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Chocolate Festival 2015
January 31, 2015 | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
at the Marriott Conference Center & Hotel at the NCED

2801 State Highway 9, East, Norman, Oklahoma 73071


Tickets are no longer available online. Please call or visit the Firehouse Art Center to purchase tickets, 405-329-4523. Business hours are 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday - Friday.

Tickets will also be available to purchase at the fundraiser, Saturday, 10:30 - 1:30. 

*Tickets purchased online after Thursday, January 22, will not be mailed. Tickets will instead be available at Will Call during the event.

The premiere tasting is a one-hour session that kicks off the Festival at 10:30 AM. Premiere ticket holders receive 15 chocolate samples from vendors. Premiere tickets are $40.
Premiere Session tickets are sold out.

Five regular sessions, scheduled every half hour starting at 11:30 AM, provide ticketholders with 10 chocolate samples. Regular session tickets are $25.
Tickets are still available for 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, and 1:30 Sessions.
11:30 Session tickets are sold out.

About Chocolate Festival
The Chocolate Festival is the Firehouse Art Center's only annual fundraiser and membership drive. During the event, vendors will offer thousands of samples of delectable chocolate-inspired delights for those who wish to purchase tickets, the proceeds of which will support Firehouse Art Center art education programs. While the Chocolate Festival is the FAC’s only annual fundraiser, it is the hope of the organization that the event will not only raise funds, but also awareness of the visual arts and arts education in the Norman community through the inclusion of the free art activities that take place during the event.

The Firehouse Art Center’s Chocolate Festival was voted “Best Food Festival” in the 2011 and 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards from The Norman Transcript; received “the Best of the Best 2011” as Best Charity Event from Oklahoma Magazine; and won the 2009 Frontier Country Grand Award for Outstanding Food Festival in Central Oklahoma. It has been ranked third among food festivals in the U.S. by TV’s Food Network and has been featured in Southern Living and Bon Appetite magazines.
Chocolate Festival Arts Day
Chocolate Festival is the FAC's only annual fundraiser, but the event also serves to build awareness of the visual arts and arts education in the Norman community through the inclusion of free art activities. This year's fundraiser will feature foil sculpting for both adults and children and "Creative Cube" painting for children. Art activities are free of charge and Chocolate Festival tickets are not required to participate. FAC faculty and instructors will be on hand to demonstrate and assist with the activities and to discuss the children's and adult art education programs offered at the Firehouse Art Center and at local public elementary schools.

Chocolate Festival 2014 Best Sample Award Winners
The votes have been tallied! LOCAL and Legend’s defended their positions as Best Sample award-winners and were joined by new vendor Scratch Kitchen & Cocktails as the top three choices selected by this year’s festival attendees.

1st Place: LOCAL
     2nd Place: Legend's Restaurant & Catering
     3rd Place: Scratch Kitchen &