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There’s a hot chocolate festival coming to Victoria at the end of January


Our mouths are already watering—and if you’re a fellow hot chocolate fan, yours will be too!

Not only is this incredible Hot Chocolate Festival going to be running for a full 32 days, the participating local businesses will be putting the money raised towards the BC SPCA Victoria Community Animal Centre. 

So, from January 20th to February 20th, you can check out the masterful hot chocolate creations that different businesses around town will have to offer.

They’re all eager to showcase their creativity and community spirit, and you get to enjoy a delectable treat—it’s a win-win!

Participating locations include popular hotspots like the Fairmont Empress, Chocolate & Co, Pure Lovin’, Shirley Delicious, and more.

If you want to view the full list, you can do so on their website

The Victoria Hot Chocolate Festival was created to encourage community building and supporting a good cause as well treat the supporters with a delicious and heartwarming treat. 

Prices of the drinks will be set by each shop, but $1 from each sale will go right to the BC SPCA, and their fundraising target is $10,000. 

Additionally, if you’re a vendor looking to join in on this incredible event, you can still email with an application—the more participants, the better!

Victoria visitors and residents alike, create your own location bucket list to ensure you get the chance to try them all. 

You’ll have plenty of time to consume your weight in hot chocolate and we’ll be right there with you!

Hot Chocolate Festival

  • Where: Participating businesses across southern Vancouver Island
  • When: Saturday, January 20th to Tuesday, February 20th

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