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Go cocoa-nuts: the Northwest Chocolate Festival is here

Learn about how the dessert is made, get into the ethics of its production, and sample chocolate from around the world.

Three rows of packaged chocolates from Indi at Pike Place, with a worker wearing gloves in the background.

Seattle’s own Indi Chocolate is one such brand you can expect to find at the Northwest Chocolate Festival.

Photo via Indi Chocolate

Is there any event that sounds as decadent as the Northwest Chocolate Festival? Surprise — it’s in our own backyard.

The two-day all-things cacao festival is taking place Saturday, Oct. 7-Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. In addition to offering sweet treat samples from 100+ global brands, the festival has a variety of sugary educational events.

Here are a few that we’re excited about:

Day and weekend passes are on sale starting at $34.