Hot Chocolate Festival returns to sweeten 2018 in Vancouver


Back for its eighth year, the delectably sweet Hot Chocolate Festival will fill Vancouver’s mugs once again in early 2018.

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The month-long event is undoubtedly the sweetest way to count down to Valentine’s Day, as restaurants, cafes, and treat shops all around town come up with original cocoa concoctions and specials to please your sweet tooth.

This year’s Hot Chocolate Festival will run from January 20 to February 14, 2018, and will once again give lovers of winter’s most drink-able treat their ultimate city-wide bucket list of hot chocolates to savour.

Look for an announcement soon of all the participating spots, along with what incredible cocoa creations they’ll be pouring this winter for the fest. In the meantime, you can pre-game by checking out these five places in Vancouver that serve up heavenly hot chocolates.

Hot Chocolate Festival 2018

When: January 20 to February 14, 2018
Where: Participating Vancouver locations TBD