Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what a better way to get into ‘the mood’ than with a day filled with CHOCOLATE?!

Experience LeClaire’s Cocoa Crawl – All Things Chocolate, this Saturday Feb 8 from 2 – 5 p.m. throughout the beautiful and historical LeClaire.Chocoholics Unite at LeClaire Cocoa Crawl!

Find free chocolate samples, purchase full-size offerings, and enjoy shopping specials. Offers are subject to change without notice and businesses will be serving while supplies last. Participants must be 21 years of age or older to enjoy the alcoholic beverage samples and discounts.


Here are some of the amazing deals you will find at the LeClaire Cocoa Crawl:


Antique Archaeology will be handing out chocolate kisses and offering a shopping special: Buy a Sweatshirt and get a FREE Lips Logo Sticker!

Aunt Hatties’ has brownie bites and hot cocoa.

Bamboo Baby Boutique has chocolate covered s’more bites and Valentine’s candy plus items on sale.

Bela has hot cocoa, chocolate coffee mocha samples, and a coffee-flavored treat.

The Crane & Pelican Cafe is offering free hot fudge with the purchase of their homemade ice cream.

Grasshoppers Gift Shop has Wind & Willow Dip samples – Chocolate Covered Strawberry and White Chocolate Cherry.

Green Tree Brewery has 2 oz. samples of Chocolate Cherry Stout beer with a cherry on top!

Isabel Bloom is offering a free “Thoughtful Gnome” with $50 purchase, February 8-15.

LeClaire Canning Co. has some samples for tasting.

Le Claire Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream has $1 hot cocoas. February 1-15 order a heart shaped pizza!

LeClaire Olive Oil Co. has samples of all their oils and vinegars. Special features are their Dark Chocolate balsamic vinegar, Chocolate Raspberry balsamic vinegar, and Chocolate Strawberry balsamic vinegar. AND 10% off their chocolate balsamic vinegars sampled during the Cocoa Crawl – Dark Chocolate, Chocolate Raspberry, and Chocolate Strawberry.

LeClaire River Loft + River Chateau (downtown location) has homemade hot cocoa with mix-ins available while you tour the newly decorated River Loft guesthouse.

Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House has Iowish Hot Chocolate* (Hot Chocolate with Iowish Cream and grenadine) for $6. Plain hot chocolate is also available.

Razzleberries Fine Gifts has chocolate booze cake samples.*

Riverview Roadhouse has Andes Mint Hot Chata* and hot cocoa.

Royal-Tea has samples of dark and dirty Aztec Chocolate hot cocoa. (Dirty means it has coffee added.) The Aztec is a dark chocolate with cinnamon, vanilla, and a touch of spices.

The Shameless Chocoholic is sampling some exclusive chocolates.

What Bbq & Bar has chocolate chip cookies and white hot chocolate. They also have $2 pulled pork sliders and $3 Flavored Moscow Mules*.

Wide River Winery Tasting Room has mini chocolate cupcakes to pair with their red wines*. If you’re not a wine drinker, you’re welcome to a mini cupcake.


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Chocoholics Unite at LeClaire Cocoa Crawl!
Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.
Chocoholics Unite at LeClaire Cocoa Crawl!

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