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Death by ChocolateBet on Elegance at Wichita's Hottest Event

Step into the thrilling world of James Bond at our Casino Royale-themed gala—an evening of espionage and elegance. Experience the glitz and glamour of the iconic spy with more than two dozen tasting stations, promising the ultimate in culinary indulgence.
Enjoy the excitement of classic casino games, showcase your charisma at karaoke, and dance the night away at the Knight Club—an exclusive castle venue transformed into a pulsating dance party.



March 2, 2024


VIP: 5:30 – 10 p.m.
General: 6:30 – 10 p.m.


VIP: $250
General: $125

Attendees & Attire

Adults 21+
Cocktail or Themed Attire

Casino Games

Casino Games

Immerse yourself in the thrill of classic casino games! VIP ticket holders receive a complimentary $500 casino voucher. All guests can also seize the excitement by purchasing $500 casino vouchers for just $25.



It’s time to unveil your secret singing skills! Join us at the Live Science Theater for Wichita’s most immersive karaoke experience, where each performance is a spy-worthy sensation.

Diamonds are Forever Club

Diamonds are Forever Club

Join us for a dance party in the castle! We’ll be playing all the hottest music, from the newest hits to classic party favorites. Put on your dancing shoes and party the night away.

People's Choice

People's Choice

Roll the dice and join us for a tasting experience like no other! Crown the “People’s Choice Award” for your favorite flavor, where every taste is a winning gamble.

DBC 5reasons

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 a lounge singer and DJ
  3. Themed Experiences Throughout – Each of the galleries will be themed for classic Casino Royale scenes
  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 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, entry to the VIP Lounge, specialty cocktails, and a complimentary casino voucher.

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!


If tickets become available, we will contact our waitlist inquiries before announcing to the general public. We will also make sure to update you on the 2025 Death by Chocolate plans as they are confirmed. Thank you!