The 2019 New England Festival has concluded.

A huge thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to an absolutely wonderful second year!

Chocolate Pavilion

October 12, 2019
10 AM - 6 PM
Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

The Chocolate Pavilion is an all-day marketplace with fun for the whole family on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts.

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

To keep crowd flow even all day, entry tickets to the Pavilion are issued on a schedule. Tickets are sold for entry at 10am, noon, 2pm, and 4pm. Guests are welcome to enter starting at the time on their ticket and stay as long as they would like.

Chocolate Pavilion tickets cost $25 ($10 for children ages 5 to 12; admission is free for children under 5).

Pavilion highlights:

  • Over forty chocolate makers, chocolatiers, cacao producers, and related vendors selling and sampling their wares
  • Guest artists Maestro Juan Alonso Rodriguez of Mexico and Laurel Greenfield of Massachusetts demonstrating their crafts
  • A Chocolate Sensorium, an exhibit space devoted to hands-on sensory exploration of the cacao- and chocolate-producing process
  • A café with free Blue Bottle coffee and TCHO chocolate pairings and Polar Seltzer drinks

Education Program

The Education Program will consist of dozens of classes over the course of two weeks in five states.

Check out our schedule for details.

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

Tickets are sold on a per-event basis, and range in price from $25 to $75. Tickets to certain events include admission to the Chocolate Pavilion, noted on the ticket pages where applicable.

Please note that certain workshops serve alcohol and are restricted to ages 21+.

Education Program highlights:

  • Nineteen tasting classes at the Chocolate Education Program (all ages) on Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Five boozy pairing experiences and a Barceló Rum Lounge at the Beverage Education Program (21+) on Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Industry experts and celebrities from around the world
  • Choctoberfest pairings with local breweries
  • Tastings, pairings, lectures, film showings, book discussions, and more
  • Fun opportunities for the whole family

The Festival also has several satellite events, organized together with partners, throughout New England.