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Melt - Festival of Chocolate

Melt - Festival of Chocolate


  • Fri 30 Mar, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 31 Mar, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 1 Apr, 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Mon 2 Apr, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Kuirau Park, Corner of Ranolf St & Lake Rd, Rotorua Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Four days of Chocolate powered indulgence hits Rotorua for the first time this Easter Weekend.

Melt, Festival of Chocolate celebrates all things chocolate!

Friday night opens the festival with Cocoa Carnival, a free family carnival and parade in Kuirau Park, connecting the history of cocoa, with chocolate themed food vendors, music, dance, dressing up and having fun!

Test your baking knowledge at our Great Chocolate Cook-off on Saturday, checkout a demo, and up-skill with one of our Melt masterclasses.

Bring the kids on Sunday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Enjoy a decadent Fondue Breakfast on Monday morning, relaxing in a chocolate Spa, or kick back with a chocolate treat and enjoy the long weekend.

Eat it, drink it, enjoy it!

Many of the events in the festival are free for the public. Tickets to individual ticketed events will be on sale soon. For more details and to keep up to date, please follow our Facebook page, and checkout our website.

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