Death by ChocolateExperience Wichita’s Most Dynamic and Fun Event

With a reputation as Wichita’s most dynamic and fun event, the 17th annual Death By Chocolate looks to be the biggest yet! As always, there will be an opportunity to feast on the very best local sweet/savory food and delectable drinks while being entertained by top musical talent. Best of all, you will be helping support the STEM education programs of Exploration Place. Please check back soon for more information! You may also follow us on social media for updates.

Tickets will be available soon!

2023 Death by Chocolate Event Details


March 4, 2023


To be announced


Exploration Place


VIP: TBD | General: TBD


Cocktail or Themed Costume


Adults 21+

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Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. 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.
  2. Live Music and Dancing – Performances by local bands and DJs
  3. Themed Experiences Throughout – 2023 details TBD
  4. 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!
  5. 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.

Ticket Details and Policy

General Admission tickets include unlimited food and beverages, as well as access to all experiences. VIP guests receive one hour of early access, VIP parking, 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 a special exception should be made, please contact us at (316) 660-0600 or contact us online. Thank you!

Food and Beverage Vendors

If you are interested in being a vendor for the 2023 Death by Chocolate, please contact us.

Browse the 2022 Vendors
  • 2022 Beverage Vendors
    • American Institute of Wine & Food
    • Wichita Chapter
    • Grace Hill Winery
    • Mokas Cafe
    • Una Vida Tequila
    • And more!
  • 2022 Food Vendors
    • Artichoke Sandwich Bar
    • Bethany’s Bierocks
    • Blue Moon Caterers
    • Brand’s Fine Foods
    • Butler Community College
    • Cameo Cakes
    • Cheri’s Bakery
    • Cocoa Dolce
    • Comais Place
    • The Cookie Guy
    • Dunkin’
    • Eurest
    • Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
    • Kansas Global Trade Services
    • My Madea’s Soul Food
    • Olive Tree Catering
    • The Popcorner
    • Primal Jerky
    • Texas Roadhouse
    • Wichita Brewing Company
    • Woodfire Grille at Kansas Star Casino
    • Wow Cakes
    • And more!