Haute Chocolate Hop


Thank you for your interest in the Haute Chocolate Hop. The Feb. 2, 2018 event is sold out, but you are still more than welcome to visit Downtown this evening for regular free First Friday activities at 22 galleries, retailers and restaurants. Click here to learn more.

We are very sorry if you missed your chance to buy tickets. Another progressive dessert tasting will be offered on First Friday in September this year, so keep your eyes peeled for the Popsicle Promenade! Be the first to get tickets by joining our enewsletter.

Eticket holders may redeem their printed or digital receipt at any participating Haute Chocolate Hop location to receive their Chocolate Passport. Get your passport stamped between 5 and 8 p.m. and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Downtown Gift Card, good at more than 100 Downtown businesses. 8 stamps = 1 entry, ALL stamps = two entries!

Proceeds from the 2018 Haute Chocolate Hop benefit Art on the Streets and other cultural programs brought to you by Downtown Ventures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

THE 2018 haute chocolate hop FEATURES:

Rico’s Cafe and Wine Bar, offering a delicious square of Belgian Dolfin Chocolat in four decadent flavors and presenting work by local artists throughout the cafe. 322 N. Tejon St.

STORY COFFEE COMPANY, offering aromatic orange-ginger hot chocolate. 120 E. Bijou St.

COLORADO PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL, offering hot chocolate and chocolate treats from a local restaurant and presenting new work by local photographers. 14 E. Bijou St.

BOULDER STREET GALLERY, offering chocolate goodies and presenting new works in watercolor, oil, pastel and acrylic by the 27 Boulder Street Gallery artists. 206 N. Tejon St.

BINGO BURGERoffering a special Haute Chocolate rendition of their signature Boozy Shake. 132 N. Tejon St.

PAINTING WITH A TWIST, offering your choice of two chocolate beers (for visitors 21-plus) and a chocolate and art goody bag. 115 N. Tejon St.

CACAO CHEMISTRY, offering a ganache truffle (milk or dark) and presenting works by artist Carol Darling. 109 N. Tejon St.

THE PERK DOWNTOWN, offering your choice of chocolate coffee shot or brownie bite, and presenting an exhibit of work by local photographer Robin Schneider. 14 S. Tejon St.

PLAZA OF THE ROCKIES, offering an array of chocolate delicacies by Chef Stevie and presenting the work of a local artist yet to be announced. 111 S. Tejon St.

Cottonwood Center for the Arts, offering mini chocolate cupcakes from the Cupcake Girls and presenting Color Block: Works inspired by Blinky Palermo427 E. Colorado Ave.

KREUSER GALLERY, offering a 2-ounce bag of its signature Colorado Gold (white chocolate and caramel) coffee blend roasted on-site at this gallery-roastery venue, and presenting The Rough, the Wicked and the Wild: New works by Jess Preble218 W. Colorado Ave.

The Independence Center, offering decadent treats from Mission Catering Company and presenting works by artists hailing from Cottonwood Center for the Arts729 S. Tejon St.

Questions? Email claire@downtowncs.com or call 886-0088.