Win Tickets & Gift Basket ($100+): Portland Chocolate Festival @ Oregon Convention Center | Samples, Drinks, Music, Prizes

We are giving away a package for for the 2012 Portland Chocolate Festival at the Oregon Convention Center. The package includes two tickets to Friday’s premiere night ($40, must be 21+) and a chocolate martini gift basket from Leonidas Fresh Belgian Chocolate worth $100! Due to the OLCC, the basket does not include liquor, but it does include lots of chocolate! To win, comment on this post why you would like to win/attend. Winenr will be drawn and emailed Thursday, January 19th.

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From our sponsors:
2012 Portland Chocolate Festival2012 Northwest Chocolate Festival

Friday, January 20, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (21+)
Saturday, January 21, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, January 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, $20 | Saturday & Sunday, $7-$10
All Ages Saturday & Sunday

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE M L King Blvd  Portland, OR 97232
(503) 235-7575 | More Info/Tickets:

The Seventh Annual ChocolateFest promises you the opportunity to sample, taste, savor, and delight in some of the finest chocolate from the Northwest and beyond.

Best of all, by attending the event, eating some chocolate and having fun, you are helping to support the World Forestry Center, a local non profit dedicated to teaching about forests, trees and environmental sustainability.

Please join us for this delicious and educational event. And remember, TriMet can take you right to the Convention Center's front door! New Year's Resolutions Can Wait!

On Opening Night, enjoy discounted drink specials, live music, and voting for Best in Show. Enter for a chance to win two tickets on Spirit Airlines!

The first 150 people on Sunday get a free pair of socks designed by Sock Dreams. A treat for your feet!

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275 Responses to Win Tickets & Gift Basket ($100+): Portland Chocolate Festival @ Oregon Convention Center | Samples, Drinks, Music, Prizes

  1. Cindy Carlson January 11, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    would like to win cause I love chocolate and never get to go anywhere

  2. Ariana January 11, 2012 at 10:43 am #

    <3 sounds deliciously fun!

  3. Meggan January 11, 2012 at 10:45 am #

    I would love to be able to indulge for the new year and escape the chaos of work. I would love to win this package :)

  4. Nicole Poole January 11, 2012 at 10:48 am #

    Wow, a whole event about the best thing in the world! Who wouldn’t want to go! I would take my friend, her and I don’t get to go out much and the best girls night out would definitely include chocolate!

  5. Miranda T. January 11, 2012 at 11:07 am #

    Aw, I would like to win because I am newly single, couldn’t afford this otherwise (looking at some *lifestyle changes* now that I won’t be splitting my expenses with another person for a while), and sure as Hell don’t care about my weight right now!

  6. Angie G January 11, 2012 at 11:16 am #

    I’m notorious for eating chocolate cake for breakfast, brownies for lunch, chocolate fondue for dinner. Why not?! It’s a food that cures what ales ya and brings people together….. what a perfect event!

  7. Nicole January 11, 2012 at 11:18 am #

    What! Chocolate Festival?! I had no idea. Yes, please.

  8. Em January 11, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    This week I’m celebrating my 30th birthday and I’ve been told it’s all downhill from here. Is it possible they’re wrong and I have nothing but good health, glorious wealth and delicious chocolate to look forward to?

    Prove them wrong, PDX Pipeline. Prove them wrong.

  9. marisa January 11, 2012 at 11:28 am #

    Chocolate and chocolate booze? And I can take the MAX there? Sounds fantastic!

  10. Jonathan January 11, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    Wow, this sounds like a lot of fun. I just want the gift basket ;) haha the tickets would be awesome to go have some drinks and chocolate friday night.

  11. Ola January 11, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    I would like to win because chocolate is keeps me sane!

  12. Andrea January 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm #

    I have been trying to go to chocolate fest for 2 years now! But i never can afford it, poor college kid. I am a chocolate lover to the core. I mean really, can’t go a day without it! This would be such a fun and exciting experience!!

  13. Natasha January 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm #

    I love chocolate! and have never been to the Chocolate festival! This could be fun!

  14. Eric T. January 11, 2012 at 1:42 pm #

    Um, I love chocolate?

  15. Lori January 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm #

    CHOCOLATE IS THE ANSWER TO EVERYTHING!!! I say this all the time to anyone who will listen…chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, yes, yes, yes!!!

  16. Shannon January 11, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    I absolutely love, love, love chocolate. Now that I am clean and sober chocolate is a must needed fix!! I would love to win tickets to this event!!!

  17. Julia January 11, 2012 at 3:50 pm #

    I could see myself paying for this event, but hey, winning them would be better.

  18. ChocolateFest January 11, 2012 at 5:14 pm #

    Hey Andrea! We have a new student price this year since we know how much you poor college kids love chocolate! Just show your student ID at the box office.

  19. Leonard January 11, 2012 at 7:40 pm #

    I always enjoy this show!

  20. Emily Anne :) January 11, 2012 at 8:08 pm #


  21. kay January 12, 2012 at 1:58 am #

    Who wouldn’t love a basket of chocolate! I love exploring portland’s festivals, and would love to take one of my bff’s out for this. :-)

  22. Lisa January 12, 2012 at 8:31 am #

    I’m 35 weeks pregnant and in love with chocolate…This sounds like the perfect evening!

  23. Darcy B January 12, 2012 at 10:44 am #

    Yes Please!! I only have the strength to drag my lazy but out of bed and go to work at 4:30 am because I need to make money to buy chocolate!!

  24. Veronica January 12, 2012 at 11:14 am #

    I’ve always wanted to go to this! Tickets & a gift basket? That is all kinds of awesome.

  25. April January 12, 2012 at 11:46 am #

    I went last year and it was a lot of fun.

  26. Ari January 12, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

    I love chocolate as in: I love to breathe. Plus this would be a cool surprise to be able to take my partner here.

  27. Suzie January 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm #

    Never heard of this but it sounds amazing and fun! Would love to go! Pick me (:

  28. Lyle Bingham January 12, 2012 at 1:04 pm #

    Can you say CHOCLATE, need I Say more.

  29. kathy rankin January 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm #

    I love chocolate and I love to be in love! Chocolate makes me feel like Im in love which is highly desirable wanted and a very pleasant feeling! And I don’tbhave ANY pimples!

  30. Deborah D January 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm #

    It’s CHOCOLATE – what more can I say?
    Thank you for the opportunity…

  31. Rob January 12, 2012 at 2:54 pm #

    would love to enjoy this celebration with my sweetie!

  32. Frances January 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    Well who wouldn’t what to win a basket of chocolate?…:oo

  33. anthony January 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm #

    I want to put it all in my mouth!

  34. Stephanie Klein January 12, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    I love chocolate. I love festivals. Please pick me! Also you know, Exercise is a dirty word… Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.

  35. Chris P January 12, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    My wife and I need a break from unpacking.

  36. Alison January 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm #

    I went to this two years ago with my husband and had a great time! I LOVE chocolate. I would love to go again this year because I just had a baby in November and my husband and I don’t get a lot of “date” opportunities any more.

  37. jackie January 12, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    Mmm!!! Chocolate!!! Chocolate in Portland…. Chocolate in Portland in the Winter…. What could be better? It would be awesome to go!!!

  38. Kali January 12, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    I would also like to attend the chocolate festival :)

  39. Sarah January 12, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    Wow, this would be amazing!

  40. jeremy January 12, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    Sounds melty. That’s my style.

  41. Katie January 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm #

    My nye resolution is to eat more. A basket of chocolate would help out a lot.

  42. Nicole January 12, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

    In transition professionally so the budget is a bit tight! Would love a date night with my husband! (or any of the other prizes would be a delightful treat as well)

  43. Dom January 12, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

    I would love to surprise my mom with tickets to this event, she is a CHOC-O-HOLIC!!! :)

  44. Courtney January 12, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    I would like to win because I am 7 1/2 months pregnant and chocolate has been scientifically proven to prevent preclampsia
    and has been linked to happier babies. REALLY! Read about it here!

  45. Anna January 12, 2012 at 3:24 pm #

    Oh boy I would LOVE to win this and take my new special-lady-friend!

  46. Gayleen Williams January 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    I missed last years and this year I’m on a health kick, but one should never deny themselves. BRING ON THE CHOCOLATE!!!!

  47. Adam Rust January 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    I would LOVE to win this! My girlfriend just had christmas and her birthday and I couldn’t afford to treat her to a nice time like she deserves since I’ve been out of a job. Pick me!

  48. Ryan Mauk January 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    Hells yea! I would love to partake in some delicious chocolate evenings!

  49. Jason January 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    I would really like to attend this. I’ve never been an event dedicated to chocolate. Pretty much a dream come true if you ask me…

  50. Lauren January 12, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    We had such an amazing time at ChocolateFest last year but weren’t able to go to the Friday night event so would LOVE to go this year. The bf and I are both super chocolate addicts :)

  51. Yasmine January 12, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    My partner loves chocolate and we both support sustainability. Pick us!

  52. Brian January 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

    I’d like to win tickets because my wife LOVES chocolate and it would make a perfect birthday gift

  53. Courtney S. January 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

    I can think of no better reason for a festival than chocolate. I would love to go to this!

  54. Maria January 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    I adore chocolate!! And could really use a night out without kids!!

  55. Sarah January 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    I love chocolate and I love trees. It’s destiny! Pick me!

  56. Brendan Smith January 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    My girlfriend and I LOVE chocolate (obviously, who doesn’t?). It would be amazing if I won tickets to take her to this event. She would be so stoked.

  57. Keri Ann January 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    I tried to win these last year with no luck. Help some poor ladies spoil ourselves with some delicious treats!! We’re even more poor than we were last year! I could never buy myself fancy chocolates. I have been rationing out cadbury eggs from last year that my mother sent me just to ensure I can always have a chocolate fix.

  58. Andrea January 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    Please pick me!! What a way to fuck off my resolution of eating less candy!!

  59. Brian January 12, 2012 at 3:32 pm #

    Sounds tasty! Would love to go

  60. Christy January 12, 2012 at 3:34 pm #

    My sister is coming all the way from Utah. . .it would be nice to get some perks that include our favorite. . .CHOCOLATE!!!!

  61. Kami January 12, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    I’ve never been to anything like this, but it sounds like a blast! I’d love to get tickets to go!

  62. Romina January 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm #

    My boss is a CHOCOLATE QUEEN! And has a two year old; doesn’t get out much. She’s been eyeing this festival and I’d LOVE to be able to treat her to it. Would be the highlight of the New Year :)

  63. Digita1 Panda January 12, 2012 at 3:37 pm #


  64. Eric January 12, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    Um, if it’s chocolicious, then I’ll find it… let me represent the Pipeline in sniffing out the best at this years NW Chocofest

  65. Trish January 12, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    Chocolate O How I Love Thee
    Your sensational aroma wafting up my nasal orifice
    Soft, and creamy as you brush past my lips
    Velvety, and luxurious, melting on my tongue.
    Belgian, Swiss, Epicurean, Leonida, Local…I LOVE YOU ALL
    You make me yearn for more!
    The Portland Chocolate Festival is an amazing experience. Lots of educational activities, and wonderful samples of unusual products using chocolate as an ingredient ie chocolate beer, chocolate bread, rich hot chocolate that rivals the best in Paris.
    I look so forward to this wonderful annual experience.

  66. Mark Clark January 12, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    This will fall on my 6 month anniversary to my wonderful wife. How better to celebrate than with dark intoxicating chocolate!

  67. Carolyn Wiesner January 12, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    As a chocolate lover I have definitely heard about this fest before and wanted to go. I would love to be able to give it a try while still being able to pay my bills for the month.

  68. T Solano January 12, 2012 at 3:41 pm #

    Chocolate is wonderful in all it’s forms. I would love to partake of this fabulous feast!

  69. Randi January 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm #

    I don’t particularly like chocolate :)

  70. Holly January 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm #

    I love chocolate! And I’d love the tickets. :)

  71. CC January 12, 2012 at 3:47 pm #

    Would love to go, I’ve never been

  72. Farrah January 12, 2012 at 3:47 pm #

    I am pregnant, and pregnant ladies need chocolate! :)

  73. Sandy January 12, 2012 at 3:48 pm #

    I would love to be able to attend the chocolate fest! What a treat.

  74. Howard Weiner January 12, 2012 at 3:48 pm #

    My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M’s and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. Imagine how good I will feel after winning entry to chocolate nirvana. (With apologies to Dave Barry)

  75. Denise January 12, 2012 at 3:49 pm #

    My girlfriend loves chocolate and I would love to surprise her with tickets to this wonderful event. Please pick me. Thank you.

  76. Ursa January 12, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    Chocolate? Did someone say CHOCOLATE???

  77. Johnny January 12, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    An early Valentines present :) That should set the tone for a year of romance and fun!

  78. Mark January 12, 2012 at 3:54 pm #


    ‘Nuff said.

  79. gray ayer January 12, 2012 at 3:55 pm #

    once upon a time in a Midwestern town of Ann Arbor Michigan my mother annually put together a fundraiser event called the “chocolate extravaganza” putting together the county’s finest chocolatiers. Unfortunately, I did not develop an appreciation for this confection until I moved out to the Northwest and thus could not take advantage of the bountiful free chocolate back home. but if you give me tickets, that’ll make up for it just a little bit.

  80. Sue Aguirre January 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm #

    Sounds amazing! Chocolate is a (forgiving) weakness :) Plus my kids would love it too!

  81. Terry January 12, 2012 at 4:02 pm #

    I’d love me some chocolate…and a chocolate weekend, at that!

  82. Navi January 12, 2012 at 4:13 pm #

    Chocolate lover’s dreaaaaam!! Comeon!!! Cannot wait to stuff my face!!!

  83. Tania Porter January 12, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    I eat low carb and am forever in search of the perfect dark chocolate, the darker the better. What a chance to see what Portland’s chocalatiers have to offer!!

  84. Meghan January 12, 2012 at 4:25 pm #

    I’m not even going to bother explaining why I would want to win this. It’s chocolate. Nothing else needs to be said.

  85. Vivian January 12, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

    You had me at ‘chocolate’.

  86. Shelby January 12, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    I’d like to win so that I can make myself sick on chocolate, call in to work on Monday, and continue to eat more chocolate.

  87. Kristie January 12, 2012 at 4:31 pm #

    Need more chocolate!!!!

    After all, terrible things happen if I run out, just ask my co-workers!

  88. roy January 12, 2012 at 4:42 pm #

    chocolate tastes great and is health to

  89. Donald January 12, 2012 at 4:43 pm #

    Chocolate? I’m there!! Pretty please?!?!

  90. Jeff January 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm #

    You provide the chocolate and I’ll provide the liquor. Take that OLCC!

  91. Ally Guest January 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm #

    I want chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. I want a chocolate pie in the sky!

  92. Marita January 12, 2012 at 5:09 pm #

    Love me some Chocolate~…really need me some Chocolate~…need Chocolate~ to live…need to live…please give me some Chocolate covered tickets… :)

  93. Annah January 12, 2012 at 5:16 pm #

    I would like to win because, apparently, I make men crave chocolate. You can take that any way you like. :) But the chocolate would be mine. All mine.

    Also, I’m black. And chocolate, as a brown comedian once said, is the one good thing we have that our Eurocentric society can’t take away from us.

    Dark (they say) = bad/evil, etc.

    But chocolate (we all say) = delicious, decadent, universally (in some cases, literally,) to die for goodness

    Sorry! White chocolate = fake chocolate

    OK. I’m done. Give me the prize already please.

  94. Dave January 12, 2012 at 5:17 pm #

    I’m in serious trouble and you, my friend, are the only one who can bail me out. My wife’s birthday was yesterday and I opted to play in my City League basketball game instead of taking her out to dinner (which I’m going to do tonight). My wife was so upset that she ended up going out with a friend and her friend’s husband, both of whom told my wife what a jerk I was for playing ball instead of taking her out. But being that my wife has a fondness, or rather, an obsession for chocolate, I think that I could score some serious points and get out of the doghouse by taking her to the Chocolate Festival. Can you help a brother out?

  95. Courtney Condren January 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

    I really want to win this! I have missed this festival every year, and would love to go this year. I adore chocolate and can thin of no better way to spend the weekend than this festival.

  96. ian January 12, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

    I love chocolate more than homer simpson loves beer!

  97. Kristi January 12, 2012 at 5:31 pm #

    I’ll just take the basket and tickets please pull the martini and put in a non alcoholic drink thank you

  98. Lori B Deyarmond January 12, 2012 at 5:32 pm #

    Me + Chocolate = Happiness

  99. daVe January 12, 2012 at 5:35 pm #

    just lost my girlfriend, trying to win her back. this might just do it. or if it doesn’t, maybe i can get a new one with it. at the very least, it’ll allow me an eve of gluttony, even if it has to be with my xbox buddy joe.

  100. Shelley January 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm #

    I would love to attend! Makes me think of Charlie’s adventures in the Chocolate Factory!

  101. Amy B January 12, 2012 at 6:14 pm #

    Certified chocoholic in serious withdrawal and in serious need of rX relief! Must. Eat. Cocolate.

  102. Catiesur January 12, 2012 at 6:15 pm #

    Chocolate Fest is great. Absolutely loved it last year!

  103. Dan January 12, 2012 at 6:22 pm #

    Last year, when I went back for my third or fourth sample of their chocolate martini, Leonidas told me how to make it at home. Guess what? I forgot the recipe (possibly because I’d had too much chocolate to think straight at that point). Thoughts of that intoxicating martini have been haunting me since. Seriously, I dream about it. I’ve waited a whole year. Reunite me with my dream, Pipeline…

  104. Minna January 12, 2012 at 6:24 pm #

    Chocolate *and* socks? How can you not enter to try to win?!

  105. drew January 12, 2012 at 6:29 pm #

    My mom is a chocolaholic and I would love to take her to this. I didnt even know about this sort of thang then saw I could win tickets to it. This would be the perfect night for a son and his mother to enjoy some chocolate. Thanks

  106. Tom January 12, 2012 at 6:43 pm #

    Exactly what drew said above me- except -I- would be more grateful. ;-)

  107. Robert January 12, 2012 at 6:52 pm #

    I want chocolate!!

  108. Mandy January 12, 2012 at 7:05 pm #

    I am a tried and true chocoholic. How have I never been to this event? Please send me!!!!

  109. Shari January 12, 2012 at 7:16 pm #

    Crossing my fingers I’m picked!! Love me some chocolate!! :) Thanks!

  110. Cory January 12, 2012 at 7:19 pm #

    Me love Chocolateeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!! Would love to take my beautiful girlfriend!!!

  111. Mikala January 12, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    mmmm….chocolate…. would love to go, becaue I never win anything, and will be my wife’s birthday, and perfect gift!

  112. Rachel Crawford January 12, 2012 at 7:36 pm #

    Hello! I love Portland and all the great events! Especially this one. I just moved here from Florida with my boyfriend and our two cats! My boyfriend has been pretty down lately and I know if we won this it would get him out of the house and cheer him up! Pluse we loooove chocolate! Thank You! Rachel

  113. Brad January 12, 2012 at 7:45 pm #

    I would win over my wife’s heart again if I could win these tickets.

  114. jolene williams January 12, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

    Hells yah…love to taste test….mmmmmmmm!!!

  115. Heather L. January 12, 2012 at 8:39 pm #

    This would be an awesome date night. Plus my hubby has that night off from work. The timing is perfect. Ooo, ooo, pick me, please!!!

  116. faye January 12, 2012 at 8:48 pm #

    My partner and I have had some really really rough times and this would be a great way to see the positives in life again. It would be a nice surprise, especially since the pocketbook is on near empty…

  117. James January 12, 2012 at 8:49 pm #

    Chocolate belongs on and in everthing!

  118. Holland January 12, 2012 at 8:58 pm #

    Mmm Chocolate!

  119. Mike H January 12, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

    My wife is in her 3rd trimester. Our little girl is to be born in mid-march. All the honking baby books are telling us that chocolate is good for both the baby & the baby mamma. Every other person we know tells us to get out & enjoy life as a couple before we surrender, ahem, I mean welcome, our new life as a family. Winning tickets would help ups cover most of these bases & get the experts off our backs.

  120. Ashley January 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm #

    That day is my friend’s 24th birthday and I would love to take her because she loves chocolate! We need a trip to Portland to get away from Eugene : )

  121. Kelly January 12, 2012 at 9:14 pm #

    i heart chocolate. give me tickets plzzzzzz.

  122. AJ Dadulla January 12, 2012 at 9:59 pm #

    I would like to win some Chocolates so I can hate it with my mom who loves to er Chocolates! Chocolates makes me happy specially I need to concentrate at work. Plus it’s a natural skin anti-oxidant! Yummy!

  123. Megan January 12, 2012 at 9:59 pm #

    I was out of town for it last year and would love to go this time around. And I love chocolate!

  124. Andrea January 12, 2012 at 10:12 pm #

    It’s my girlfriend’s birthday and she adores chocolate.

  125. Jax January 12, 2012 at 10:14 pm #


  126. Gayle n Tab January 12, 2012 at 10:38 pm #

    What a rush. Though my boy does not drink, I’d love to try Leonida’s chocolate martini. Swoon worthy to be surrounded by the intoxicating aroma of chocolate in all its forms!

  127. Chioma January 12, 2012 at 10:39 pm #

    I would LOVE to go to the chocolate festival this year! If I don’t win tickets, you may find me near the trash bins smelling wrappers.

  128. Maria T January 12, 2012 at 10:51 pm #

    Chocolate is a thing that I love the most in life, I cannot live without it! I have never been to the Chocofest, it would probably make me the happiest person in the world to be given a chance to attend!

  129. Vlad January 12, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

    C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E = coco = chocolat = shokolad
    – sweet words, I only know but one language, such smooth, rich, silky, decadent deliciousness! The ultimate aphrodisiac! Passionately prepared to pack on the pounds in honor of my great LOVE!
    Swiss, Belgian, dark, milk, white – so much goodness!
    Please grant me this sinful pleasure! Allow my taste buds to meet the wonders of Portland Chocolate Festival!

  130. RJC January 12, 2012 at 11:00 pm #

    I’d love to go to this!

  131. Erik Pierson January 12, 2012 at 11:21 pm #

    Chocolate is one of my favorite things. A festival based on it is almost cliché! I need to go!!!

  132. Rachel January 12, 2012 at 11:22 pm #

    Chocolate is the best! I’d love to take my sister to this festival.

  133. Catherine Matsuura January 12, 2012 at 11:39 pm #

    sounds interesting, how much chocolate can there be?

  134. Myra January 12, 2012 at 11:41 pm #

    I would love to go to support the forestry center by eating my favorite dessert :)

  135. Myra January 12, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

    I would love to go to support the forestry center to conserve our beautiful environment by eating my favorite dessert :)

  136. Matt January 13, 2012 at 12:46 am #

    mmmmmmmmmhhhhhhh CHOCOLAAAAAAATE!!!!

  137. Elaine January 13, 2012 at 1:13 am #

    We’ve only lived here about a year but I’ve heard of the chocolate festival. Wanting to go is a no brainer and the gift basket sounds yummy. Thanks.

  138. Josh January 13, 2012 at 2:22 am #


  139. Josh January 13, 2012 at 2:23 am #

    Do they have a Choco River?!

  140. Jennifer January 13, 2012 at 4:18 am #

    New to the area excited to get my chocolate on!

  141. Andrea January 13, 2012 at 4:49 am #

    What’s a better way to spend an evening then by sampling chocolates & adult beverages with friends for a good cause! I have never been to this festival but it sounds amazingly fun & I look forward to seeing what they have to offer! Hopefully there will be organic items. I love supporting community events whenever possible.

  142. Joe M. January 13, 2012 at 7:23 am #

    I love chocolate and happy to know it supports the World Forestry Center!

  143. Natalie January 13, 2012 at 7:50 am #

    I want to win because: HELLO!! It’s called Chocolatefest! Just the name means it is all that is good in the world. Honestly, I’ve been attending since it was at the Forestry Center & it would be nice to actually win something for a change.

  144. big momma January 13, 2012 at 7:52 am #

    I’ve always been a loser and now I wanna be a Winenr!!!
    Bring on the chocolate please.

  145. Nay Shayan January 13, 2012 at 8:35 am #

    My boyfriend and I both love chocolate and really want to go to this.

  146. Marty January 13, 2012 at 9:16 am #

    Draw me please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  147. Jacoba January 13, 2012 at 9:21 am #

    Chocolate and Portland… Amazing. Need I say more? This would be an awesome date event that if I win I’ll take my girl.

  148. Katrina January 13, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    Me, me, MEEE….pick ME!!!! My fiance is leaving to Spain the following day and I would love to spend our last night together at Chocolate Fest!!!!

  149. Stacey Watanabe January 13, 2012 at 9:51 am #

    I would love to win the tickets for Friday night. It would be the perfect way to cap off the week.. I could swing to my hubby’s work, pick him up and surprise him with a chocolate bonanza! It would be so much fun. I hope I win!!

  150. Maggie January 13, 2012 at 9:54 am #

    This guy found a bottle on the ocean, and he opened it and out popped a genie, and he gave him three wishes. The guy wished for a million dollars, and poof! there was a million dollars. Then he wished for a convertible, and poof! there was a convertible. And then, he wished he could be irresistible to all women… poof! he turned into a box of chocolates. Ahhh….chocolate is irresistible!! Would love to go to the Northwest Chocolate Festival…

  151. Terri Elliff January 13, 2012 at 10:05 am #

    Chocolate is one of my few true vices… Chocolate and coffee are in a constant battle to see which one can corrupt me the most ;-)

  152. Aaron Levinson January 13, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    Mmmmmmm Chocolate! I can’t think of anything I desire more.

  153. Alana January 13, 2012 at 11:49 am #

    I used to sell chocolate and now I’m working in construction.
    Quite the extremes huh? I still have a secret passion for chocolate and would love to go…

  154. Michele Young January 13, 2012 at 11:50 am #

    Every girl needs a little fine chocolate in her life!

  155. Margot January 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm #

    Je m’appelle Chocolate!

  156. Emily January 13, 2012 at 12:34 pm #

    I looove chocolate, and it’d be so fun to go to this!

  157. maya January 13, 2012 at 12:35 pm #

    I used to think that my chocolate weakness was a genetic thing. Now I know it is a serious hormonal situation….

  158. Suzie Ramirez January 13, 2012 at 1:06 pm #

    I would like to go because I, uhm, well I like chocolate!

  159. Andrea Warren January 13, 2012 at 1:17 pm #

    yummy chocolate

  160. Becca January 13, 2012 at 1:29 pm #

    A whole festival for chocolate!! It would be a dream come true for me to be able to go. I would take my wonderful boyfriend who I know would also like it.

  161. Deb January 13, 2012 at 2:43 pm #

    New to Portland and this will be my first time going to the festival. Plus…it’s my birthday weekend!

  162. Sue January 13, 2012 at 2:56 pm #

    I have never even heard of a chocolate festival. Would love to come back and tell my friends to go. We all love chocolate!!

  163. Jenn January 13, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    OMG! OMG!OMG! OMG! …. Chocolate!!!!
    I’ve been on a diet for 3 months and would Loooooove to have a special ‘treat’ day. Thanks for the opportunity pdx!

  164. Ginny January 13, 2012 at 3:05 pm #

    because this is my bedside reading

  165. ben wasson January 13, 2012 at 3:21 pm #

    Gimme chocolate!

  166. jimbobber January 13, 2012 at 3:32 pm #

    I would like to win because chocolate is one of the very few vices that I am still allowed to enjoy.

  167. haynem January 13, 2012 at 4:14 pm #

    whaat!?! I Love chocolate.

  168. Ashleigh January 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm #

    Mmmm! A festival devoted entirely to chocolate?! I’d LOVE to be indulged in such a treat! My boyfriend would tackle the dark chocolate while I would feast on the yummy milk chocolate – a win-win for both of us!

  169. Nathan January 13, 2012 at 6:11 pm #

    My mouth is watering. Need I say more?

  170. Yuri January 13, 2012 at 7:53 pm #

    Chocolate, YESSSSS!!!!!!

  171. Kristin January 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    Sounds Chocolicious….MmMmMmMm pick me!!! I am a Chocoholic, feed my addiction!

  172. Bonnie G. January 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm #

    Please, please, please pick me!!!

  173. Kori January 13, 2012 at 8:44 pm #

    Oh my goodness! Would love to go and bring a group of friends. Not only would it feel good to help support the world forestry center but I <3 Chocolate! Sounds like it would be tons of fun and there will be soo many new treats to try. *;-j

  174. Kelly January 13, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

    I would love to win this so I could take my wife out to the event. We both LOVE Chocolate and have never attended this event.

  175. Azephead January 13, 2012 at 9:40 pm #

    Yum – Chocolate – who wouldn’t want to go!

  176. John Jay January 13, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

    I would love to go and take any family member of mine, we all love moonstruck chocolate! I would love to discover other local chocolatiers as well.

  177. lance young January 13, 2012 at 10:25 pm #

    I want tickets !! my lady loves chocolate and I’m gonna be in town that weekend! pick me !!

  178. Chris January 14, 2012 at 3:02 am #

    I don’t get to get out much on the weekend because I’m always working, so it would be nice to take the night off and actually do something I would enjoy as my night out.

  179. Amber Villanueva January 14, 2012 at 8:33 am #

    My Boyfriend and I have date nights 2x a month… After 9 yrs, finding new and fun dates can be a little challenging. Winning tickets would give him that chance to try something different for a date night, without the excuse of whether it’s worth the money. Also hoping it will impress him to start doing more of these events.

  180. Shrnk2b January 14, 2012 at 9:31 am #

    You know the way to a girl’s heart…especially if it’s dark chocolate! ;)

  181. BJHaraughty January 14, 2012 at 9:40 am #

    Sounds delightful, sing us up! It’s my girlfriend’s birthday too so we’ll be there to enjoy the deliciousness.

  182. Chris C January 14, 2012 at 9:49 am #

    A chocolate festival?!? I’m beside myself.

  183. Wdzl January 14, 2012 at 10:11 am #

    If all else fails, eat chocolate! Everything else has failed, please pass the chocolate?!

  184. Sara January 14, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    I would love to attend the chocolate festival with my husband. 1) We love chocolate 2) We have never been to the convention center as we are new to town 3) We are trying to experience our new city on a limited/non-existent budget while waiting for my new job to start. Moonstruck Chocolate has been my all-time favorite company for the past 5 years and I am thrilled to be in its hometown finally.

  185. Nikki January 14, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    I’m a woman, therefore, Chocolate runs through my veins. Itd be a nice date weekend with my husband. Ive been unemployed for a year, so any time “out” is precious!

  186. Carly January 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    I would love to win tickets. I am pregnant and can’t indulge in the martini side of things, but would love to indulge in the chocolate!

  187. Tracey January 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    LOVE Chocolate!

  188. Katy McCarty January 14, 2012 at 3:09 pm #

    Why would I like to win?? I was in the hospital with all sorts of unfun stuff happening to me on my birthday in October. I spent 3 months on heavy medication and NOW I can live life again. What a wonderful late birthday evening I could have and brings friends to also. I hope I win but if I don’t just writing this made me see my need to live life to the fullest every day!! So thankyou from a grateful reader.

  189. Kymbo January 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm #

    because consuming chocolate should be considered a sport

  190. Adam January 14, 2012 at 10:34 pm #

    I hope to win for my lovely girl! She is a huge sweet tooth and would be thrilled to be “treated” lol

  191. Matt January 14, 2012 at 11:49 pm #

    Please! & Thank you!

  192. Noreen January 14, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

    Wow! I’ve just moved to the US (from Switzerland!), and got married last month. I’m planning to bring my darling husband to the Chocolate Fest for an anniversary/birthday treat.

    I’ve been really missing the fondue this winter, but a Leonidas gift basket would be the perfect replacement!

  193. MattintheHat January 15, 2012 at 5:34 am #

    Sweeeeeeet! (Get it, sweet?)

  194. miss meg January 15, 2012 at 8:16 am #

    I would love to take my cousin. One we both love love Chocolate. Really who doesn’t. I have neverbeen to this event. My cousin’s son is in the army and she has been a little under the weather and stressed. I think thus would cheer her up!! Please pick me!

  195. Ruby January 15, 2012 at 9:59 am #

    People say chocolate is a girls best friend…. especially in times of need. But chocolate and I are soul mates, destined to be together for life and beyond. Help a girl and her soul mate enjoy some quality time together.

    AND while doing so it supports a local non profit dedicated to teaching about forests, trees and environmental sustainability, what a FANTASTIC bonus!

  196. Mike January 15, 2012 at 10:43 am #

    This sounds quite tasty!
    Fun for my whole family would be great to let the kids try thier palets.
    Sweat things!

  197. Heather January 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    I would like to win because I love chocolate and my boyfriend and I are poor non-profit employees. My first word was chocolate.

  198. Stephanie watson January 15, 2012 at 5:19 pm #

    I want to win. I am a
    Chocolate fanatic!

  199. Flora January 15, 2012 at 8:35 pm #

    Birthday weekend – I’ve never been, and it’s time to experience the topping on the food pyramid. It’s about time cuz I’m 40!!! Woo Hoo

  200. angela January 15, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    would love to win tickets to this, the 21 is both mine and my best friends birthday,would be awesome to go to together

  201. laura January 16, 2012 at 7:57 am #

    It’s for my husband….really. He is a chocaholic….not just once a month either..

  202. Angi January 16, 2012 at 8:58 am #

    I need chocolate to live, therefore I must win.

  203. Jensi January 16, 2012 at 9:08 am #

    I’ve been trying to give up sugar – this would make the perfect last gasp bash event to springboard me into a little sugar hiatus…

  204. Dee January 16, 2012 at 9:46 am #

    It’s Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate ♥ Chocolate …. Need I say more? Oh wait, pick me! Would ♥ to win! ♥

  205. Shellie Lyden January 16, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    An evening surrounded by scrumptious chocolate delicacies….hmmmm…it is a tough tough decision. Wow…not sure I can figure this one out. I think I will have to go with my gut on this one….and my gut tells me there is no other option ding dong!!! You must attend!!!

  206. Leslie Marshal January 16, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    Wow! A fest for my favorite food of all time?!? Count me in! Would LOVE to win tickets, times are tough. Just recently moved to Portland, this would be soooooo fun. Please!!! LOL!

  207. Shea January 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to check this out.. I can afford the Portland trip but not the ticket and fun once I get there. I would love to win tickets, its perfect timing for my anniversary and would be a great surprise for me and my sweety… MMMMMMMM Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!!!

  208. crystal barber January 16, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

    I should win because I love chocolate.

  209. Alain January 16, 2012 at 8:22 pm #

    Life without chocolate is no life at all!

  210. Amy Hall January 17, 2012 at 9:32 am #

    OMGoodness! I love chocolate! Pick me to win the tickets to the chocolatefest for Fridayyou nigh because I have been promoting it. I texted all my friends that live in Portland just this morning with this message: don’t miss THIS WEEKEND! I couldn’t find the link for Facebook on the Chocolate Fest website so, I went to my Facebook and posted the website address anyway. Just thinking about it, I can smell chocolate in the air. I REALLY, REALLY want to win the tickets for Friday night… SO I can take my BEST friend! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE pick me! THANKS!!! THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT CHOCOLATE: XOXOXO

  211. Matt Oglesby January 17, 2012 at 10:03 am #

    I want to win tickets to the Chocolate Fest so I can surprise my girlfriend with the tickets and the gift basket for a special Friday night out. She is the biggest chocolate lover I know. The gift basket would light her up. I love doing special things for her that she really appreciates because she is so sweet and thoughtful and does the nicest things for me. This would be an awesome surprise for her. She is always doing nice things for others and I would love to surprise her with tickets and the gift basket!

  212. Roya January 17, 2012 at 10:37 am #

    This would be such a great date night for me and my boyfriend! We are huge chocolate lovers and it would be so great to win this wonderful prize!

  213. Diana Dienger January 17, 2012 at 1:26 pm #

    I would love to try a chocolate martini, I have never had one and I am a chocolate connoisseur love me some chocolate !! Looking forward to chocolate festival 2012 !!

  214. Cindy January 17, 2012 at 1:55 pm #

    Hello Awesome PDX Pipeline Contest Pickerl!! My best friend is turning 50 on Friday and due to the economy, I have no funds in the budget for a present that she so greatly deserves. A Chocolate festival would be the greatest way to celebrate and treat her to a “girls night out” complete with CHOCOLATE…….MMMMMM MUST HAVE CHOCOLATE :) Thank you for your consideration…..

  215. Stephanie Klein January 17, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    THANK YOU SO MUCH! I am so excited I won and I am looking forward to going!

  216. kathy rankin January 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm #

    I’ve been very sick with this horrible flu and am very depressed about my pains and.I’m getting old and lonely lately seasonal depression! I think chocolate is a better option than prozac!

  217. fred January 17, 2012 at 4:06 pm #

    I only enjoy carbs once a week. This would let me truly indulge.

  218. mechelle Johnson January 18, 2012 at 4:20 am #

    I would love to win because chocolate is Amazing, and Mama needs a night off : )

  219. Mickey January 18, 2012 at 9:55 am #

    Who wouldn’t want free chocolate!? I do

  220. Tristann January 18, 2012 at 10:35 am #

    Diamonds aren’t a girl’s best friend, chocolate is! All the varieties, textures, and tastes… it would be awesome to splurge and indulge in this legal activity of bliss.

    Thanks for the chance at this wonderful prize.

  221. Kim January 18, 2012 at 11:38 am #

    I am 70% chocolate and need to maintain a healthy ratio by attending. I have ruined many friends by introducing them to premium chocolate and would love to completely raise the bar for my boyfriend. He makes (quiet) baritone animal noises when he seriously enjoys food too.

  222. Linda January 18, 2012 at 11:51 am #

    I love to WIN the chocolate escape! It would be so much FUN and I get to get away to relax.

  223. Nicole January 18, 2012 at 2:56 pm #

    Would love to go and take my Mom for her anniversary while Dad is working :)

  224. Sara January 18, 2012 at 3:50 pm #

    OMG! I went to this a couple of years ago and it was amazing! AND… it’s my BIRTHDAY TOMORROW! Pretty please can I have some tickets for my birthday!? <3 <3 <3

  225. Michelle B January 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm #

    Need to go with my sweet chocolate friend Dee! Love her!

  226. Emily Jones January 18, 2012 at 4:31 pm #

    We love chocolate and could SO use a night out together without the kids!

  227. Toby January 18, 2012 at 5:55 pm #

    well, not likely that I will get this but it worth a try! I am only going to eat the dark chocolate, it is my favorite.

  228. crystal January 18, 2012 at 5:58 pm #

    I would love to get these tickets! My fiance works so hard to support both of us and only gets 4 days off a month … so happens that he has that weekend off! I would love to take him! He LOVES chocolate!!! That’s the theme of our wedding as well!

  229. Dan dan January 18, 2012 at 7:07 pm #

    I almost woo’ed you with the lyrics to Chocolate Rain by Tay Zonday to get the tickets, but then I remembered this is a family website.

  230. Monica Brown January 18, 2012 at 7:36 pm #

    I want to win the basket because my best friend has her birthday this weekend & she’s a chocoholic that deserves such an awesome gift!

  231. Geoffrey January 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm #

    I wasn’t even aware a chocolate festival existed till now! Dreams do come true:)

  232. Julie January 18, 2012 at 10:25 pm #

    Great food for a great cause! What could be “sweeter” than that?!? :)

  233. Linda January 18, 2012 at 10:32 pm #

    I would be grateful to win this so I can give this prize to my brother. I hope he would take me along, but he has been working really hard and has a big huge heart. He would love this, it would be EPIC (his favorite word)!!!

  234. Hannah January 19, 2012 at 9:29 am #

    Probably a bit late to enter, but: I’m undergoing treatment for an extreme weight loss and this looks like a delicious way to put on the pounds. :)

  235. Teri January 19, 2012 at 10:16 am #

    Chocolate is a beautiful thing. My husband has recently been playing with chocolate and has been encouraged to look into this as a business. He is curious as to what is out there. He has been unemployed for a long while and this really looks like potential. Maybe it will be another chocolate fantasy!!! prefer Saturday.

  236. MacKenzie January 19, 2012 at 10:20 am #

    please pick me!

  237. Angel Anderson January 19, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    My husband and I are going on a close-to-home vacation all the way from Beaverton to a SE Portland bed & breakfast this whole weekend. :) This would be such a great way to spend our Friday date night out (pretending to be tourists) and give us something wonderful to munch on when we head back to our room.

  238. Amy January 19, 2012 at 12:35 pm #

    The last thing my beehind needs is chocolate, but my drooling mouth says, “yes, please!”

  239. Winnie Richards January 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm #

    Finally I have found something my husband will go to with me. It would be great to have free tickets for Saturday. I have talked him into going out for breakfast and to add the Chocolate Fest. for free would be wonderful. I love chocolate. I can do this my broken foot is almost well. I get to get out of the house. YEA.

  240. eric January 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm #

    i would give my left ear to win tickets to this… well, maybe just a Mike Tyson bites worth, but just the same!

  241. Gayleen Williams January 19, 2012 at 4:28 pm #

    Mommy, Daughter & chocolate!!! Please.

  242. Hana January 19, 2012 at 4:28 pm #

    I want this for my boyfriend because he is chocolate crazy!

  243. Ashley January 19, 2012 at 4:29 pm #

    Love me some Chocolate fest! It’s been a tradition to go with a few of our friends and would love the chance to get to check out premier night!! YUM.

  244. Hope January 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    I love chocolate! And I’d love to attend this event this weekend!

  245. Stephanie January 19, 2012 at 4:33 pm #

    PICK ME!!!! PLEASE !!!! :)

  246. seth francis January 19, 2012 at 4:38 pm #

    This year has started hard and strong, and it has been quite difficult at times, even testing. What better than a day of simple pleasures for me and my girl, the luxury of just indulging and treating ourselves, forgetting about our worries and quarrels and just trying good food and drinks, and the wonder of the convention center. Please help me get this year started right :)

  247. Dawn January 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

    mmm, chocolate. We have been to this festival and exhibit before, and it is very cool

  248. Addie January 19, 2012 at 4:52 pm #

    Because I’m a poor graduate student and I can’t survive without chocolate!

  249. Rebecca Jackson January 19, 2012 at 5:04 pm #

    Please pick me so I can take my mom!! She wants to go so badly and we cant afford to go! She LOVES chocolate and Im not gonna lie Im pretty paartial to it as well! My mom has taken me & my kids in and given us a home & I am never able to do anything for her I would LOVE to give her this.. Thank you for the opportunity!!

  250. Ewa January 19, 2012 at 5:14 pm #

    CHOCOLATE! Enough said!

  251. jess! January 19, 2012 at 5:17 pm #

    crazy week of week. FREE CHOCOLATE. that is all. yay chocolate!

  252. Tonia January 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm #

    And who doesn’t like chocolate? Who wouldn’t love to attend this tasty event? I know I sure would! Thanks much.

  253. MKR January 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm #

    I’m having a horrible week; I need me some chocolate!

  254. James January 19, 2012 at 5:24 pm #

    Really! Who wouldn’t want to go and snack on a variety of deliciousness.

  255. Tanika January 19, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    How do you win tix? I would absolutely love to go to this!

  256. Hilary A January 19, 2012 at 5:31 pm #

    Because the only cigarettes I ever smoked were chocolate, when I was 9. When I was 15 I melted chocolate for brownies, but decided instead to take the spatula and cover myself from head to foot with it, so that I was one with my ambrosia. For the next 35 years I have sporadically consumed huge gobs of this sweet dark manna, with a particular predilection for Belgian and Swiss varieties. So now that I’m 50, I need a new adventure with this guaranteed pleasure that never fails to deliver OM.

  257. crystal lynn January 19, 2012 at 5:35 pm #

    Hello, I know that there are going to be a lot many responses to this but thought that I would give it a try and tell you why I would like the gift basket! I’m not trying to be selfish in the least, The person I would really want to bring to this is My fiance David! He goes to work every day (he only gets 4 days off a month) and busts his butt to provide for us. Honestly I just want to give him 1 night to say “thank you” and show him that I appreciate everything that he has done & continues to do for me every single day of my life! Thank you for reading! ~Crystal

  258. Christie January 19, 2012 at 5:37 pm #

    Because chocolate is my secret lover!

  259. Jeanine C. January 19, 2012 at 5:44 pm #

    I would like to win because I have never been and I would love to sample the variety of chocolate local and abroad.

  260. Sara January 19, 2012 at 5:59 pm #

    I need this! This week the puppy died, grandma died, and our small business was burglarized. So far 2012 has not been kind. Chocolate may not fix things, but it sure would sweeten things up a bit. Besides, it would give me a reason to visit Portland again!

  261. Tina January 19, 2012 at 6:09 pm #

    Would love to get in on this if it’s not too late. Celebrating my friends birthday tomorrow and it would be the perfect way to start out the evening!

  262. Ryan January 19, 2012 at 6:32 pm #

    Definitely need to hit this up… free tickets or not I will be taking my wife… but with free tickets I would be much happier!

  263. aj34 January 19, 2012 at 7:00 pm #

    Chocolate is my sweet addiction. Please HELP and addict out! ;-)

  264. michelle January 19, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    I love chocolate AND this would be a fabulous date night!!) Pick me!!

  265. Matthew January 19, 2012 at 11:46 pm #

    I am not sure if you’re still giving these away but it would be great to win. I have been having a series of orthopedic issues. The last one being an extensive knee/acl repair, and before that it was a total hip replacement. So I haven’t really been able to get out & do fun things like this. With everything medically going on finances have been tight so now that i’m able to do these things I can’t yet. So getting to go would make my day. Thank you.

  266. mechelle Johnson January 20, 2012 at 5:21 am #

    so who won?

  267. mary January 20, 2012 at 6:22 am #

    WOW! there are more entries for the chocolate fest than any other I have ever seen here at pdx pipeline. What are the odds I will finally win tix???? I figger the odds be 50-50 but am hoping for better than that. Mommas got a sweet tooth honey, give it up!

  268. Tricia January 20, 2012 at 7:54 am #

    Yum! I have an addiction to chocolate right now! Since it is cold, hot chocolate has been favorite fix!

  269. Frank W. January 20, 2012 at 9:02 am #

    How can I say ‘no’ to Theobromine (food of the gods)? I grew up on really good German and Swiss chocolate and the taste for high quality chocolate has not diminished since then. A basket full of chocolate would be a dream.

  270. kim January 20, 2012 at 9:12 am #

    I want to win because I always comment on this and never win!

  271. Jacob January 20, 2012 at 9:35 am #

    chocolate and supporting the wfc. awesome. please.

  272. Anna January 20, 2012 at 9:58 am #

    My girlfriend’s birthday celebration is this weekend and she just asked me to go with her to this. This would be so awesome to win tickets and the deluxe package for her!!

  273. Lori E January 20, 2012 at 11:38 am #

    My hubby and I would LOVE to win tickets! What a fun and romantic weekend that would make! Let Valentine’s Day come early this year!

  274. Cassie M January 21, 2012 at 2:54 pm #

    Man! my two favorite things are chocolate and socks! even though I assume I won’t be wining any tickets I may go tomorrow and maybe win some socks too!

  275. Nicole December 21, 2012 at 8:04 pm #

    I love chocolate. ‘Nough said.

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