Fest Fun For All Ages

Fielding the best in entertainment and hands-on fun, there’s something everyone can enjoy at the Paradise Chocolate Fest celebration.

Oozing with candies, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, toffee, fudge, truffles, ice cream and a huge chocolate fountain, professional chocolatiers will fill Chocolate Candy Land with all things chocolate for sale and sample …. A chocolate extravaganza!

The Chocolate Cuisine Challenge is open to amateur chocolatiers of all ages.  Savory to sweet …chocolate is the common factor in each of these amazing creations.

Young Fest goers will have great fun visiting Chocolate Fest Kidz-Zone including giant inflatables, carnival games and prizes, costumed characters, balloon art, clowns, amusing competitions, musical entertainment and arts & craft projects.

Special events throughout the day include Fest visitors of all ages diving into the Chocolate Pie Eating and Cookie Stacking Contests and indulging in the Super Sensational Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest.

Art in the Park will showcase Deanna Schmitz’s outdoor paint gallery and feature handcrafted items from a wide variety of visual and fiber artists including wearables, home décor and more to admire and purchase.

North State authors, illustrators and publishers will join the festivities of the Fest, in a fun-filled celebration – “All About Books!” signings and sales, literary scavenger hunt, readings and storybook characters and are just a few of the highlights.

To celebrate a sustainable event, the Fest presents “Green Scene Outdoor Classroom” with interactive learning stations, hands-on activities and exhibits. 

New this year ….Chocolate, Wine & Beer Tasting Tent at the Fest! Featuring Guittard Chocolate Company tastings and the North Valley’s premiere Wine and Craft Beer selections.  21 & older.

Toes will be tapping and guests will be clapping to the tunes of Apologetiks, Holly Taylor & Hot Flash, Alice Peake Experience, Garth Webber & Marina Crouse with Eamonn Flynn, The Big Mo / Volker Strifler Band,  Backyard Boyz, Desiree Viverito, Mark McKinnon, Niall McGuinness and more in an all-day Musical Tribute to Paradise!

The Paradise Chocolate Fest is filled with enjoyment and exciting fun for all ages!! 

Join the Fun Saturday, June 1st 9 am – 5 pm at Gold Country Casino Resort, Olive Highway, Oroville.

Proceeds benefit non-profit organizations that provide educational, enrichment, recreational and leadership opportunities to youth on the Paradise Ridge.

Admission - $5.00 • Children 4 & Under – Free. Free Chocolate Samples! Free Chocolate Pie & Ice Cream Eating Contests! Free Kidz-Zone Bounce House & Super Slide, Carnival Games, Crafts & Prizes! Musical Concerts & Demonstrations on 3 Stages!  Free Raffle Prizes! Free Parking!  Free Park & Ride Shuttle!