Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco

Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco is bringing craft chocolate to the Bay Area in the spring of 2020! Guests can sample and shop our marketplace of world class artisans, attend lectures, learn at hands on workshops and more. The finest chocolate makers, chocolatiers, and local pastry chefs will be on hand sharing their products and their love of quality chocolate.

Key Event Details:

What:  Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco  – a chocolate festival open to the public to educate, entertain, and promote the craft chocolate industry.

When:  March 6 – 8, 2020
Friday, March 6: 7:00PM – 10:00PM   “Opening Night Party”
Saturday, March 7: 11:00AM –  5:00PM  “Main Event Session 1”
Sunday, March 8: 11:00AM – 5:00PM  “Main Event Session 2”

Where:  The Palace Of Fine Arts    3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123

Opening Night Party:

What: Chocolate party to kick off Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco
When:  Friday, March 6, 2020  7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: Palace of Fine Arts
Tickets:  $95 for this event only, Weekend Pass: $145  (on sale January 10, 2020)


Chocolate lovers can celebrate all things chocolate with a night out at the Palace of Fine Arts. There will be cocktails, light bites, and chocolate, of course! Guests will be able to sample and shop with dozens of chocolate makers and chocolatiers.

This is a ticketed event  for ages 21+.

CCE:SF Main Event:

What: Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco, Main Event
When:  Saturday, March 7,  11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 1) and  Sunday, March 8th 11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 2)
Where: Palace of Fine Arts
Tickets: One Day General Adult Admission: $35, VIP Ticket (w/lounge access): $65, Child Ticket (ages 5-12): $15,  Weekend Pass (includes Opening Night Party and GA for the weekend): $145


Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco will be an immersive chocolate experience for chocolate enthusiasts. Located indoors at the Palace of Fine Arts, this event will include lectures and demos from industry experts, a children’s area, and of course the most amazing marketplace with dozens of exhibitors sampling and selling their craft chocolate creations. There will also be hands on demos for those wanting to learn more about chocolate-making and making things with chocolate.

Featured Exhibitors

Participating Exhibitors

3D Candies (Sacramento, CA)

9th & Larkin (San Francisco, CA)

Baianí Chocolates (Sao Paolo, Brazil)

Bisou Chocolate (Oakland, CA)

BOHO Chocolate (Florence, MA)

Beyond Good by Madécasse (Madagascar)

Castronovo Chocolate, LLC (Stuart, FL)

Charm School Chocolate (Baltimore, MD)

Charlotte Truffles (Santa Clara, CA)

Chequessett Chocolate  (North Truro, MA)

ChocoCard Bean-to-Bear (Albertkazmerpuszta, Hungary)

Choco Del Sol (Rochsburg, Germany)

The Chocolate Doctor, Inc.

Chocolate Naive  (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Chocolate Tree (Dunbar, Scotland)

Chokola Bean to Bar (Taos, NM)

Christopher Elbow Chocolates (Kansas City, MO)

Cococaravan (Stroud, England) (London, England)

Coco Tutti Chocolates (Brisbane, CA)

Creo Chocolate (Portland, OR)

Cultura Chocolate (Denver, CO)

Cuna de Piedra (Monterrey, Mexico)

Dandelion Chocolate (San Francisco, CA)

David Upchurch Chocolatier (San Francisco, CA)

Diamond Custom Machines

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate (Eureka, CA)

El Buen Cacao (Idyllwild, CA)

Enna Chocolate (Epping, NH)

Farm Fresh to You (San Francisco, CA)

Feve Artisan Chocolatier (San Francisco, CA)

Fjåk Chocolate (Eidfjord, Norway)

flying noir (Oakland, CA)

Formosa Chocolates (Emeryville, CA)

French Broad Chocolates (Asheville, NC)

Fresco Chocolate (Lynden, WA)

Fruition Chocolate Works (Shokan, NY)

Gaston Chocolat (Port Vila Shefa, Vanuatu)

Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates (San Francisco, CA)

Good King (Seattle, WA)

Goodnow Farms (Sudbury, MA)

Goufrais Southern California (Tustin, CA)

HERUFEK Chocolate (Cejc, Czech Republic)

Hogarth Chocolate (Nelson, New Zealand)

Honeymoon Chocolates (St. Louis, MO)

K + M Extravirgin Chocolate (Napa, CA)

Kad Kokoa Ltd. (Bangkok, Thailand)

La Folie (Mumbai, India)

LetterPress Chocolate (Los Angeles, CA)

Madhu Chocolate (Austin, TX)

Madre Chocolate (Honolulu, HI)

Marou Chocolate (Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam)

Mashpi Chocolate Artesanal (Quito, Ecuador)

Meridian Cacao Company (Portland, OR)

Miann Chocolate Factory (Auckland, NZ)

Michael’s Chocolates (San Francisco, CA)

Mirzam Chocolate Makers (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

Monsoon Chocolate (Tuscon, AZ)

Naturacentric (Turlock, CA)

NeoCocoa Confections  (El Granada, CA)

Ór Dubh Chocolates (Gilroy, CA)

Potomac Chocolate (Occoquan, VA)

Raphio Chocolate (Fresno, CA)

Siamaya Chocolate (Chiang Mai,Thailand)

Sirene Chocolate (Victoria, BC, Canada)

Soklet (Pollachi, India)

Soma Chocolate (Toronto, ON Canada)

The Swedish Cacao Company (Mendham, NJ)

Tandem Chocolates (Reno, NV)

Uncommon Cacao (Berkeley, CA)

The Xocolate Bar (Berkeley, CA)

Z. (San Francisco, CA)

Zak’s Chocolate (Scottsdale, AZ)

Zotter Chocolates US (Cape Coral, FL via Austria)

Exhibitors Subject To Change Without Notice