SOURCE: Orange County Chocolate Festival

July 17, 2012 17:05 ET

Vendor Applications Are Now Available for the 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival to Be Held November 3, 2012

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 17, 2012) - Vendor applications are now available for the 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival on November 3, 2012. The festival will be moved this year to Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove where organizers will be able to accommodate more vendors and festival attendees.

Vendor applications are available for exhibitors in three areas: chocolate, wine and holiday gifts. "We are pleased that the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency will allow us to accommodate more vendors than we have in the past, and that this gives our guests at the festival even more opportunities to sample the finest in chocolates, wines and holiday gift items," said Clark Bevans, Orange County Chocolate Festival Co-Manager.

Chocolate vendors for the 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival include candy manufacturers, chocolate specialties, desserts, and more. Organizers are also expecting wine vendors from key California wineries to participate in the 3rd annual Orange County Chocolate Festival.

Vendor applications are available at, or by emailing Festival organizers are encouraging vendors to register early to avoid being placed on a waiting list. "We've already had a number of requests from potential vendors to sign up for this event, and we certainly want anyone interested to be in early enough to be part of this great event, and the marketing that goes with the festival," said Alex Accetta, the other Co-Manager of the festival.

The 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival will also include live demonstrations by well known chocolatiers, a new Kids Zone, where children will have separate activities of their own during the festival, and live entertainment.

Tickets for the 2012 Orange County Chocolate Festival will go on sale August 1, 2012, and will be available online at, or by mail.

For more information, contact the Orange County Chocolate Festival at (714) 916-4079, or

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