Celebrate your love of chocolate at Dayton’s annual celebration of the sweet treat

Chocolate lovers will flock to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 2 for the 18th Annual Chocolate Festival. Jim Noelker/Dayton Daily News
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Chocolate lovers will flock to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 2 for the 18th Annual Chocolate Festival. Jim Noelker/Dayton Daily News

Credit: Jim Noelker

Credit: Jim Noelker

Faith and Friends Radio is hosting a festival dedicated to one of the most beloved food groups: chocolate. The Christian Internet radio station, which launched in 2011, presents the 18th annual Chocolate Festival at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Dayton on Saturday, Oct. 2.

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The annual fundraiser for Faith and Friends will again feature a wide variety of chocolate and non-chocolate products, plus unique craft items offered by dozens of local and regional vendors.

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Every year, people enter the chocolate recipe contest with chocolate ice cream pies, cheesecakes, cookies, fudges, truffles and others. Entrants are judged on taste, appearance, creativity and presentation.

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The event features chocolatiers, arts & crafts vendors, food trucks, games, a chocolate recipe contest and a performance from Christian musician Nancy Honeytree.

HOW TO GO

What: Faith and Friends Radio’s 18th annual Chocolate Festival

Where: Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton

When: Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

More info: www.facebook.com/events/790133444818022