The Ultimate Chocolate Festival

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
The Natural History Museum of Utah | Rio Tinto Center

Chocolate: The Exhibition NOW CLOSED! Join us in July for our upcoming special exhibit The Horse

Experience the vast and delicious world of Utah chocolate at the Natural History Museum of Utah's Ultimate Chocolate Festival! We have gathered some of the best award-winning chocolate makers, restaurateurs, and pastry chefs from around the state for this two-day chocolate extravaganza. 
Visit Chocolate: The Exhibition and become a chocolate connoisseur through the Chocolate Tastings that occur every hour within the exhibit. Participate in cacao seed grinding demonstrations. Test Ancestral Puebloan pot sherds for chocolate residue. Draw your favorite chocolate memory to contribute to a community art piece. Watch Mayan dancers from the Utah Hispanic Dance Alliance and modern dancers from the University of Utah's Modern Dance Department perform in the Canyon.
Award-winning chocolate experts will be spread throughout the Museum's to give you a taste of, and an opportunity to purchase, a piece of the sweet world of Utah chocolate! 
The Chocolate Cafe Vendors:
Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasting CompanyMezzo ChocolateCanella's Restaurant and Lounge
Rubadue's Saucy SkilletUtah Dessert BitesHarmons
The Chocolate Canyon Vendors:
Tony Caputo's Market and DeliAmano Artisian ChocolateMillcreek Cacao Roasters
The Chocolate Conspiracy Solstice ChocolateChocolot Artisian Chocolates
Crio Bru Food of the Gods ChocolatierChocolate Covered Wagon
Pop On Over CafeButchers Bunches Handcrafted PreservesHatch Family Chocolates
Dolcetti GelatoTaza ChocolateCharming Beard Coffee
Amour SpreadsBeehive Cheese CompanyLiberty Heights Fresh





The Chocolate Circle Trucks:
Cherry's Hot ChocolateOff the Grid SLCSubmarino's

Be sure to visit the Museum Cafe, on the 2nd floor, for their Festival Special - Chocolate Coffee BBQ Pork Sliders!




This festival will be held throughout the Museum. Regular admission required to experience the full festival and see Chocolate: The Exhibition.