"] Courtesy of D.C. Chocolate Festival[/caption] Sample products made by more than 40 chocolate makers as well as the opportunity to purchase vendors’ products after sampling them. Vendors include Potomac Chocolate of Maryland, D.C. Chocolate makers J Chocolatier as well as foreign producers of gourmet chocolates like El Ceibo of Bolivia and several others. Festival venue Marriott Wardman Park is located on 2660 Woodley Road, Northwest in the beautiful Woodley Park neighborhood. Click here for more information. What do you think? Will you be attending the D.C. Chocolate Festival? Have you gone in previous years? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to save some chocolate for us!