September 26th & 27th

Indulge your sweet tooth this weekend at our Chocolate and Wine festival featuring local chocolatiers and wineries! Participate in one of our many ‘sweet’ events held all weekend including a chocolate pie eating contest and FREE wine tastings.

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Chocolate Festival

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Located in the Special Events Field
Would you like to be avendor?

All bakers are invited to compete in the new Cupcake Battle! Grab your apron and mixing bowl to whip up your best cupcake recipe for a chance to win great prizes and bragging rights of the best cupcake in the Realm. Award Ceremony held daily at 5:00pm on the Special Event Stage in Shepherd's Green!

Cast your vote by 5:00pm in Shepherd's Green!

Grand Prize of $250!

Registration Form

Official Judging By:

2nd Annual Kid's Cupcake Decorating Competition

All kids under the age of 12 are welcome to participate in the 2nd Annual Kid's Cupcake Decorating Competition! Decorate two matching cupcakes at home to use for display. The cupcakes will be judged by Festival patrons and the winners will receive great prizes!

Cast your vote by 5:00pm in Shepherd's Green!

Registration Form

Sponsored By:

Free Sutter Home Wine Tasting

Join us at the Pavilion Stage. Must be 21 years of age or older
and have valid driver's license to taste wine.Daily at 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:30pm in the Pavilion.

Free Vow Renewals

Looking for a little romance? Renew your vows free! No pre-registration required. Meet at Banner Oak Event Center 15 minutes prior to the vow renewals.

Held daily at 11:00am & 4:00pm at the Banner Oaks Event Center

Wine Tasting Demo

Ever wonder how professional wine tasters can identify wines just by smelling and tasting? In this fun, audience-participation session, wine educator and Certified Sommelier, Kent Benson will reveal wine tastings secrets and show you how to taste like a pro. Along the way, you'll learn what characteristics to expect from certain grape varieties and how to more successfully choose wines you will like. And, as always, Kent will field any and all of your wine questions.

Held daily at 11:30am and 2:30pm on the Shepherd's Green Stage!

Chocolate Pie Eating Contest

Put your sweet tooth to the test in the Chocolate Pie Eating Contest!

Held daily at 1:30pm on the Shepherd's Green Stage!

Best Bloomers Competition

Show off your fanciful bloomers for a chance to win great prizes!

Held daily at 11:30am on the Pavilion Stage!

Grape Stomp

Put your legs to work and get your feet dirty in true wine making fashion at the Grape Stomp.

Held daily at 12:00pm on Shepherd's Green!

Best Pick Up Line Contest

Share the pick up line that swept your soulmate off their feet! Let the audience decide which line is best.

Held daily at 3:30pm on the Pavilion!

Wine, Chocolate & Romance Vendors


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Important Forms:

Chocolate Vendor Registration Form
Cupcake Battle Registration Form
Kid's Cupcake Decorating Registration Form
Cupcake Battle Flyer
Cupcake Battle FAQ


Questions or comments:

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