May marks the month of the annual Colorado Chocolate Festival in Denver, Colorado. For two days, goers can sample everything from dark, to milk, to white chocolates formed and molded into dozens of different combinations and tastes. There are over 30,000 square feet of space and 80 vendors all catering to chocoholics in Denver. In addition to delicious sampling, there will also be wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, live music, a chocolate crown competition, and other great forms of entertainment.
If you are interested in participating further in the festival, then enter any of the competitions set up for goers. Some of the competitions that are popular to enter are Best Chocolate Birthday Cake, Best Chocolate Design, and Best Fudge.
Chocolatiers in Denver:
Roberta’s Chocolates, Candies & Nuts
If you love chocolate truffles, chocolate molds, chocolate popcorn, and anything else related to this fine candy, then look no further than Roberta’s. Creating dozens of fine confections, Roberta’s is a unique shop that has been keeping Denver customers happy since 1995. In addition to traditional candies, Roberta’s also creates unique desserts for their menu. Sample their chocolate pizzas, patriotic gifts, and Colorado specific treats and you’ll see why they’ve been around for so long!
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
It’s hard to mention Colorado without mentioning the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Denver is home to one of many locations of this fine chocolate shop. Taste their famous confections, snack assortments, English toffee, peanut butter pails, and so much more. Their chocolates are also perfect when you’re looking for the best way to celebrate birthdays, say thank you, or give that special gift on holidays like Easter and Valentine's Day.
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