Yukon Hosts Chocolate Festival February 1
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the 9th annual Yukon Chocolate Festival – Affair Extraordinaire. Slated for Saturday, February 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the event is a joint venture between Friends of the Park and the Ladies Library Club.
This indulgent festival hosts over 20 chocolate booths, a silent auction, and awards for best tasting chocolate and best booth décor! Tickets are only $12.50 each and include 10 treat samples per ticket. Tickets will be $15 each the day of the event. Area businesses and organizations offer their favorite chocolate delicacies to those attending.
The festival takes place at the Dale Robertson Center, located at the corner of Highway 66 and Yukon Parkway (1200 Lakeshore Dr.). If you are interested in hosting a booth and offering chocolate tastes, contact Sara Schieman of the Mabel C. Fry Public Library, 354-8232, or Jan Scott of Yukon Parks and Recreation, 350-8937.
“The Yukon Chocolate Festival is always a great event,” said Jan Scott, Yukon Parks and Recreation Director. “You can indulge in delicious desserts and feel great about it, because the proceeds go to better your community.”
Proceeds from the festival benefit local park renovations and the Mabel C. Fry Public Library.
The Yukon Chocolate Festival is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-354-8232 or 405-350-8937.