The Friends of Sutter’s Fort is a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization dedicated to the enhancement, preservation and protection of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, and educational and interpretive programs at the park. We are a Cooperating Association for California State Parks since 2006, although the history of our organization can be traced back to 1979.

5/12 Tour by Chocolate at Sutter's Fort

In this delicious inaugural tour, you'll be treated to a 45 minute evening walking tour of Sutter's Fort. During the walking tour, our talented Fort staff, volunteers and docents will lead you to 5 to 6 rooms where you will learn about the history of Sutter's Fort, and the Fort's interesting connections to chocolate! As you learn about these often unknown pieces of Sutter's Fort history, you'll also have opportunities to sample chocolates, including many locally made products. At the end of the tour, guests will be treated to a slice of chocolate cake and other treats!

Guided evening tours at Sutter's Fort are a rare treat- only one other evening tour is offered each year (our beloved Candlelight Tours held every November). Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Sutter's Fort, learn about the history of Sacramento, and enjoy chocolate treats!

All proceeds from this event will support the ongoing efforts of the Friends of Sutter's Fort, a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization who works every day to provide critical funding for the educational programming, and restoration efforts at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park.

Purchase Your Tickets


  • $40 General Admission
  • $30 Member Admission Not a Member? Join Today! (Please note that current membership will be verified prior to event)
  • Tickets are non-refundable or transferable
  • This event will take place regardless of weather. Please come prepared if there is rain or heat.


Each guided tour is scheduled for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, and guests are welcome to stay afterwards to enjoy cake and other treats in the designated serving area.

The Fort grounds may be dark and Fort footing is uneven. It is important that tour groups stay together.

Restrooms are available before or after your tour as there are no stops during the program.

Please check-in at least 5 minutes before your scheduled tour time. If you are not present, your spot may be given to wait listed guests. Each tour is limited in size and cannot accommodate additional guests.

No food or beverages other than water allowed inside the Fort.

Participants must wear closed toe shoes, and we encourage participants not to wear high heels.

Please contact Linsey Fredenburg Humes, Executive Director of the Friends of Sutter's Fort at 916-323-7626 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions regarding Tour by Chocolate.

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2701 L Street
Sacramento CA, 95816
(916) 445-4422

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