Chocolate Stroll 2024

Chocolate covered strawberries at Chocolate Stroll

Chocolate Stroll 2024

The 15th Annual Mount Vernon Chocolate Stroll will take place Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Mount Vernon’s historic 1st Street.

This chocolate-themed event features more than 30 participating businesses and pop-up vendors offering chocolate and chocolate-inspired products for sample and sale.

“This is the 15th annual Chocolate Stroll,” said Chocolate Stroll Chair Sherene Player. “This fun and delicious event has something for everyone including a dessert contest, children’s activities, a point 5K (.5 k) fun walk/run, chocolate themed films, wandering chocolate-themed characters and more.”

New this year will be a Cacao ceremony scheduled at 10 a.m. that morning and a scavenger hunt for hidden chocolate bars that will take place throughout the day.

  • Dessert Contest
  • Children’s Activities
  • Cacao Ceremony
  • Point-Five-K Fun Run
  • Chocolate Making Demonstration
  • Candy Guessing Contest
  • Chocolate Themed Films
  • Great Golden Ticket Hunt
  • Wandering Chocolate Themed Characters for Photo Ops
  • Chocolate Passport Contest
  • And More!

Head to our Chocolate Stroll 2024 Facebook Event page to find all of the details and events for the day![]%7D


Sponsor info is available here:

Chocolate Stroll Vendor Application can be downloaded here:

Chocolate Stroll .5K Fun Run flyer is available:

Chocolate Stroll .5K application is available:

Chocolate Stroll Chocolate Contest Rules are available:

Chocolate Stroll Chocolate Contest entry form is available here:

More information about the Dessert Contest can be found here on the Facebook Event:[]%7D

Chocolate Stroll Cacao Ceremony flyer is available here, or follow this link

More information is available at or by contacting Chair Sherene Player at [email protected].

About the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group exists to improve the social and economic well-being of Mount Vernon and Lisbon by capitalizing on their unique identity, assets and character. Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community in 2008, and practices economic development within the context of historic preservation.

About Main Street

The Main Street Approach is a copyrighted process of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The Program has been used in Iowa since 1986 with a total of 56 communities having participated.  Mount Vernon was selected as a Main Street community on March 4, 2008, by the State of Iowa, after submitting a comprehensive application and presenting to a select board of reviewers.

About Mount Vernon

Historic Mount Vernon, Iowa, is home to 4500 residents, including 1200 college students enrolled at Cornell College. Located in Eastern Iowa at the intersection of Highways 30 and 1, 20 miles north of Iowa City and 15 miles east of Cedar Rapids, it boasts a vibrant uptown business community with numerous antique and specialty stores, restaurants, coffee houses, commercial art galleries, and three National Historic Districts.

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Jun 01 2024


10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa
1st Street and Iowa 1


Joe Jennison
(319) 210-9935
[email protected]