Chocolate Festival

2013: The 23rd Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.  For more information, see below or contact 302-227-2772.


The baking contest will feature more restaurant entries than ever before!  It's a fabulous day of chocolate, with tastes galore, vendors, a raffle, kids games and much more!

Tastings start at 11:30 am and last until the chocolate runs out or 3:30 pm. Tickets will be pre-sold starting February 15th, 2013 OR purchase tickets at the door: Admission is only $2.00 and you can buy as many tastes as you like for only 50 cents each! Sorry but no carry out is permitted. Children under 5 get in for free. 

For those who desire lunch in between chocolate appetizers and desserts, Main Street will provide All-American hot dogs and drinks.

It's a day of fun for the whole family!  See the 2012 Annual Chocholate Festival Winners.

2012 Vendors included:
Cake Bar by Sugar Bakers
Cake Break

Chef Dru Tevis
Kilwin's Candy

Lupo DiMare
Snyder's Candy


The Coffee Mill

Touch of Italy
Village Improvement Association

In 2012: Kids Games by Rehoboth Co-Op Preschool!


Baking Contest
At the heart of the festival is the chocolate Baking Contest, open to anyone who wants to enter. Download the official baking contest entry form here.

You may enter in one of the below categories:
Children Under 12
Showpiece for Children Under 12 

Prizes and ribbons in each category are given for the following sub-categories:
Most Unusual

Prizes include downtown gift certificates, plaques, and ribbons, ribbons, ribbons!   Register for the baking contest on the morning of the festival. Just bring your entries to Convention Hall between 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m for judging.

Interested in being a baking contest volunteer chocolate cutter? It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it! Just call 302-227-8259 to volunteer!