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fairchild chocolate“Cacao” is the word on the tip of everyone’s tongue at the 9th Annual International Chocolate Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, during three days of delicious activities complete with sampling, cooking demos, an interactive cacao display, seminars and kids’ events from Friday, January 23 – Sunday, January 25, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

During the festival and through May 31, 2015, large-scale glass sculptures by world-renowned American artist Dale Chihuly will be exhibited throughout all 83 acres as part of the annual Art at Fairchild.

The International Chocolate Festival is sponsored by Whole Foods Market, the Mexico Tourism Board, Nestlé Nesquik Miami, and New York Life Insurance Co.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156. Admission to the festival is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17, and free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under. Eco-discounts and military discounts are available.

For more information and a complete schedule call 305-667-1651 or visit the International Chocolate Festival webpage.