Calgary’s tastiest month is finally here and 2023, is bigger, better and sweeter than ever! YYC Hot Chocolate Fest has returned and some of the city’s best and most beloved eateries are participating.

From cafes and bars to restaurants and convenience stores, this year’s competitors have been challenged to create something truly unique using milk (and milk alternatives), chocolate (and chocolate alternatives), whipped toppings, unusual flavours and of wild mixins.

Your mission – should you choose to accept it, is to sip, savour and rank as many drinks as possible; though with over 100 contestants, you’re going to have one heck of a time picking and choosing where to go.

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Whether you hit Bullet Coffee House’s Caramel Wagon Wheel treat or the Choc Rootbeer Chai sip at For Goodness Bake, those interested in checking it out this time around are truly spoiled for choice.

Our advice, head to their website and choose your favourites! You’ve got some tough decisions ahead, but it’s all in support of the buy-one-give-one organization, Meals on Wheels so don’t miss it!

Happy sipping and enjoy!


When: Wednesday, February 1st – February 28th, 2023