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Festival of Fine Chocolate and Fine Art to be held in Carefree


CAREFREE – Get a sweet start on Valentine’s Day celebrations at Magic Bird’s Carefree Fine Chocolate and Fine Art Festival, running Feb. 10-12, at 101 Easy St., in the Carefree Desert Gardens. 

The annual event has become a popular Valentine’s Day weekend destination, treating families, couples, and epicureans to an expansive market of artisan gifts, gourmet goodies, and live entertainment.

Located in the beautiful Carefree Desert Gardens, attendees can stroll throughout the winding botanical paths while taking in the fine art and fine fare.

Featured chocolatiers include The San Francisco Chocolate Factory, known for its fresh-dipped fruits that come in a variety of decadent toppings, and Xocalatl’s handmade truffles crafted by Jason Wasser. 

Local favorite It’s a Devine Bakery will serve an array of European-inspired sweets, from fresh-baked pastries to artisan breads and mouth-watering desserts. The show also includes packaged culinary offerings alongside handcrafted gifts and original artwork.

One of Magic Bird Festival’s longest running shows, the Carefree Artisan Gifts & Chocolate Festival is meant to be savored. This free event takes place daily, Feb. 10-12, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, call (480) 488-2014 or visit