Long Grove’s Chocolate Festival 2014

Long Grove’s Chocolate Festival 2014
May 2, 3 & 4
Friday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Dive into three days of CHOCOLATE!

Adults are $5 at the door, kids 12 and under are free, or purchase adult tickets at a discount here:


Residents and visitors alike are invited to indulge in irresistible, luscious chocolate at Long Grove’s Chocolate Festival. From chocolate-dipped strawberries and donuts to brownies and fudge, join us for a weekend filled with limitless chocolatey treats, live music, great food and distinctive shopping, all in the charming setting of Historic Downtown Long Grove. Don’t miss out on gourmet sweets from Long’s Grove’s very own Long Grove Confectionery and Ma and Pa’s Candy.

As a family-friendly event, enjoy many shopping incentives, plus an array of chocolate specials from beers, wines and martinis to sauces, olive oils and desserts at the local restaurants and specialty shops. Guests can stroll through town and enjoy live music, while children enjoy plenty of activities.  New this year, rides for all ages, rock climbing, obstacle courses, pony and kiddie rides and so much more!

Additionally, customize your chocolate experience by purchasing a $5 chocolate tasting ticket. This ticket allows you to select different chocolate tastings, offered by participating merchants, throughout town. Tickets may be purchased at the Visitors’ Center, 308 Old McHenry Road, (847) 634-0888.

Surrender to your temptation and enjoy the decadent ambiance of chocolate in the streets, in Historic Downtown Long Grove!

Why not make it a “staycation”!  Book a room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Zurich-Barrington and receive a discounted rate of $99 per night.  You may also reserve your room by calling the Holiday Inn Express & Suites at (847) 726-7500 and mention the Long Grove Chocolate Festival.  Follow this link to book your room now: Long Grove

Live Music ScheduleLong Grove's Chocolate Festival

Friday, May 2:

In Fountain Square:
2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Wes John Duo
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- Karen Hart

On Towner Green:
2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Nicholas Barron Duo
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- Rick Lindy and the Wild Ones

At Beans & Leaves Coffee & Tea Cafe:
10 a.m.-12 p.m.- Thomas Swenson
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.- Back Porch Moon
3 p.m.-5 p.m.- Steve Justman

Lion’s Den Stage:
12 p.m.-2 p.m.- Mr. Frank
2 p.m.-5 p.m.- Valentine Bennet

Saturday, May 3:

In Fountain Square:
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.- Kildeer School
11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Ben Tatar and the Tatar-Tots
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Saturday June
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- According to Sara

On Towner Green:
11 a.m.-1 p.m.- The Oh Yeahs
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- 60 Carat Rock
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- Stateline Band

At Beans & Leaves Coffee & Tea Cafe:
10 a.m.-12 p.m.- Jeff Justman
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.- Rick Faehnrich
3 p.m.-5 p.m.- Jazzy Blue

Lion’s Den Stage:
11 a.m.-2 p.m.- Radio Bandits
3 p.m.-6 p.m.- Jennerator

Sunday, May 4:

In Fountain Square:
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.- Elle Cassaza
12 p.m.-1 p.m.- Long Grove Performing Arts Academy
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Robby Celestin Band
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- Cover Story

On Towner Green:
11 a.m.-1 p.m.- Serendipity
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Kung Pow
4 p.m.-6 p.m.- Pamela Rose & Windy City Country

At Beans & Leaves Coffee & Tea Cafe:
10 a.m.-12 p.m.- Gospel Sing a Long
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.- Guyz with Bad Eyez
3 p.m.-5 p.m.- Jimmy Liggett

Lion’s Den Stage:
11 a.m.-2 p.m.- Jimmy Barrett’s Prairie State Jazz Band
3 p.m.-6 p.m.- The White Saddle Band

This event is Rain or Shine.


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