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8th Annual Chocolate Fest
February 10 - February 11
Jonesborough Area Merchants & Service Association (JAMSA) will host the eighth annual Chocolate Fest as a two-day festival on Friday, February 10 through Saturday, February 11.
Dates and times include Friday, February 10, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets will be sold in packs of 10 for $20 and need to be purchased in advance. Early ticket pick-up will begin Monday, February 6 through Thursday, February 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All check-in and pick up will take place at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, located on 117 Boone Street.
One ticket equals one chocolate treat. At check-in attendees will receive a bag to carry chocolates in, chocolate tasting tickets and a list of chocolate stops. All chocolates are individually packaged. Tickets are only good for the specific time period purchased. Throughout the event attendees can also enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment.
Attendees will stroll through downtown Jonesborough and pickup chocolate treats provided by Jonesborough small businesses.
Chocolate Fest will include a cake walk. This will take place several times during the event at the Jonesborough Visitors Center.
JAMSA will offer a special ticket for patrons over 21 called Chocolate After Dark on Friday, February 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to purchase this ticket option in addition and will have access up to 5 beverage tasting stops for $15 in participating downtown businesses.
JAMSA is operated by volunteers, consisting of local business owners and community members. The organization focuses on promoting and serving local merchants as well as the growth of Jonesborough as a whole. Chocolate Fest is one of the ways JAMSA supports locally owned businesses. The funds raised from Chocolate Fest supports Jonesborough’s small businesses and the community.
Chocolate Fest will take place rain, snow or shine.
Visit JBOChocolateFest.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
About the Town of Jonesborough: A unique 18th century town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charming architecture, and storytelling heritage have attracted visitors worldwide. Stay a day, a week or forever, and create your own stories in beautiful Historic Jonesborough. Visit www.jonesborough.com for more information.