Long Grove Cocoa Crawl hits the sweet spot

  • Visitors stroll through historic downtown Long Grove during the village's fifth annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday. Sponsored by Long Grove Coffee and Confectionery and Village Tavern, the event featured hot cocoa-related creations poured (at no charge) and enjoyed outdoors.

      Visitors stroll through historic downtown Long Grove during the village's fifth annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday. Sponsored by Long Grove Coffee and Confectionery and Village Tavern, the event featured hot cocoa-related creations poured (at no charge) and enjoyed outdoors. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Kelly Wittich of Lake Zurich and her children Logan, 6, and Allison, 9, enjoy some hot chocolate during the Fifth Annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday.

      Kelly Wittich of Lake Zurich and her children Logan, 6, and Allison, 9, enjoy some hot chocolate during the Fifth Annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Mike Kaitson of the Long Grove Lions Club hands out free cocoa during the village's fifth annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday.

      Mike Kaitson of the Long Grove Lions Club hands out free cocoa during the village's fifth annual Cocoa Crawl Saturday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Participants in the Long Grove Cocoa Crawl Saturday could stroll through town or hop on a carriage ride. The event featured free hot chocolate or chocolate-themed samples from area merchants and restaurants.

      Participants in the Long Grove Cocoa Crawl Saturday could stroll through town or hop on a carriage ride. The event featured free hot chocolate or chocolate-themed samples from area merchants and restaurants. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 2/5/2022 5:39 PM

Although temperatures remained chilly Saturday, sunny skies and the promise of sweet treats drew visitors to Long Grove's annual Cocoa Crawl.

Participants could stroll through the historic downtown while sipping complimentary samples of hot chocolate, enjoy special chocolate treats at participating businesses, and ride on a horse-drawn carriage.

 

Those who spent $100 at a participating store or restaurant could receive an official Cocoa Crawl mug from the Long Grove Visitors Center.

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