You Are Invited to Join the Fun & Festivities of the 13th Annual Paradise Chocolate Fest Celebration!

Saturday, May 12th 2018

The 13th Annual Paradise Chocolate Fest will be held Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at beautiful Terry Ashe Park on the Skyway in Paradise from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fest features Chocolate Candy Land where you can dip into decadence at the large chocolate fountain or visit chocolate booths and professional Chocolatiers with countless chocolate delicacies, desserts and confections for sale. Fest attendees may also enjoy a blast from the past by visiting fifties themed Lollipop’s Old Fashion Ice Cream Shoppe, or taking a walk through the park and enjoying the musical entertainment, demonstrations, fine art and craft booths, and a wide range of food selections.

Young Fest goers will have great fun visiting Kidz-Zone including giant inflatables, carnival games, costumed characters, musical entertainment, arts & craft projects, the “Green Scene” Outdoor Classroom and much, much more!! All Kidz-Zone activities are FREE!

Highlights include Chocolate Cuisine Challenge, Chocolate Pancake Breakfast, Chocolate Queen & King Coronation & Celebration, Chocolate Chase Fun Run/Walk, Chocolate Pie & Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contests, Cookie Stacking Contest, Hat Parade, Children’s Games & Huge Inflatables, Art in the Park, Craft, All About Books, Textile & Commercial Vendors, Costumed Characters, Musical Concerts & Demonstrations on 2 Stages , Delicious Food & Beverages ...a Chocolate Extravaganza in Paradise!


  • General Admission: $5.00
  • Children 4 & Under: Free

Admission Includes - 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 2 Stages! Free Raffle Prizes! Free Parking! Free Park & Ride Shuttle!

Fest visitors can ride the B - Line bus service from Chico to Paradise & be dropped off right in front of the Fest! 

2,000 extra Free Parking Spaces and Free Park & Ride Shuttle Service!! Complimentary Shuttle Service makes a continuous loop from Paradise High School (Maxwell Drive) and 1st Assembly Church (Maxwell & Elliott) to the Fest - 9 AM - 5 PM. Also – free parking lots reserved on Skyway, Elliott and at Fest site.

Marketing & Promotions include ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX TV • Paradise Post, Chico ER, Oroville Mercury & News & Review newspapers • Radio Chico • Via, American Profile, Upgraded Living, Parenthood, Senior Living Magazines • Billboards, Transit Shelter signs, Social Media, posters , postcards and more...


Register by April 1st to highlight your business on the Paradise Chocolate Fest Website & Social Media promotions. Reduced Rates at area Lodges for Chocolate Fest Vendors. Great Opportunity for Mother’s Day Sales!!

The Paradise Chocolate Fest is a very special event of “Youth on the Ridge Community Foundation” benefiting programs that provide educational, enrichment, recreational & leadership opportunities to youth. For additional info, contact Debbie LaPlant Moseley, (530) 342 - 4896 or

Food Vendor Application

Craft & Commercial Application

Art in the Park Application

Author Application