All aboard Santa's Chocolate Express! Hop on the shuttle and travel down Grafton's Main Street. Registration will take place at the Grafton Visitor's Center. Registration is from 11 am to 3 pm at the Visitor's Center. Pick up your starter bag of chocolate & bag at the Visitors Center and proceed into town where the shuttle stops and chocolate stops are located.
$12 in advance, $15 day of (limited number of tickets are available so once advance tickets are sold out, tickets may not be available the day of).
Stop into local shops to sample chocolatey holiday treats and shop the sales. Enjoy the sounds of carolers on the street and meet Santa Claus at The Grove Memorial Park.
Santa’s Chocolate Express is an opportunity for everyone in the family to enjoy this town-wide holiday experience. Participants will visit local businesses to collect a variety of chocolates, enjoy caroling on the downtown streets, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at Grove Memorial Park from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Strollers can take in views of the majestic bluffs and the Illinois River as they enjoy the surrounding holiday celebration.
Tickets are required for this event and include free shuttle service, a complimentary treat at each participating business, specials and discounts at Grafton businesses and a holiday shopping bag with a small selection of chocolates and a holiday wine glass. Ticket holders will be invited to register to win a free overnight stay at one of those guest houses.
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