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2019 Chocolate Festival of Belize #536242
05/09/19 04:01 AM
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Indulge yourselves in all things chocolate at our 2019 Chocolate Festival of Belize in Punta Gorda on May 24 - 25, 2019!

Wine and Chocolate Gala - May 24th 7pm- Midnight This year's Wine and Chocolate will be held at Garbutt's Marine and will be hosting the Chocolatiers of Belize! There will be appetizers from local restaurants, an array of wines and other beverages. The night will not be complete without amazing music by our very talented Belizean Artists and band. This event is drawn by 400 guests and is a ticketed event, adults only. Tickets are being sold at $60bz each and include three glasses of wines, hors d'oeuvres, chocolate samples, door prizes, and wonderful music.

Taste of Toledo Street Fair - May 25th, 10 am until 6 pm. A day fill with activities as well as all things chocolate; chocolate making demonstration, cultural foods, special chocolate drinks, chocolate products from edible bars to chocolate soap bars. Fun for the families with games for the kids and stage competitions for the public, with amazing prizes. Celebrating cultural diversity of Toledo, will be feature cultural music, Deer dance, last Mayan king performance with Dancers, Ms Leela Creole dancers, and Garifuna music. This event is held on the Front Street of Punta Gorda Town overlooking the Caribbean Sea

Re: 2019 Chocolate Festival of Belize [Re: Marty] #536268
05/10/19 11:31 AM
05/10/19 11:31 AM
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Belize Celebrates Chocolate Love in the Toledo District

This year the anticipated weekend event kicks-off with their popular Wine and Chocolate Gala on Friday, May 24th at Garbuttís Marine starting at 7PM. Talk about a match made in heaven! Guests enjoy an evening of meeting Belizean artisans while sampling their exquisite chocolates and sipping delicious wine. Tasty appetizers are also served, and the ambiance is warm with twinkling lights and live music performed by talented Belizean artists. Itís the perfect evening of mixing and mingling while indulging in chocolate and charismatic culture.

Although chocolate is the star of this event, the festival also celebrates the many different ethnicities of Belize and their cultural beliefs. On Saturday the Taste of Toledo Street Fair is held along the Front Street of Punta Gorda overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Chocolatiers, artisans, vendors, food merchants, chocolate making demonstrations and beer tents line the street for several blocks from 10am to 5pm while visitors have fun interacting with the booths, eating great food and enjoying live Maya and Creole music and cultural performances. There are drink specials and even stage competitions for the public with great prizes to win. Fun children activities include face painting and a scavenger hunt.

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5 Reasons To Love Chocolate Festival of Belize

The Chocolate Festival of Belize gives you the opportunity to explore southern Belize while you indulge in the sweet food of the Maya Gods Ė CHOCOLATE.

Who does not like chocolate: itís hard to imagine people who donít. For those who do (like us), the Chocolate Festival of Belize is a perfect event to indulge in various chocolate delicacies, learn how to make chocolate from scratch, purchase local health/beauty products made from the cacao bean and immerse in a one-of-a-kind cultural experience .

After enjoying an evening of everything chocolate (and wine) and having a great time at the chocolate street festival, we took a few days to explore the surrounding Toledo District. We went river tubing, zip lining, spider monkey spotting, chocolate making tour and toured the neighboring Maya Archaeological sites. FUN!

So here are our FIVE reasons why itís an excellent idea to attend the Chocolate Festival of Belize during the month of May.

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