Whether a weekend excursion, a special summers end or an unforgettable festival, the EuroBean Chocolate Festival at Rochsburg Castle in Lunzenau is the perfect destination for any venture on the first weekend of August.
Chocolate Organic & Fair
The quality of our chocolates is particularly important to us. For this reason, we only present chocolate manufacturers who work according to the bean-to-bar principle. Organic farmers produce unique cocoa for this purpose, which is then processed into the finest chocolate in manufactoryies It's all about organic farming, fair treatment of all parties involved and of course the production of unique quality - genuine handwork.
Meet the Maker
Under the theme "Meet the Maker", visitors to have the opportunity to not only taste the finest chocolates, but also get to know their origins and the creators of these sweet delicacies. In addition to the well-known chocolate makers of recent years such as Chocolate Tree from Scotland, Herufek from the Czech Republic, Cococaravan from England and Zotter Schokoladen from Austria, other international chocolate manufacturers will be presenting their extraordinary products in the coming years. In addition, NGOs and local companies with a focus on trade and sustainability complete the marketplace offering.
For those who want to be there right from the start, the Grand Opening on Friday evening offers the perfect opportunity to gain exclusive insights into this year's festival programme and exhibitor offerings - including extensive tastings and getting to know the Chocolate Makers personally. An exciting evening awaits you all around bean-to-bar chocolate. .
Children will certainly not be bored in between the chocolate ralley, craft workshops, the treasure hunt and drum workshop as well as the puppet theatre! All the while their parents enjoy chocolate tastings, workshops, movie presentations or performances.
Concerts, Workshops & more
As a musical conclusion, there will be live concerts on Saturday evening and the closing event on Sunday, at which the public prize will be awarded and the winner of the EuroBean Chocolate of the Year Award will be chosen.
Apart from chocolate, there will of course be many other delicacies to discover during the weekend, which take up the principle of the best organic food as well. The selection ranges from a wide assortment of finger food all the way to the small restaurant.
Tickets can be purchased during the festival directly at the entrance to Rochsburg (for ticket prices visit the visitor information).