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Annual Chocolate Affair

Chocolate Affair ~ Annual Fundraiser for Arvada Ralston House 

Celebrate Chocolate Time in Olde Town Arvada

Proceeds Benefit Ralston House Child Advocacy Center

2017 Dates TBD

Location: Olde Town Arvada, Arvada Library, Rising Church and Arvada Historical Society

Chocolate! Chocolate!  Chocolate!  It’s a love affair with everything chocolate. Bliss out on tasty delights and have fun in Olde Town.

2016 Festival Activities: 

  • Chocolate Taste
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Balloon artist
  • Face painting
  • Storytelling
  • Chocolate playdough creations
  • Lamp post hearts - $25 each

New this year: 

  • Golden Tickets – buy a chocolate bar to try and win the golden ticket for a gift card to Scrumptious - Rising Church 
  • Chocolatier booth decoration contest – vote for your favorite decorated chocolatier booth
  • Local bakery cake decorating contest – vote for your favorite chocolate cake creation and the winner gets to take it home to enjoy! Rising Church


  • View Olde Town parking map under Resources
  • Parking: Side streets throughout Olde Town
  • Vance Lot (north of RTD)
  • Movie theater parking lot (southwest corner of the parking lot on 55th and Olde Wads.)
  • FREE Olde Town Shuttle will be shuttling people up the hill from the Vance lot and the movie theater lot.

Miscellaneous Information: 

  • Ticket information: $1 per ticket with all proceeds benefiting the Arvada Ralston House – an advocacy center for children who are victims of abuse or neglect. Buy your tickets at the Historic Olde Town Arvada (HOTA) tent in Olde Town Square (57th Ave. and Olde Wadsworth)
  • Pick up your clues in Olde Town Square from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and compete for great prizes! 
  • While our chocolatiers bring a lot of different chocolate tasting samples, please note they are just samples and some samples may run out. 

Contact Information: or 303-420-6100 or or 720-898-7403.