Try Over 140 Types of Hot Chocolate at the 2023 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

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The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back for its 13th season with over 140 types of hot chocolate. The festival runs from January 14 to February 14 at 95 different locations across the city.

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Try Over 140 Types of Hot Chocolate at the 2023 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

106 Delicious Hot Chocolate Flavours to Try at the 2022 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

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Get warmed-up in this cold weather at the 2022 Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival. Now in its 12th year, the event runs from January 15 to February 14. Sample 106 different hot chocolate flavours from 44 different cafes. Use the handy virtual map to find a unique hot chocolate near you, or read on to discover a few of our favourites.

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106 Delicious Hot Chocolate Flavours to Try at the 2022 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Endorphin-Boosting Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

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Don’t let a cold and rainy day get you down this winter. From hot chocolate to winter hikes and art courses, we’ve shared some fun ways to increase your endorphins and melt the winter blues away. Continue reading:
Endorphin-Boosting Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

Vancouver’s Hot Chocolate Festival is Back with 100+ Flavours

The 10th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival is set to make your taste buds dance with over 100+ scrumptious and unique flavours from 44 vendors around Vancouver. Mark your calendars for January 18–February 14 and get ready to ward off winter with some hot cocoa!

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Vancouver’s Hot Chocolate Festival is Back with 100+ Flavours

8 Most Unique Flavours at the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

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The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival takes place Jan 20 – Feb 14

It’s the sweetest event of the season! Starting this Saturday, January 20 the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back for its 8th annual celebration of all things hot, chocolatey and delicious!

The 8th annual Hot Chocolate Festival will run until February 14, 2018 (there’s your Valentine’s Day date planned), giving you 26 days to try all 75 of the crazy flavours from over 30 local businesses participating in the festival.

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8 Most Unique Flavours at the 2018 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

The 2017 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Features 61 Fun Flavours!

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When it’s cold outside one of the best ways to warm up is with a delicious cup of cocoa. If you’ve got a craving for a “warm hug in a cup” you’re in luck! The 7th annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is coming back from January 19 – February 14 at various locations throughout the city.

The almost month-long festival makes it easy to give you a chance to check out all of the hot chocolate inspired drinks. For the 2017 Hot Chocolate Festival, there will be 29 cafes participating and over 60 fun flavours for you to try!

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The 2017 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Features 61 Fun Flavours!

Attention Chocoholics: 2015 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Starts Jan 17

Photo credit: Nonie | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Nonie | Wikimedia Commons

There’s nothing like a hot chocolate to warm up on a damp winter day in Vancouver.

But how about a dark hot chocolate made with caramelized bananas and spiced rum? Or a kalamansi lime hot chocolate? Or a hot white chocolate blended with black sesame seeds? Or a Baileys-infused warm white chocolate served in a large syringe?

No, I’m not making these up.  These are just a few of the offerings at the fifth Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival, Jan. 17-Feb. 14.  Two dozen local cafes, bakeries and chocolate shops are offering up 57 crazy variations on hot chocolate over the 29 day festival. (In case you’re curious, the drinks mentioned above are – in order – Bella Gelateria’s “Erin Gone Bananas,” Chocolate Arts’ “Put De Lime in De Coconut,” Gem Chocolates’ “Cocoa Lily,” and Mink Chocolates’ “Flu Shot.”) Continue reading:
Attention Chocoholics: 2015 Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Starts Jan 17