St. Michaels ChocolateFest
The First Annual St. Michaels ChocolateFest will be held the first weekend in March on Friday, March 1st thru Sunday, March 3rd.
The St. Michaels ChocolateFest and will include restaurant chefs conjuring up amazing delectable special menu items to showcase chocolate inspired dishes and desserts. Our inns and bed and breakfasts will feature chocolate inspired get-away packages...chocolate spa treatment anyone? Chocolate lovers will enjoy strolling throughout the Town of St. Michaels to indulge in thousands of chocolate concoctions on Saturday, March 2nd from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during the Chocolate Crawl, sampling amazing artisan chocolates, desserts, locally crafted wine, beer and spirits.
Chocolate Crawl tickets are LIMITED! Please Pre-Purchase Chocolate Crawl Tasting Tickets thru Thursday, Feb 28th at 5pm! (ONE TICKET per TASTING- Sold in packs of 5) HERE
WILL CALL TICKET PICK-UP: GUILFORD & COMPANY 101 N. Talbot Street
St. Michaels ChocolateFest Events
Chocolate Crawl - Saturday, March, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Rain or Shine event
1st Annual St. Michaels ChocolateFest, Saturday March 2, 2019 Chocolate Crawl tasting tickets (ONE TICKET per TASTING- Sold in packs of 5)
Each ticket may be redeemed at participating Tasting Venues listed below during the Chocolate Crawl during the hours of 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Choose from thousands of amazing chocolate concoctions, desserts, candies and drinks at participating tasting venues throughout the Town of St. Michaels.
Limited tickets will be available for purchase the day of the event starting at 10:00 a.m. at two locations Guilford & Company (101 N. Talbot Street) and Kemp House (412 S. Talbot Street)
Chocolate Crawl tickets are LIMITED! Please Pre-Purchase Chocolate Crawl Tasting Tickets thru Thursday, February 28 @ 5pm (ONE TICKET per TASTING- Sold in packs of 5) HERE
Pick up your pre-purchased tickets Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Will Call located in Guilford & Company 101 N. Talbot Street.
Tickets will be available for purchase on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Guilford & Company or Kemp House.
Chocolate Crawl Tasting VenuesChocolate ganache cheesecake lollipopsBlack and white chocolate tuxedo cookiesChocolate smores browniesChocolate peanut butter bread pudding
Dulce de Leche – Creamy, milky caramel surrounded by luscious milk chocolate.
Aztec Gold – Deep, dark chocolate ganache infused with cinnamon.
Bacon – Smooth milk chocolate ganache center is filled with hickory smoked bacon and enclosed with a dark chocolate truffle shell.
Red Velvet - Creamy milk chocolate ganache center infused with all natural cake batter flavor and then totally covered with Belgian white chocolate truffle shell.
Barrier Island Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dark Chocolate Macaron with Coffee Rum Buttercream
Langenfelder Pork Brownies with Cajeta Caramel & Pecan Roca
Whiskey & Chocolate Caramel with Pink Salt
Chocolate & Beet Surprise
Chocolate Raspberry truffles
Dark or Milk Chocolate sea salt caramelChocolate waffle coneChocolate butter cookie batterSalted caramel and chocolate covered popcornChocolate raspberry mousseTrio of chocolate barksSalted caramel chocolate tart bites
Simpatico Italy's Finest Wine & Chocolate Venue - Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 - 104 Railroad Ave
Purchase Wine-Liqueur-Spirits-Chocolate & Cheese Tasting Tickets here
Be prepared for two days of chocolate delight from 11 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd!
Join us in our heated tent and in the shop for special paired tastings of fabulous wine, chocolate, liqueurs, spirits, cheese & more! Enjoy 5 ($8) or 10 ($15) Tastings of hand-selected wines, liqueurs and spirits paired with fabulous chocolates and Italian cheeses. You will be presented with 5 or 10 tickets or more, based on your total ticket purchase, when you check in for registration at Simpatico. The tickets can be used to redeem for the equal number of Wine-Liqueur-Spirit-Chocolate-Cheese tastings offered at our venue.
PLEASE NOTE: Saturday only - Chocolate Crawl tickets can be redeemed for chocolate tastings only in the Simpatico tent.
Simpatico is offering a lineup of their favorite Italian red, white and sparkling wines and Dark and White Chocolate liqueurs and Spirits to taste with Italian chocolates and cheeses, all especially paired for your delight. You can learn about how to pair the various types of chocolates with wines, cheeses, and spirits. They will also have regional artisan Chocolate makers with their delightful chocolates to taste and purchase under their heated tent. And finally, they are offering tastings of their Italian Chocolate Desserts, Biscotti, Cookies, and more! Don’t miss out on the fabulous offerings at Simpatico's venue during St. Michaels ChocolateFest.
Pairing event tickets are LIMITED, purchase Wine-Liqueur-Spirits-Chocolate & Cheese Tasting Tickets here .Chocolate-Wine-Liqueurs-
Spirits-Cheese we will be tasting in Simpatico's heated tent and in the shop on Saturday and Sunday. Attendees can choose which tastings to try out of the selections offered. Saluti! Gemma di Luna Moscato White Chocolate w/ Cranberries & Pistachio Gemma di Luna Prosecco White Chocolate "Feeling" - Bianco Single Piece Gemma di Luna Pinot Grigio Piave Cheese Emporium Appassimento Tindy Asolo Dolce Chocolate Cream Asiago Pressaro Lignum Red Blend La Suissa Dark Chocolate La Tur Cheese Sicalia Nero d'Avola - Merlot Milk Chocolate Hearts w/Hazelnut Cream Piece Red Fire Zinfandel Dark Chocolate w/Gianduia Filling Single La Giuva Amarone Baby Nuss Dark Chocolate Whole Hazelnut Single Piece La Giuva Valpolicella Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti Table 2 - Banfi/Republic Banfi Rosa Regale La Suissa 70% Chocolate Bar Via Rosa La Suissa 70% Chocolate Bar Col Di Sasso Sidari Milk Chocolate w/Pistachio Bar Piave Cheese Banfi Belnero Sangiovese Reserve "Mixed Nuts" Milk Chocolate w/Nut Cream Single Piece Camembert Cheese Love Story Rose Sidari Dark Chocolate w/Whole Hazelnuts Bar Love Story Pinot Noir Milk Chocolate Hearts w/Hazelnut Cream Single Piece Maschio Sparkling Rose Milk Chocolate "Feelings" w/Coconut Single Piece Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka "Flowers" Hazelnut, Cocoa & Coffee Creams - Single Piece Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka Cocktail Milk Chocolate "Feeling" w/Coconut Single Piece Dolce Nero Espresso Liqueur "Flowers" Hazelnut, Cocoa & Coffee Creams Single Piece Van Gogh Raspberry Vodka Cocktail Milk Chocolate "Feeling" w/Coconut Single Piece White Chocolate Liqueur Francescano Hazelnut Chocolate Biscotti Dark Chocolate and Rum Liqueur Francescano Hazelnut & Chocolate Square Single Limoncello Francescano Sidari White Chocolate Bar w/Lemon Perfectus Rosso Cab-Merlot Grisbi Wafer with Chocolate Cream Salice Salentino Negroamaro Reserve Dark Chocolate Baci Single Piece Silk and Spice Red Blend "Mixed Nuts" Milk Chocolate Single Piece Pecorino w/ Black Pepper or Pistachio Sandemans Port Wine Gorgonzola Dolce 70% Dark Chocolate Bar Tawny Port Wine Chocolate Goat Cheese Ramazotti Apertivo Rosato White Chocolate "Feeling" Single Piece
More Specials during ChocolateFest weekend March 1 - 3, 2019
Half Price Dessert: Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Smith Island Cake and their famous 1/4 Pound Chocolate Chip Cookie
Bistro will be featuring chocolate inspired dinner and brunch offerings all weekend as well. Open for dinner at 5pm on Friday and Saturday, and brunch from 10am - 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. ChocolateFest specials at Bistro St. Michaels offering chocolate muffins, croissants and scones at brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Blue Heron Coffee 500 S. Talbot Street
Two free pumps of chocolate with coffee purchase
Special dessert menu all weekend including chocolate truffles, chocolate cheesecake and spiked Hot Chocolate.
Broken Rudder Sportswear 103 S. Talbot Street
Chocolate Festival Special
Draw a chocolate kiss for 10% Off total purchase* or a Brackish Life Koozie
*purchases $20 and over
ChocolateFest Special menu items
Adult Chocolate Milk
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Chocolate French Toast
Gina's Cafe 605 S. Talbot Street - Menu link here
ChocolateFest Special menu items
Starter: Oyster Salad Panko crusted oysters on a bed of fresh greens, with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, and mango salsa, Drizzled with a chocolate picada sauce and balsamic glaze
Tasty Main Dishes
Delectable Dilla- Dilla with wild mushrooms, mystic Salsa, goat cheese Mozzarella, basil jerked shrimp with a red wine Chocolate drizzle.
Orange Grilled Salmon Tacos- Grilled salmon with a honey orange glaze served with arugula, mango salsa and cheddar and topped with a homemade chocolate glaze.
To-Die-For Desserts! Nutella Xangos, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Chocolate fondue served with fresh fruit
Cocktails for everyone! (21 or older we mean)
Chocolate Martini Made with Bailey’s, vanilla vodka, shaken with ice and a bit of chocolate syrup. Then, we top it with chocolate shavings!
Snickers Bar You’re Not yourself when you’re thirsty! Try this hazelnut treat, it tastes just like the candy bar!
Mexican Hot Chocolate A sweet treat, with a touch of heat! Our traditional Mexican hot chocolate recipe will keep you nice and warm. Especially once we add the tequila!
Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill Mulberry Street
Chocolate Pie, Martinis and Lava Cake
Lyon Distilling Company 605 S. Talbot Street (in the Old Mill district)
Complimentary samples of our rich mocha Coffee Rum which is infused with Rise Up Coffee and chocolate shells from DC chocolatier Chocotenango!
St. Michaels Inn 1228 S. Talbot Street
Come to St Michaels and enjoy ChocolateFest March 1-3, 2019. St Michaels Inn is offering a special weekend package that includes red wine and chocolate, and a two-night room stay only $200. We are excited to offer an extra add on chocolate scented in house massage treatments available. Call 410-745-3333 to book your ChocolateFest Getaway Package at St Michaels Inn.
Friday, March 1st- Dinner & Live Music at The Galley: Music by Hunter $5 Beer Specials and $5 Chocolate Mexi Martinis
The Old Brick Inn will be a tasting venue for our "crawlers" to enjoy on Saturday, March 2. They are also offering children's activities while Mom and Dad enjoy their chocolates.
They will have chocolate themed cocktails available for purchase during the "Chocolate Crawl" on Saturday. On Friday March 1st, they will host 'Dessert Happy Hour' 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with cocktails available as well.
Stay tuned for more information on tasting venues and other events!
Chocolatey Good Movies!
St. Michaels Library - 106 Fremont Street
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday, March 2, 2019 11 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Everyone welcome for these free events, space is limited, first come first served.
11:00 a.m. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971 Gene Wilder version)
5:00 p.m. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (2005 Johnny Depp version)
Chocolate Baking Contest & Sale
St. Michaels Community Center 103 Railroad Ave
Before You Visit:
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