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Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival


  • Ghirardelli Square and on Beach Street Larkin Street San Francisco, CA United States (map)

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company will host the 23rd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival attracting about 40,000 visitors from the Bay Area and around the world. This family-friendly event features prominent local chefs creating chocolate inventions during cooking demonstrations, live musical entertainment, and the popular “Earthquake” Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest. Over 30 different booths from local restaurants, bakeries and chocolate companies will provide dessert samples during the two-day event.

Profits from the event are donated to Project Open Hand, a non-profit organization that provides food and compassion to people living HIV/AIDS, home-bound and critically ill people, as well as seniors in San Francisco.

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