Do you love chocolate? Then the 2017 Chocolate Festival in Ghiradelli Square is for you! Make your reservations at our boutique hotel and start planning your weekend of endless chocolate adventures along the bay. This fun culinary festival is set to kick off on September 9th and 10th in the heart of San Francisco. The Ghiradelli Chocolate Festival is an exciting annual event that chocolate lovers look forward to every September.
Sample your way through the best chocolate vendors in the world. The 2017 festival features more than 50 booths to indulge your sweet tooth. In between bites, watch the Chef Demonstrations to learn new tricks on how to cook with chocolate. Or head to the Chocolate Lounge to sip premium samples from local breweries and wineries. Make sure you don't miss the Ghirardelli Chocolate Earthquake Ice Cream Eating Contest! This fun event is so popular, it takes places three times a day during the festival. Tickets for the Chocolate Festival range from $20-50 and can be purchased online. All of the proceeds from the festival go to a great cause in San Francisco, Project Open Hand that helps feed seniors in need.
Ghirardelli Square is not hard to reach from our boutique hotel in Mountain View. You can hop in your car and drive to this San Francisco landmark in a little over an hour. You can also take public transport to the city. The commuter rail leaves from the Mountain View Caltrain Station a short distance from Crestview Hotel.