NC Eat & Play’s Hot Chocolate Festival & Night Market is sure to be a magical event that will get anyone in the spirit for the holidays.
Taking place on November 26th, Small Business Saturday, at Phillips Farms of Cary, this event includes shopping, Christmas trees, Santa, and everyone’s favorite holiday ingredient, Chocolate.
Local restaurants and food trucks will be set up on the farm selling their tasty food while highlighting a special dish that incorporates chocolate! From boozy sips to savory bites and sweet treats, Chocolate is the main theme of the menu.
Tickets are $20 and will allow guests to sample from a variety vendors, getting a taste of many chocolate-inspired drinks and bites.
With lower crowds and more to taste, the Warm Welcome Reception will be a special treat to those who snag tickets before they sell out.
Food You Can Expect in NC Eat & Play’s Hot Chocolate Festival and Night Market
Whether you participate in the sampling festival or choose to arrive after 6pm to shop with the public, there are so many tasty vendors to choose from.
Here’s a rundown of our confirmed food vendors for the Hot Chocolate Festival and the chocolatey specials they’ll be featuring! We will continue to update this blog as others confirm. It’s an excellent line up that we know you will love!
We are honored to have one of Raleigh’s oldest and most loved Mexican restaurants joining us! Dos Taquitos will be serving chicken molé tamales, sweet chocolate tamales, and Mexican hot chocolate.
Red White Bubbly and Brew
Red White Bubbly and Brew is a charming mobile bar serving up adult beverages. They will be featuring their chocolate wine with a Graham cracker rim and toasted marshmallow topping.
Dampf Good BBQ
Dampf Good BBQ is owned by two brothers with a mission to bring Texas barbecue to North Carolina. They are set up permanently at Phillips Farms Thurs-Sat with their giant smoker and delicious meats and sides.
They will be featuring smoked bacon brisket with an espresso bbq sauce.
V Pizza is rolling on site with their mobile pizza oven. V Pizza specializes in Neapolitan style pizzas using quality ingredients imported from Italy. They will be showcasing their indulgent wood-fired s’mores pizza.
Flask Cocktail Bar
Flask Cocktail Bar is an upscale but approachable bar serving craft cocktails in the Brier Creek area of Raleigh. They’ll be pouring boozy chocolate cocktails for guests of age to enjoy.
Tepuy Doughnuts are famous handcrafted sourdough doughnuts in Raleigh. They’ll be showcasing four flavors of decadent donuts.
Lizzee’s Apple is a family-owned candy apple company that creates custom apple creations. They are often set up at Phillips Farms’ markets as well as other pop ups throughout the triangle. They’ll be sharing candy apples and hot cocoa bombs.
Raleigh Biscuit Company
Raleigh Biscuit Company is known for their homemade artisan biscuits in a variety of flavors, as well as their charcuterie catering. They will be serving sweet chocolate biscuits.
Em’s Cafe and Catering
Em’s Cafe and Catering is a local business in Cary that specializes in delectable treats, to-go meals, and catering. They will be bringing hot chocolate peppermint donuts and mini white chocolate cupcakes.
Mr. A’s Beignets
Mr. A’s Beignets is a local food truck that crafts fresh beignets, a dessert delicacy that traces its roots to New Orleans. They will be serving up their beignets with chocolate sauce.
Leave us a comment letting us know which vendor you are most looking forward to trying!