Winter is coming early this year at Hoffman’s Chocolate in Greenacres. Its 24thannual Winter Wonderland will opened a week earlier this year, kicking off the season on Nov. 22 and running through Dec. 30. It will be open every night from 6-10 p.m. except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
The newly renovated garden, gazebo and pond will illuminated with 75,000 LED lights. Holiday displays will include an 11-piece Nativity scene and a festive ‘Artic Zone’ lit up with penguins and polar bears. You won’t be able to miss the 14-foot Christmas tree and 6-foot Hanukah Menorah standing in front of the chocolate shop.
On most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. musicians, magicians and other local entertainers will perform in the gardens. You can check out the website below for exact dates and shows. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6-10 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be on site to greet guests and pose for pictures with the entire family.
Hoffman’s will have a special lighting of the Menorah at its Eighth Great Night of Hanukkah Celebration on Tuesday Dec, 23 at 5 p.m.
Admission to the festivities is free, but you will definitely want to purchase mouthwatering treats from the Hoffman’s Factory Shoppe & Ice Cream Parlour. Limited edition Pumpkin Spice, Randolph and Chocolate Aztec milkshakes are available for the holiday season.
Hoffman’s Chocolate has been in business for nearly 40 years and has stores in Broward and Palm Beach counties in addition to its popular Greenacres chocolate factory. For the holiday season the chocolatier will open up three more pop-up stores in the Broward, Coral Square and Galleria Malls.
Hoffman’s Chocolate Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour and Gardens is located at 5190 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres.
For daily updates on Winter Wonderland holiday performances and happenings go to hoffmans.com/wonderland.