Full schedule coming soon.
Q. Is there an entry fee?
The festival itself is free and all are welcome to enjoy the bands, stage presentations and atmosphere.
Q. What's new this year?
Tasting details: This year, we will have an indoor area where you can purchase tickets for $2 each to sample specialty chocolates created by chocolatiers from Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. One dollar from each ticket sold will support a local charity. Tickets will be avaialble on-site only. Cash only please.
Vendors will have samples and baking contest entrants will bring samples as well (LIMIT TWO PER PERSON).
Children's area details: Wristbands are available for purchase; $10 for unlimited play on bounce houses provided by The Carnival Guy.
There is also a game truck, Sky’s The Limit, that will also have video game times to be purchased.
Q. Will there be free samples to taste?
Yes! Every outside vendor will have samples to taste until they run out. We will do our best to provide as many samples as possible.
Q. Are Pets Welcomed?
Yes! Pets on leashes are welcome but will not be allowed into the indoor Ticketed Tasting area.
Q. Will there be entertainment?
Yes. One stage will have musical performances. Another will have chocolate demonstrations, bean to bar presentation and a chocolate pudding eating contest.
Q. Will there be a Baking Contest this year?
Yes! The winners of each category will be announced at 2:30 p.m. on the demonstration stage. Baking contest registrations are due by Sept. 27, with items delivered to Visit Topeka on the morning of Sept. 30.