Chocolate Fest | May 19, 20 & 21st!

Chocolate Fest | May 19, 20 & 21st!

Chocolate Lovers Unite!

The Long Grove Chocolate Festival will return to the historic streets and parkways of downtown Long Grove, on May 19, 20, and 21, 2023. 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! 


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

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Get your tickets today!

Main Stage Music

As always, Chocolate Fest will host multiple stages of live entertainment and music sprinkled throughout the historic town, from stripped-down acoustic artists to Chicago’s biggest party bands.  The main stage lineup is as follows:

Friday, May 19, 2023

9:00PM – 11:00PM

6:30PM – 8:20PM 
Heart 2 Heartbreaker

4:30PM – 6:00PM 
Vinyl Goldmine – Gerald 

2:30PM – 4:00PM –
Daniel Cronson Band 

12:00PM – 02:00PM – TBD

Saturday, May 20

09:00PM – 11:00PM 

7:00PM – 8:20PM 
The Gingers

5:00PM – 6:30PM 
Charlie Foxtrot

3:00PM – 4:30PM 
David’s House

1:30PM – 2:30PM 
Six on Friday

12:00PM – 1:00PM 
School Of Rock Arlington Heights 

Sunday, May 21

4:00PM – 6:00PM 
American English

1:30PM – 3:30PM 
The Noize 

12:00PM – 1:00PM 
School of Rock  Barrington 

Chocolate Activities

For the young and young at heart, Chocolate Fest 2023 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!

Chocolate Fest Summary Detail

Dates: May 19, 20, 21, 2023

Location: Historic Downtown Long Grove, 145 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047

Hours: Fri, 12 pm – 11 pm, Sat, 10 am – 11 pm, Sun, 10 am – 6 pm

Parking: limited complimentary in all public lots in downtown Long Grove, ride sharing is recommended/encouraged

Press Photos: can be obtained by contacting

Fountain Square Stage (2023 Activities coming soon!)


Returning this year, a classic carnival with everyone’s favorite rides that will thrill the young and young at heart.

12PM – 9PM$30 Unlimited Wristband (12PM – 5PM & 5PM – 9PM)
11AM – 9PM$30 Unlimited Wristband (11AM – 5PM & 5PM – 9PM)
11AM – 5PM$30Unlimited Wristband (11AM – 5PM)

Parking Shuttle Available


**Run a loop between:

Golf Dome Parking Lot
801 McHenry Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL


Archer Rd (in between Robert Parker Coffin & Old McHenry Rd) **next to entrance to Carnival Parking Lot


Saturday, 5/20: 10:45am – 11:15pm
Sunday, 5/21: 10:45am – 6:15pm