Satisfy that ever-present sweet tooth at Aventura Mall’s annual Chocolate Festival on Sunday, October 9, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. A chocoholic’s dream, the mall’s Center Court will showcase a decadent display of delicious morsels prepared by some of South Florida’s most popular restaurants.
At this true celebration of all things chocolate, visitors tantalize their taste buds by purchasing tickets at the event ($1 each or 12 for $10) and exchanging them for the treats. And starting at 2 p.m., Aventura Mall will host a runway show featuring chocolate-inspired fashions designed by students from Ai Miami International University of Art & Design.
The Chocolate Festival also includes a kids’ chocolate station and raffles for fabulous prizes will be held throughout the event. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Craniofacial Association.
Chocolate Festival participants include: Grand Lux Café, Porto Vita, Turnberry Isle Miami, Turnberry Ocean Colony, Alisa’s Painted Bistro, Florida International University School of Hospitality, Nordstrom Café Bistro, Miami International University of Art & Design, We Take the Cake, Godiva, Woodfield Country Club, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and more.
Aventura Mall’s Chocolate Festival is sponsored by Epic, Gym Kids, New York Bakeries, Ann & Ari Deshe Family, B.C. Tacos and Isle Casino.
South Florida’s #1 shopping destination among locals and international visitors, Aventura Mall ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and Macy’s, Aventura Mall boasts 300 specialty stores, ranging from chic, internationally renowned names such as Louis Vuitton, Herve Leger by MaxAzria, Burberry, Faconnable, Henri Bendel, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss to many of the most popular and recognized retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Calvin Klein, Forever XXI, True Religion and Diesel. Aventura Mall is also home to 10 full-service restaurants and an exclusive contemporary art collection featuring 10 installations positioned throughout the shopping center.
Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information call (305) 935-1110, visit online at www.aventuramall.com, join our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AventuraMall or follow us on Twitter @AventuraMall. Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.