Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: 2019 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

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2019 Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

Annual Chocolate Festival

San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas 2019

 

It’s time once again for the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival in Encinitas.

 

The 2019 festival is this coming Saturday May 11, 2019, the day before Mother‘s Day (notice that little hint?!) from 10 – 4:00. If you are a true chocoholic like me you may be thinking “cool, I can have chocolate for breakfast!!”

 

Anyone with a fondness for chocolate living in the area will have a tough time resisting this event – I know I would be there is I wasn’t already committed for the day. We attended with friends several years ago, and it was wonderful, and everything I could have hoped for taste-wise!

 

Truffles at the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival 

 

You will be able to enjoy delicious tastings from numerous chocolate vendors (to name a few…Pacari Chocolate, Gourmet M Chocolatesr, So Rich Chocolates, Yummy Cupcakes, David Bacco Chocolatier) of course, along with several Food Trucks and gift vendors – keep Mother’s Day in mind!

 

Tasting tickets are sold at the event at $1 per tasting ticket, with tastings typically requiring 1 – 3 tickets. Anf you WILL want to taste!!

 

Need something fun and tasty to do this weekend? Find your way to chocolate heaven at the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival in Encinitas on Saturday May 11!! I suspect you won’t regret it…unless you overindulge (can you even DO that with chocolate??!).

 

Admission is free for SDBG Members (also children 2 & under); $18 for Adults; Seniors & active military are $12; youth ages 3-18 at $10.

San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival

230 Quail Gardens Drive

Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 436-3036

www.SDBGarden.org

 

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Comment balloon 21 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • May 10 2019 12:44AM

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I may have to take a trip down to San Diego the next time I’m available to go to the chocolate festival! :)

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) 2 months ago

Jeff Dowler, CRS I like to attend the San Diego Botanic Garden Chocolate Festival. Perhaps next year. 

Posted by John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest) 2 months ago

Jeff I wish I knew about this sooner, I am already booked for the entire weekend, darn...Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 2 months ago

We have one of these in a neighboring county...and it is always a huge success...who doesn't love chocolate !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 2 months ago

Good morning, Jeff Dowler, CRS OMG... my hips got bigger just looking at those beautiful photos.... yum....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) 2 months ago

Hi Jeff... you know you had me at the word "chocolate!"  I'd probably make myself sick tasting all the goodies.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 2 months ago

I would love this festival. Yummy.

Posted by Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life (Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance) 2 months ago

That is a perfect event to have for Mother's Day!  I am sure that if I attended, I would eat way too much chocolate, haha.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 2 months ago

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS, this is my kind of an event. Chocolate lovers will be at this event in San Diego indulging. If you are able to go, have extra chocolate for all your AR friends.   

Posted by Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL (Cam Realty and Property Management) 2 months ago

Hello Jeff - I imagine your post title is going to attract a lot of eyes and deservedly so -- fun times.  Deliciousness too!

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 2 months ago

Hi Laura Cerrano 

You would enjoy it. The San Diego Botanic Garden is gorgeous, even if there is no chocolate festival going on! THey have a wonderful art festival there, too!

Have a great weekend!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

I'd plan on it John Pusa  - it seems to be the same weekend (Mother's Day) every year.

Ah, well Endre Barath, Jr.  Hope it's good busy!!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Ha ha Sally K. & David L. Hanson 

I'm sure there are a couple of people who are not chocolate fans, but can't think of any myself. I know I am!!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Oh well Barbara Todaro  You'll be back at the gym in the morning and it will all disappear!!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

I ate a ton when I was there Nina Hollander a few years ago and no ill effects! It was wonderful!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Hi Sharon Lee  and many do as well!

Not sure you can eat TOO much Brian England 

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Wish I could go this year Beth Atalay  but I am booked. But IF I were going I would indeed be happy to eat a bunch in honor of my AR buds!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Fun and tasty times indeed Michael Jacobs . I haven't been for several years and I think it's time. I'll just have to have my own chocolate festival at home tomorrow night!!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Hi Jeff- chocolate is like a word magnet for me. I hope that you're planning on going to this so I can live and breathe chocolate vicariously through you!

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 2 months ago

Ha ha Kathy Streib 

Well my eyes, ears and taste buds perk up when I see or hear or smell "chocolate." Unfortunately I am not able to go tomorrow to enjoy...but I may have to indulge in some chocolate on my own anyhow, and have my own festival!

Have a great weekend!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

Wish I could help Kathy Streib  I wasn't able to go today. You will just have to dream about it!! LOL.

Enjoy your weekend!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 2 months ago

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