Death by ChocolateMix & Mingle at Wichita’s Hottest Event
★ Valet Parking ★ Red Carpet ★ Paparazzi ★ Unlimited Tastings ★
Celebrate the best in film with an unforgettable Oscar-themed night that will take over the whole museum. With more than two dozen tasting stations, it’s the ultimate indulgence.
The evening will be filled with exciting Oscar-worthy surprises. Stand amidst a sea of glowing candles as you enjoy a live jazz ensemble, show your star power during laser karaoke and bust a move at the Knight Club dance party in the castle.
Swag bags and exclusive green room lounges will give VIP ticket holders the full Oscar experience.
Tickets are limited – will you be there?
2023 Death by Chocolate Event Details
March 4, 2023
VIP: 5:30 – 10 pm | General: 6:30 – 10 pm
VIP: $250 | General: $125
Cocktail or Red Carpet
New for 2023
Step on stage in the Live Science Theater and get the party started! Laser lights will spin around the room as guests entertain in the most immersive karaoke experience in Wichita! It’s a unique twist on the traditional karaoke experience, with lights and sound effects adding an extra layer of excitement.
Top Five Reasons to Attend
- It’s a Food Festival in Disguise – There’s zero guilt, and calories don’t count when you’re tasting and sampling the best food and drink Wichita has to offer in support of a great cause. Come hungry, leave happy.
- Live Music and Dancing – Performances by a quartet, local bands and DJs
- Themed Experiences Throughout – Each of the galleries will be themed for Oscar winning films
- Unrestricted Access to All Exhibits – No need to pass up playing in the exhibits because a line of kids is waiting. Death by Chocolate is 21+, and you are highly encouraged to explore!
- Party for a Purpose – We have an exciting guest list who are ready to dine, dance and party – all in the name of science! The support we receive through ticket sales and sponsorships helps provide programming to thousands of kids across Kansas each month.
Food and Beverage Vendors
Browse the 2023 Vendors
- Andy’s Frozen Custard
- The Artichoke Sandwich Bar
- Bakers Haus ICT
- Cheri’s Bakery
- Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates
- The Cookie Guy
- Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
- Kansas Global Trade Services
- Mokas Cafe
- The Popcorner
- Redler Institute of Culinary Arts
- Rice’n Tings
- The Rusty Nail
- Sweet ‘n Saucy
- Texas Roadhouse
- Trader Joe’s
- Wichita Cheesecake Company
- Wind Surge
- WSU Tech Culinary Arts
- and more!
If you are interested in being a vendor for the 2023 Death by Chocolate, please contact us.
2023 Event Sponsors
If you are interested in being a sponsor for the 2023 Death by Chocolate, please email Laura Roddy at [email protected]
Ticket Details and Return Policy
General Admission tickets include unlimited food and beverages, as well as access to all experiences. VIP guests receive one hour of early access and two VIP Lounges and specialty cocktails.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. All tickets for Death by Chocolate are sold directly through Exploration Place and never through a third-party platform. If you have questions regarding tickets or if you have a situation where you feel an exception should be made, please contact us online. Thank you!