Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the theme of this year’s chocolate fest being hosted at Bay Street Complex in St George’s Bay, St Julian’s, from Saturday, 30 March, 2013, to Sunday, 7 April, 2013.
Every day from 12 noon to 6 p.m., visitors can enjoy a range of stalls, entertainment and displays. The main attraction will be Malta’s largest chocolate tree, sponsored by Nestlé. Other attractions include Nestlé chocolate painting, a long chocolate collage by ITS students, body painting and specialist praline chocolate making. Stalls will include cupcakes, chocolate soap, cake pops, sweets and a chocolate fountain. As for the children there will a meet and greet with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory characters.
On Saturday and Sunday, 6 and 7 April, Master Chocolatier Andrew Farrugia, holder of the Guinness World Record for the longest chocolate sculpture, will be creating chocolate centrepieces between 12 noon and 7 p.m., and Richard Pons, holder of the Guinness World Record for chocolate cocktails, will be serving some of his creations.
Throughout the Chocofest event, Bay Street will be running a special shop and win competition, giving shoppers a chance to win prizes from five golden tickets. Prizes which are sponsored by Travel Issa, who have recently opened in Bay Street, Hamilton Travel, Nestlé, and Juniors fun and learn centre and include Disneyland Paris accommodation, weekend breaks, travel vouchers, Nestlé hampers and children’s toys.
“Bay Street will be a prime attraction for chocoholics over the Easter and school holidays, and we look forward to welcoming our guests to shop, dine and have fun with us,” a spokesman for Bay Street said.
Bay Street is offering two hours free parking in the outdoor car park with any purchase from Bay Street from Saturday, 30 March, 2013, to Sunday, 7 April, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
For more information telephone 2138 4421 or go to the Bay Street Facebook page www.facebook.com/baystreetmalta.