The Oakdale District Chamber of Commerce proudly announces our 26th Annual Chocolate Festival to be held May 19 & 20, 2018.
The Oakdale Chocolate Festival is recognized in the Central Valley as a, “successful and must attend event,” providing quality entertainment and attractions. This event provides sponsors broad exposure in our local community. The Oakdale Chocolate Festival operates with professional standards, offers to its attendees the highest value for a fun family-oriented, and with the sponsors and patrons support will provide for the needs of our students, non-profit organizations, and the community they serve.
There are several businesses and non-profit groups that benefit from this event. Groups to date that have benefited are: American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Boy & Girl Scouts, Community United Methodist Church, Fire Department Explorers, Interact Club of Oakdale High School, Kiwanis Club, Knights of Columbus, Oakdale C.A.P.S., Oakdale Rotary, Pacific Project Heroes, Police Department Explorers, River Oak Grace Church Youth Group, San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps, and Shadow Chase Run Club. Last year over $16,000 was raised for our local service groups. Also over 1.5 ton of cans were collected at the gates for Oakdale Community Sharing.
Sponsorship income is also used for a variety of expenses including posters, brochures, signs, security, insurance, entertainment, booth rentals, and more. Your business being sponsors will benefit your company through a variety of advertising opportunities. Last year, festival attendance was 45,000. The average attendee was 30-50 years old and married with a family. Visitors come from all over California with a concentration of people from Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, Bay Area, and Sacramento.
So would you like your business associated with this successful event and get your name in front of thousands for the weekend? Please contact Desa Cammack at the Chamber we have levels ranging from $250 to $10,000.