Chocolate Fest

Chocolate Fest

Friday, May 17, 2024 | 12 – 11pm
Saturday, May 18, 2024 | 10am – 11pm
Sunday, May 19, 2024 | 10am – 6pm

Location: 145 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, IL 60047

The Historic Downtown Business Association welcomes you to Chocolate Fest this weekend! All proceeds from our events go to projects to improve out downtown. Including:

✨ Downtown street lights
✨Development and ongoing maintenance of the new park located by the Covered Bridge. 
✨Coming this year— Monument signs welcoming visitors at the main entry points into the Village of Long Grove. 
✨Banner signage on street light poles. 
✨Various activities for visitors in Downtown Long
✨Grove during the winter holiday season. 

We appreciate your support and enjoy the festival! 🍫🎸🙌

Join us as we celebrate all things chocolate! Event details bellow will be updated as they become available. 

Get your tickets!

General Admission $5 per day (ages 12 and under are FREE).
Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate each day. 
Discounted admission available when purchasing Three-Day Passes online ONLY.

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Chocolate Lovers Unite!

The Long Grove Chocolate Festival will return to the historic streets and parkways of downtown Long Grove, on May 17, 18, and 19, 2024. Organizers of this season’s Chocolate Fest are working to provide an amazing three days of live music, family activities, chocolate vendors, and chocolate experiences! 

*NOTICE: No outside alcohol is permitted within the fest. Thank you.

As long as there is chocolate, there will be happiness.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Chocolate Activities

For the young and young at heart, Chocolate Fest 2024 will include a dedicated children’s area with complimentary throwback games and thrilling entertainment.  Chocolate Fest also marks the official opening of the spring shopping season in town, with village merchants featuring their own decadent chocolate-themed specialties and sales throughout the event weekend.  It’s the perfect time for visitors to explore and fall in love with a sweet old friend – historic downtown Long Grove!

Main Stage Music Sets

KennyLive9:00pm – 11:00pm
PettyKings6:30pm – 8:20pm
Abby Kay Band4:30pm – 6:00pm
Mixtape Heroes2:30pm – 4:00pm
Idol Wild12:00pm – 2:00pm
Sixteen Candles9:00pm – 11:00pm
Ultrabeat6:30p – 8:20pm
Fearless: Tribute to Taylor4:30pm – 6:00pm
InFunktious2:30pm – 4:00pm
Eddie Andersen Trio12:00pm – 2:00pm
Simply Billy / Simply Elton4:00pm – 6:00pm
Daniel Cronson Band1:30pm – 3:20pm
School of Rock Barrington12:00pm – 1:00pm 





OPTION 1 | 18 tickets for $20
OPTION 2 | 4 tickets for $5
OPTION 3 | Unlimited Rides Wristbands
FRIDAY | $32 Unlimited rides (NOON – 5PM) & (5PM – 9PM)
SATURDAY | $32 Unlimited rides (11AM – 5PM) & (5PM – 9PM)
SUNDAY | $32 Unlimited rides (11AM – 5PM) & (5PM – 9PM)

Complimentary Parking

Note: Parking is limited in downtown lots and at our remote parking lot. Ride sharing services are strongly recommended.

Remote Parking with Free Shuttle

Saturday, May 18, 11am–11pm and Sunday, May 19, 11am–6pm
No Parking or Shuttle on Friday

Remote Parking Location

Golf Dome Parking Lot
801 McHenry Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Shuttle Drop Off/Pick Up Location

Archer Rd. between Fountain Square and the Carnival

Shuttle operates between these two locations continuously during the times listed above.