Calling all chocoholics! Join chocolatiers, confectioners, wine purveyors and fellow sweets enthusiasts for a two-day celebration of one of America’s favorite treats and flavoring agents.

Slated for 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 at the Glendale Civic Center (5750 W. Glenn Drive), The Chocolate Experience promises chocolate, live music, chocolate pop artwork installations and plenty of interactive experiences for the entire family. Entry and parking are free for this special event, and attendees of all ages can shop for milk, dark, white, and other chocolate treats and confections throughout the festivities.

Guests who are 21 and over can opt for a Chocolate & Wine Pairing package, where they’ll enjoy four chocolates paired perfectly with four different fine wines, while youngsters can explore special chocolate-inspired sensory stations.

Saturday’s live music lineup includes performances by Chad Rubin Music, Marcus Tinsley Music and Grace Noelle Music, while Sunday’s event will feature the sounds of Joe Fladung Music and Notes from Neptune.

General admission and parking for the event is free. Chocolate & Wine Pairing packages ($15) are available for purchase online. Hungry for more information about The Chocolate Experience? Check out