20th annual Chocolate Festival set for Feb. 18 in Greenville

GREENVILLE — The 20th annual Chocolate Festival is returning to Greenville from 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Greenville Consolidated School (130 Pritham Avenue). Chocolate enthusiasts can purchase a small or large box ($7.50 or $12.50, respectively) and fill it up with the sweet treats available. There will also be live music and a raffle/auction featuring prizes from local businesses.

Online ticket holders can get early bird access starting at 11:30 a.m. for the best chocolate selection. Tickets can be purchased at

This event supports Destination Moosehead Lake, the local chamber of commerce and destination marketing organization, and is sponsored by Northeast Whitewater, Hammond Lumber, Indian Hill Trading Post, and Leslie’s Backyard Blooms. Auction sponsors include Central Maine Power, Mud Puddle Mercantile, and Bangor Savings Bank. Chocolate sponsors contributing to the festival’s sweet offerings are Northern Light CA Dean Hospital, Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union, and Camden National Bank. 

The Maine Highlands promotes visitation in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. At the heart of the majestic state of Maine, The Maine Highlands features the state’s highest peak, Katahdin; longest river, the Penobscot; and largest lake, Moosehead. In addition to these natural wonders, the region is also home to Maine’s third-largest city, Bangor, with easy access to major interstates and the Bangor International Airport. Located in the center of Maine, it’s a convergence of outdoor adventure, history and culture within a stunning natural amphitheater of mountains, lakes and woods. To learn more, visit

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