Dover, DE, November 02, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s annual Chocolate Festival will be held in the Rollins Center this year on Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
The festival will feature a large variety of chocolate and candy exhibitors, ice carving contest, gingerbread village, plentiful holiday gift selections, yummy food to purchase, and holiday cooking tips. Live entertainment includes holiday instrumentals, choral performances, and dance performances by Delaware Ballet Company. “Santa” will appear for photos with the kids.
This year’s new chocolaty feature is a 10’ tree made of Oreo Sandwich Cookies, constructed by Kraft Foods. The tree will take two days to assemble in the hotel lobby. Each graduated tier will be covered in chocolate and Oreos then festooned with chocolate ornaments and other decorative elements.
The Delaware Hospice Festival of Trees will again be held in conjunction with the Chocolate Festival and is open to the public. Festival of Trees admission is free, and hours are as follows:
Nov. 22, 23, 24 & 27: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov. 26: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nov. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Chocolate Festival admission is free for all children younger than 18, and $5 for adults at the door to the Rollins Center. To register as a vendor, persons may contact Jeannine Lahey at 302-857-2166 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. The casino is open 24 hours daily and consists of table games including blackjack, craps, roulette, poker, baccarat and more, and approximately 2,700 video lottery terminals controlled by Delaware Lottery. The Crown Royal® Poker Room on the third floor offers Texas Hold ‘Em with a Bad Beat Jackpot and daily poker tournaments. Trackview Slots has slots and electronic blackjack games on the fourth floor. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April. The Colonnade features the Race & Sports Book with professional football parlay betting and horse racing simulcasts, a casino lounge called Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, and shops and restaurants consisting of The Marketplace, Swarovski, Godiva, Fashions of The Colonnade, Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House, Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Sweet Perks Too. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites, indoor pool, sauna, exercise room, gift shop, Toppers Spa/Salon, 1600-seat Rollins Center® and 35,000 sq. ft. of event space. Property amenities include 12 restaurants/bars. For more information, please visit www.doverdowns.com.