Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017

Ghirardelli Square and on Beach Street
Between Larkin & Polk Streets
San Francisco, CA

12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM

This is a smoke-free event.



2017 Sponsor Information (coming soon)
2016 Site Plan

Ghirardelli (Photobooth) S1 
Lori’s Diner S2 
Ghirardelli (Hot Fudge Sundae Booth) S3
McCormick’s and Kuletos S4 
Chocolate School – Steve Genzoli  Demo Sat 12:30pm-1:00pm
Pastry Chef (Waxman’s SF)  Demo Sat 1:30pm-2:00pm
Ghirardelli Chocolate Ice Cream Eating Contest  Demo Sat 2:30pm-3:30pm
Wente Vineyards Wine & Chocolate Seminar, Marin, Mark  Demo Sat 4:00pm-4:30pm
Chocolate School – Steve Genzoli  Demo Sun 12:30pm-1:00pm
Mission D&A / Che Fico, Pinkerton, Nayfiled  Demo Sun 1:30pm-2:00pm
Ghirardelli Chocolate Ice Cream Eating Contest  Demo Sun 2:30pm-3:30pm
Edward Martinez – Pastry Chef (Lazy Bear)  Demo Sun 4:00pm-4:30pm
Ghirardelli (Squares Booth) Beach St 20X30
Ghirardelli (Merchandise) 101
Fairytale Brownies 102
Ghirardelli (Drinking Chocolate Booth) 103
ZICO Beverages 104
Heavenly Taste Toffee 105
LD’s Fudge-a-lisious  106
Peet’s Coffee 107, 109, 111
Be A Gourmet 108
Skinny Pop 110
Three Twins Ice Cream 112
We The Minis 113
Le Cordon Blue 114, 116
Fab Delight’s Chocolate Truffles 115
Califia Farms 118
Sconza Candy Company 119
Cacoco 120
The Rustic Puff 121
Z. Cioccolato 122
Pure Leaf Iced Tea  123-126
Choctál Single-Origin Ice Creams 127
Carta Coffee Merchants 128
The Upper Crust Baking Company 129
Rainforest Café 130
Tres Vivant 131
Cool Beads Ice Cream 132
Gaslamp Popcorn 133
Hey Hey Gourmet 134
Desserts on Us 135
Suja Juice 136
Project Open Hand 137
UPS 138
Toyota Beach St 20×60
Lagunitas Brewing Company P1
Tonti Family Vineyards P2
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company P3
Wente Vineyards P4
Wattle Creek Winery P5
Spicy Vines P6
Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. P7
Prager Wine P8
Chloe Wine Collection / Love Noir P9
Bon Mange P10
Chateau St. Jean P11
21st Century Spirits P12
Cupcake Vineyards P13
Spirit Works Distillery P14
Barefoot Wines P15
Waxman’s P16
Concannon Vineyard P17
Angry Orchard P18
Drake’s Brewing P19
Bass Note Sangria P20
Speakeasy Ales and Lagers P21
Bishop’s Vineyard P22
City Cellars SF P23
Ballentine Vineyards P24
Frey Vineyards P25
Viansa Sonoma P26
L’Artisan Macaron P27
Stella Artois / Leffe Brune / Leffe Blonde P28

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company will host the 22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival attracting about 40,000 visitors from the Bay Area and around the world. This family-friendly event features prominent local chefs creating chocolate inventions during cooking demonstrations, live musical entertainment, and the popular “Earthquake” Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest. Over 30 different booths from local restaurants, bakeries and chocolate companies will provide dessert samples during the two-day event.

Profits from the event are donated to Project Open Hand, a non-profit organization that provides food and compassion to people living HIV/AIDS, home-bound and critically ill people, as well as seniors in San Francisco. For more information on Project Open Hand, visit

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To request accommodations for persons with disabilities or if you have communication needs such as large print, braille or sign language interpreters, please call 1-800-310-6563 or fax us at 415-456-6436 at least three weeks prior to the event.

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