Weekend Planner

Ghirardelli Chocolate Fest, Pig Roast and More

By Tamara Palmer  |  September 13, 2013


Around The World in 80 Beers will get you sudsy with an international selection of brews served by "beautiful models and brand ambassadors dressed in unique costumes" at Folsom Street Foundry from 4-6:30 PM on September 14. Grab a ticket for $40.


Chefs from Oakland's Lungomare, Brotzeit Lokal and Chop Bar explore porcine pleasures with a Pig Roast Cook Off at Linden Street Brewery from 4-8 PM on September 15. Admission is $20.

Saturday and Sunday

The 18th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival takes place on September 14-15. This year's event features the addition of a new VIP wine and chocolate tasting tent, for those who want to go beyond the 30 vendors offering sips and bites in the main area, plus returning battles like the "Earthquake" ice cream eating contest. Tickets start at $20.