Enjoy cocoa at area restaurants and cafes during the Takoma Cocoa Crawl! Make one stop or many. Adult versions available too. Businesses will provide single use mugs or to-go cups. Prices and sizes vary by business.

Holiday Shopping
The Takoma Cocoa Crawl is a great time for holiday shopping. For a list of all Takoma businesses, go to EXPLORE plus find specials at participating shops below. Takoma MAP

2022 Participating Businesses:

The Big Bad Woof, 20% off all holiday merchandise and treats

COCOA Busboys and Poets
, 235 Carroll St, NW: $2.50 Delicious hot chocolate (made with milk!), $2.50 Regular or Decaf Coffee, $8 Adult peppermint spiked hot chocolate plus more from Busboys and Poets Bookstore:

  • 10% off on selected bookstore titles, including from local authors and staff recommendations
  • A voucher for 10% off at Takoma Busboys in January-March 2023 if customers make a purchase of over $50 from either the book fair or Busboys (or combined)
  • A free gift bag and tissue paper with every $50 spent
  • Several hidden “Golden Tickets” that can be traded in for $50 gift cards included in our “Blind Date Books”

COCOA Cielo Rojo, 7056 Carroll Avenue: Mexican Hot Chocolate: organic fair trade cocoa, cane sugar, spices & touch chile hot chocolate  made w/almond milk *vegan/organic $6, Mexican Hot Chocolate w/mezcal: $12

COCOA The Girl and the Vine, 7071 Carroll Ave: Hot chocolates with marshmallows for $4 and spiked (with Drambuie & scotch) for $10

COCOA Lost Sock Roasters, 6833 4th St, NW: hot chocolate

COCOA Main Street Pearl, 7050 Carroll Ave: $3 vegan hot chocolate, $6 port toddies, and 10% off with all queer and neurodiversity pride gear, as well as youth-made wares!

Old Takoma Ace Hardware, 7001 Carroll Ave, 30% off all holiday items, excluding live goods – all other holiday related items, including artificial trees, will be 30% off. Plus BOGO knife sharpening special valid through Dec. 18.

Olive Lounge and Grill, 7006 Carroll Avenue: Spiked apple cider, $9

COCOA Spring Mill Bread Co, 7300 Carroll Avenue, Free Hot Chocolate with purchase

The Still Point, 6 Grant Avenue, 15% off our retail boutique

Tabletop, 6927 Laurel Ave, 10% discount on all boxed Christmas and Hanukkah cards (not singles and not New Year’s), all day

COCOA Takoma Beverage Co, 6917 Laurel Ave, 12oz hot chocolates for $3, a boozy one for $10

COCOA Willow Street Yoga, 6930 Carroll Ave: Free cocoa with purchase of Willow Street Mug
15% off Ten Class and Distance Learning Passes, 20% off in-store Boutique purchases!

Date & Time

Saturday, December 16th, 2023, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Participating Businesses


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