Chocolate Festival & Expo

Chocolate Festival & Expo

Chocolate Festival & Expo

Has the question ever crossed your mind if it was possible to fall into a chocolate induced coma? Well if it was ever going to happen it wouldnt be in a fictional childrens book but rather at a festival set up to celebrate all things chocolate. That's white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, diabetic chocolate and organic chocolate in all its shapes, set out to attract a sweet-toothed public at Johannesburgs Chocolate Festival & Expo, at the Gallagher Convention Centre. More than your day to day slabs, sauces and sweets the expo introduces you to, chocolate dishes, spas, diamonds and make-ups that are just some of the unusual products and services on offer at the festival. Visitors can also join informative workshops, where topics such as the Risk of Obesity and Dealing with Diabetes are dealt with as well as learning how to cook with chocolate at the Theatre Kitchens. That sounds like a lot to take in but its all possible because there is plenty of entertainment for the little ones too while you are busy. The fairyland and theme park has bouncy castles, musicians, magicians and puppet shows that should entertain them for hours.

The festival takes place each year in March at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

For more information please contact:
Tel: +27-11-8650523
Or email: ronell@chocexpo.co.za

DIRECTIONS TO GALLAGHER ESTATE
From the airport:
Take the R 24 to Johannesburg, at Gillooly's Interchange take the N3 split to Pretoria. Stay on this road for approximately 15 km, then take the N 1 split to Pretoria. Take either the Allandale or New Road turnoff (see below)
ALLANDALE TURNOFF:
From Johannesburg:
Take the Allandale Road Off Ramp to enter Midrand. Turn right into Allandale. At the third set of robots, take the slip road into the R101 Old Johannesburg Road. At the next robot, turn left into Le Roux Rd. At the Stop Street by the Caltex garage, turn right into Richards Drive. Proceed over two stop streets. Gallagher Estate will be on your left.
From Pretoria:
Take the Allandale Road Off Ramp to enter Midrand. Turn left into Allandale. At the second set of robots, take the slip road into the R101 Old Johannesburg Road. At the next robot, turn left into Le Roux Rd. At the Stop Street by the Caltex garage, turn right into Richards Drive. Proceed over two stop streets. Gallagher Estate will be on your left.
NEW ROAD TURNOFF:
From Johannesburg:
Take the New Road turnoff (after Allandale). Turn right at the robots into New Road and drive over the highway passing the robots. At the second set of robots after this, turn right into K101 Old Pretoria Road. Turn right into Johnnic Boulevard and drive into Gallagher's entrance
From Pretoria - N1 towards Johannesburg.
Take the New Road turnoff, turn left at the robots into New Road. At the second set of robots, turn right onto K101 Old Pretoria Road. Turn right into Johnnic Boulevard and drive into Gallaghers entrance

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