Join a Community-Wide Hot Cocoa Crawl in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, This Winter
Break out your hats, scarves, and mittens in preparation for an event happening on the North Carolina coast this winter. It's fun for the whole family and will be memorable for all. In celebration of one of the season's favorite beverages, Elizabeth City hosts a community-wide Hot Cocoa Crawl during the holidays.
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Elizabeth City, a small town set along the the Pasquotank River on the North Carolina coast, is known as the "Harbor of Hospitality®." In keeping with their friendly reputation, an open invitation is extended to experience a taste of the town's sweet treats this season.
According to the press release for the inaugural year of the Hot Cocoa Crawl, "Local businesses will showcase a chocolatey trail of original mouthwatering beverages and cocoa-inspired experiences for locals and visitors to enjoy. The Harbor of Hospitality's® multi-week inaugural event will offer a one-of-a-kind holiday experience to visitors from across the Carolinas and beyond."
Participating businesses are known to showcase their own specialty hot cocoa recipes, each with a memorable twist. Some of the hot chocolate varieties that have been offered include a toasted marshmallow version from Paradiso Roma Ristorante, the Mocha Coppola Coffee Stout from Ghost Harbor Brewing Company, and the Liquid Brownie Hot Chocolate from Muddy Waters Coffeehouse, among several others. Visitors can enjoy the sweet sips while taking in the sights and sounds of the town.
Experience the Holidays in Elizabeth City
This charming waterfront town features a revitalized downtown that is both historic and vibrant. The holiday parade here is a cannot miss family friendly experience, and the well attended First Friday ArtWalk will be transformed into a special holiday edition for visitors and residents alike.
While you're in Elizabeth City, you can also enjoy the town's Main Street Lighting Ceremony, taking place during Thanksgiving weekend, and the Lighted Boat Parade, which takes place in early December and sees light-strung boats making their way around the harbor
Elizabeth City's Hot Cocoa Crawl takes place starting in late November, and runs through the first days of January. To begin planning your visit, check out Elizabeth City news at visitelizabethcity.com. Bundle up and get in on the cold-weather fun in one of North Carolina's most quaint and welcoming locations.
Raise Your Celebratory Hot Beverage
All this talk about a hot cocoa walk has us wanting to celebrate with a comfort-laden warm beverage. Take a look at these links for seasonal drinks that will have you wrapped in a festive mood.