Bourbonnais, IL – The Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District announce Chocolate Tour 2020 is scheduled for Saturday, February 1 in the Village of Bourbonnais. The fourth annual event hosted by the Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District in conjunction with title sponsor, Sweet Street, will take place from noon to 5:00 p.m. $25 tickets will be available for purchase on Monday, December 2 online at www.btpd.org or in person during business hours at the Bourbonnais Township Park District Perry Farm House and the Village of Bourbonnais Administration Building.
Tour goers will explore Village of Bourbonnais businesses while indulging in chocolate treats and other sweet surprises. The winter event will be structured similar to previous years: participants will be provided with a tour map, passports to accompany them along their decadent journey and receive a stamp at each tour destination visited. A completed or full passport can be entered to win the Chocolate Tour grand prize, courtesy of Andaul Jewelers in Bourbonnais.
“The Chocolate Tour has evolved into this wonderful community event focused on connecting our residents and visitors with village businesses during an afternoon of winter fun,” explained Mayor Paul Schore. “We are thankful to have community partners such as the Bourbonnais Township Park District to cohost such an event.”
“The anticipation for this annual event grows each year. We love the collaboration effort between the BTPD & the Village of Bourbonnais,” stated Hollice Clark, Executive Director, BTPD.
2017 and 2018 event proceeds benefited the Event and Skate Plaza, a collaborative effort between the Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District. 2019 proceeds are currently supporting new programming and facility enhancements at the Children’s Safety Center. 2020 proceeds are projected to benefit the 1837 Log School Restoration Project in the Village of Bourbonnais, as well as, new programs for children and family-focused events at Perry Farm Park.
Chocolate Tour event tickets quickly sell out with a limited number of 350 tickets available. The public is encouraged to purchase tickets early.