Chocolate Fest opens in Long Grove

  • Bianca Vega, 19, of Arlington Heights bites down on a chocolate-covered strawberry to start her summer vacation at Chocolate Fest in Long Grove.

    Bianca Vega, 19, of Arlington Heights bites down on a chocolate-covered strawberry to start her summer vacation at Chocolate Fest in Long Grove. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Melanie Frett, 4, and her sister Grace, 2, of Crystal Lake get an early start Friday on the fun of Chocolate Fest in Long Grove with ice cream. The festival continues Saturday and Sunday.

    Melanie Frett, 4, and her sister Grace, 2, of Crystal Lake get an early start Friday on the fun of Chocolate Fest in Long Grove with ice cream. The festival continues Saturday and Sunday. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove Friday as crowds fill the streets for the three-day event.

    Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove Friday as crowds fill the streets for the three-day event. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Claire Snodgrass, 9, and her friend Elyse Empamano, 10, both of Hinsdale enjoy the fruits of the day as Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove and crowds fill the streets for the three-day event.

    Claire Snodgrass, 9, and her friend Elyse Empamano, 10, both of Hinsdale enjoy the fruits of the day as Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove and crowds fill the streets for the three-day event. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove as crowds and food booths fill the streets for the three-day event.

    Chocolate Fest returns to Long Grove as crowds and food booths fill the streets for the three-day event. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Kevin Kamens of Schaumburg, who operates the Strawberry Patch out of Glen Ellyn, shows off the favor of the day, chocolate at Chocolate Fest in Long Grove.

    Kevin Kamens of Schaumburg, who operates the Strawberry Patch out of Glen Ellyn, shows off the favor of the day, chocolate at Chocolate Fest in Long Grove. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 5/20/2016 5:23 PM

Chocolate Fest returned to Long Grove Friday, with its endless list of chocolate-infused foods, a chocolate scavenger hunt, kids activities and live music on three stages.

Presented by the Historic Downtown Long Grove Business Association, the fest runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 per person per day; free for kids 12 and younger. Parking is free.

 

Details about the fest are at visitlonggrove.com.

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