Athens Main Street invites you to take a stroll down chocolate lane on February 2nd
ATHENS, Ala.– You won’t need a golden ticket to walk these chocolate streets.
Athens Main Street is hosting the ever-popular Chocolate Walk on Saturday, February 2nd from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Chocolate Walk will start at the Athens Main Street Office located at 107 N. Jefferson Street.
Over 15 businesses in downtown Athens donate chocolate to support the non-profit fundraiser. Ticket holders will receive a list of participating businesses, a walking map, and a bag to collect their delicious goodies on the day of the self-guided event.
“We were astounded by the Love of All Things Chocolate! 200 tickets to the event were snapped up within 48 hours. Our record number of participating businesses are eager to greet everyone on Saturday. They have offered great Sweet Deals, sure to delight shoppers,” said Tere Richardson the Athens Main Street Executive Director.
Although tickets are sold out, anyone can enjoy the wonderful specials offered by Downtown merchants.
Sweet Deals –
- Belles and Beaus: Take ½ off all winter apparel, sign up to win a lovie, enjoy a yummy chocolate goody.
- Bennett’s Clothing: Take an additional 10% off, sale and clearance items included (excludes gift cards and tuxedo rentals), sign up to win a $25 Bennett’s Gift Card, enjoy a yummy chocolate treat.
- Boneyard Antiques: Various vendors will offer up to 50% off, sign up to win a $50 Gift Card with every $10 purchase, enjoy Chocolate Fondue.
- CEI Bookstore: Take 20% off Love & Marriage titles, sign up to win Love & Marriage Book Bundle, enjoy dipped and drizzled Matzos and Valentine Snack Mix.
- Clinton Street Cottage Antiques: Take 20% off everything, enjoy Chocolate Covered Pretzels.
- Crawford’s Gifts: Take 10%-20% off store specials, sign up to win a heart bracelet ($40 value), enjoy a yummy homemade chocolate treat.
- Epiphany Boutique: Take 20% storewide, sign up to win a $25 Gift Card, enjoy a Chocolate Rose.
- HLC Realty: Locally owned Real Estate Company ready to work with you! Sign up to win a bottle of wine in a caddy made from reclaimed barn wood, enjoy Moo Moo Chew.
- High Cotton Arts: Live Music from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Sweet-Art pieces for sale and suitable for gift giving, sign up to win a $25 Gift Certificate & a High Cotton Arts Tshirt, enjoy a Popcorn Bar with lots of Chocolate and Sweet Toppings. Participating artists will also have chocolate in their studios.
- Pimentos: Take 20% off all home fragrance and body care, sign up to win a Charcoal Rose Gift Basket.
- Pulse Boutique: Take 40% off Fall/Winter clothing, 20% off jewelry and accessories, sign up to win a Sky Cashmere Scarf ($50 value).
- Snapdragon Kids: Take 20% off regular priced items, enjoy yummy assorted Chocolate treats.
- Square Clock Coffee: Sign up to win a $10 Gift Card, enjoy frosted Brownie Bites.
- Sweetest Thing Tea Room: Enjoy daily lunch specials and a delicious Chocolate treat.
- Tammy’s Fine Jewelry: Sign up to win a Silver Created Ruby Necklace & Earrings, enjoy a yummy chocolate treat.
- Terranova’s: Specials of the Month – Chicken Florentine & Homemade Beef Stew, sign up to win a $25 Gift Card, enjoy Chocolate Covered Pecans.
- Tootlebugs: Take 15% off storewide, sign up to win a gift basket, enjoy delicious chocolate candy.
- Trinity’s: Receive a Sweet Grace candle gift with purchase, select Happy Everything markdowns, enjoy delicious Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters.
- U.G. White: Sign up to win one pound of chocolate, enjoy a double chocolate cheesecake dip or a sweet treat from the Chocolate counter.
- Village Pizza: Sign up to win a VP Gift Card, enjoy their own recipe of homemade Chocolate “Crack.”
- The Warten House Bed & Breakfast: See this lovely historic home, enjoy an assortment of freshly made chocolate treat