AVENTURA, Fla. – (Oct. X, 2012) – Satisfy that ever-present sweet tooth at Aventura Mall’s annual Chocolate Festival on Sunday, October 14, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. A chocoholic’s dream, the mall’s Center Court will showcase a decadent display of delicious morsels prepared by some of South Florida’s most popular restaurants and chocolatiers.

At this true celebration of all things chocolate, visitors tantalize their taste buds by purchasing tickets at the event ($1 each or 12 for $10) and exchanging them for the treats. Plus, a special showcase will feature chocolate-inspired fashion accessories designed by students from Ai Miami International University of Art & Design.

The Chocolate Festival also includes a kids’ chocolate station and raffles for fabulous prizes will be held throughout the event. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Craniofacial Association.

Chocolate Festival participants include: B.C. Tacos, FIU Culinary School, Timo, Turnberry Isle, Turnberry Ocean Colony, Porto Vita, Grand Lux, Munch Cakes, Crepe Maker, Sweet Tooth, Le Chocolatier, Dolce Picatta, Hip Pops, Dolce Cupcakes, We Take the Cake, The Sweet Ideas and more.

For more information, call 305-935-1110.

About Aventura Mall

South Florida's #1 shopping destination among locals and international visitors, Aventura Mall ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and Macy’s, Aventura Mall boasts 300 specialty stores, ranging from chic, internationally renowned names such as Louis Vuitton, Herve Leger, Burberry, Montblanc, Faconnable, Henri Bendel, Ulysse Nardin, Michael Kors, Breitling and Hugo Boss to many of the most popular and recognized retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Calvin Klein, Forever XXI, True Religion and Diesel. Aventura Mall is also home to 10 full-service restaurants and an exclusive contemporary art collection featuring 10 installations positioned throughout the shopping center.

Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information call (305) 935-1110, visit online at Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.

19501 Biscayne Boulevard Aventura, Fl 33180 | 305-935-1110