Limited Tickets On Sale For Dip, Sip & Paint Event Happening 8/13/22 - Kailua-Kona


  • Our Version of a Paint and Sip! - Infuse chocolate and pupus
  • Covered Outdoor Venue - Our Host Island Lava Java
  • Join Us for our debut Dip, Sip & Paint Fundraiser Event - Supporting the Local Cacao Industry
  • Only 55 slots per time slot
  • Two Times:  3- 5pm OR 7-9 pm
  • Each ticket includes:  Canvas, painting supplies, & guided experience with experienced artist; Unlimited wine, pupus served by Island Lava Java & chocolate mini-fountain with fruits and pastries to dip

BICF Next Year April 28-29, 2023


August 13, 2022 Dip, Sip & Paint Event
Limited Seating - Don't Wait! Come paint a cacao-inspired image, eat yummy pupus, unlimited wine or 2-mocktails included and enjoy our mini chocolate fountain with pastries and fruit to dip!

Local Cacao Tour
Happening on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11 am to 12 pm offsite at Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory in Kona. Tickets are still available. Only 25 sold.


Friday Chef Tasting Demonstrations
Learn from highly trained chefs on cooking with chocolate. Speaker Details are now posted!

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P.S: Remember: The festival is a fundraiser so proceeds from the silent auction go towards our beneficiaries and cacao education!

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Get cookin’ in style and support the local cacao industry at the same time! Check out our Big Island Chocolate Festival aprons and baseball caps — proceeds benefit the Big Island Chocolate Festival’s beneficiaries and the non-profit Kona Cacao Association.

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