Stay Tuned for 2020 Dates to be Announced in Fall of 2019


2019 Gala Tickets Sold Out!
Over 30 Chef Booths with sweet & Savory options. Vegan & Vegetarian tastings will be offered with our Ulu Mole Bar as well as beer and wine pours, sponsored tequila cocktail, dancing and more. Every year is a sell out event!

Organic Tequila & Chocolate Pairing - Friday Event!
Get TWO tickets to the event for a special tasty addition to the weekend!


Saturday Chef Tasting Demonstrations
Learn from highly trained chefs on cooking a out of this world dessert, crystallization techniques and watch a masterpiece of chocolate being sculpted right in front of you. There is a 3-Saturday Demo Ticket OR an All Day Pass that includes the evening Gala.

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Silent Auction will open again next year!

Register Now and Bidding Online
April 20, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Items will go live as they come in, so check back frequently to ensure you are in the know. We will have more than 100 items from Hawaii restaurants, businesses and activities as well as mainland and international companies. You can bid for your favorite items when the auction goes live or “Buy Now” to secure it immediately.
Thank you for your support! If you would like to donate to our auction - please visit the site and hit the donate now button.
P.S: Remember: The festival is a fundraiser so proceeds from the silent auction go towards our beneficiaries and cacao education!

Shop and Support

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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