News, Events, & Specials
Candy Cane Event
Saturday, 02 December 2017 00:00

December 2, 2017 | 9am - 3pm  



Van Otis Chocolates is opening its doors on Saturday December 2nd, from 9am to 3pm, for a candy cane demonstration at 341 Elm Street Manchester, NH. Half of all proceeds from this event will benefit Easter Seals New Hampshire


Customers will be able to watch our experienced candy makers handcraft candy canes the old fashion way. At the end of the demonstration you will be handed a sample ready to be shaped and given your final touch.


The event is suitable for candy lovers of all ages and supports a great local cause. In addition, a big Santa made out of gourmet chocolate will be raffled off in the store. Don’t miss this fun event on the first Saturday in December!


For further information about , please visit our website at or contact us at or call us at (603) 627-1611

Fall Customer Appreciation
Saturday, 21 October 2017 00:00

Fall Customer Appreciation & Open House

Join us on Saturday, October 21, for our Fall Customer Appreciation & Open House! Get a behind the scenes look at how all of our yummy chocolates are made. No reservations are required. Event is open to all ages.

We are open our normal business hours, 9am - 4:30pm.


  • Free “Thank You” bar for first 25 customers

  • 15% entire purchase; no coupon needed for

    store; online use promo code THANKYOU15; valid only 10/21

  • Coloring contest for kids (pickup pages in store)

  •  Costume contest (all ages - winner plus 2 runners up will win a prize)

  • $75 value gift basket raffle

  • Free mystery 1 lb chocolate gift with purchase of $55+

  • Wine sampling (from 12 to 3)

  • And of course, visitors are welcome to visit our candy kitchen to watch our candy makers and chocolatiers at work and ask any questions.

For more information feel free to call us at 603.627.1611 or email us at

Truffle Classes
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00

Truffle Creation Class

Our hands-on workshop covers two techniques for making shell molded truffles, hand molded truffles and hand-dipping and finishing techniques. All students are able to take home their finished truffle creations as well as a recipe book! Classes cost $95 per person.  If you are interested in signing up for the next workshops, please send an e-mail to or call 800.826.6847.

Available Class Dates:

Classes take place every third Saturday of the month from 9am to 1pm.
Truffle classes will not be conducted during the months of December, March, and April.

Monthly Giveaway
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00

1 Pound Box of Chocolates!

Enter to win a Van Otis gourmet box of chocolates. A random drawing is held the
3rd of each month!

Click Here & Enter to Win!

  • No purchase necessary.
  • One entry per person per day.
  • No cash value.

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00


Shop in-store every Tuesday for 10% off any one item of your choice.
One transaction per customer. Ages 65 and over. ID required for purchase.
Coupon excludes special/custom orders.
Cannot be combined with any other promotions. Other restrictions may apply.