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The Art of Chocolate Returns to Gig Harbor

“Art of Chocolate” event offers shopping specials for your Valentine,
decadent chocolate delights and a chance at a Gig Harbor Getaway

Gig Harbor WA, January 18, 2012 –
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association is sponsoring the third annual “Art of Chocolate” – a chocolate walk offered in conjunction with the First Saturday Art Walk on Saturday, February 4, 2012.

Pick up your passport and map at any participating business in the historic waterfront district.  Visit each store, find the perfect gift for your Valentine, eat a little chocolate, view great art at local galleries and get your passport validated to be eligible for prizes. Grand Prize is a Gig Harbor getaway, complete with an overnight stay at the Maritime Inn, dinner and lunch gift certificates for two from several of our wonderful downtown restaurants,   and many more prizes too numerous to list!  New this year, we have added a passport for kids so they can also participate and win great prizes too.

Fifty businesses in the historic waterfront district are participating in this mouth-watering promotion.  It is free to the public and runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Why not plan on an extended stay in the Harbor, enjoy dinner at one of our many fine restaurants and spend the night in one of our wonderful accommodations?

This event offers you the perfect opportunity to “shop local”, support our waterfront businesses and help build our local economy.  Sponsored by the Java & Clay Cafe, Gig Harbor Galleries, The Tides Tavern, and Carrot Stick Marketing.


The Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to bringing together community and waterfront district stakeholders, encouraging economic vitality and preserving our historic character.  For information about the GHHWA contact Mary DesMarais, Executive Director, at (253) 514-0071.