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The Hot Cocoa Capital of the World

Visit the Harbor of Hospitality® and step into the
“The Hot Cocoa Capital of the World!”

November 24 , 2023 to January 7, 2024 for Elizabeth City’s 3rd Annual Hot Cocoa Crawl!

Here’s a look at Last Year’s Specials…

Treats & Eats   •   Stocking Stuffers   •   Stay & Play

Stay tuned for 2023 Line Up!

To celebrate this timeless, holiday cup-of-joy, local businesses have united to create a trail of the yummiest hot chocolate treats and cocoa-inspired experiences for locals and visitors to sip and savor. From tradition-with-a-twist to chocolate-infused cocktails to handcrafted cocoa-themed gifts — our community-wide Hot Cocoa Crawl has something to satisfy everyone from Scrooge to Santa. 

Along with the coziest mugs of chocolatey goodness, we’ve decked-out downtown and created a sleigh-full of local events — including our “Christmas Around the World” parade — to make the holidays in Elizabeth City extra special. 


Frolic in Festive Fun

Hot Cocoa Treats & Eats

Hot Cocoa Treats & Eats

You’ll want to wake up early and stay up late tasting each and every one of these cocoa infused treats!
Hot Cocoa Stocking Stuffers

Hot Cocoa Stocking Stuffers

Wrap up adorable hot chocolate inspired hand-crafted gifts and specialty selections only in #HotCocoaCapital stops and shops!
Hot Cocoa Stay & Play

Hot Cocoa Stay & Play

It’s the most wonderful time to make holiday memories at the extra special Hot Cocoa-themed experiences for locals and visitors alike.

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