Food Truck Thursdays

Thursdays at Exploration Place just got more awesome! Mark your calendars for weekly Food Truck Thursday events continuing into the fall and winter. Chow down with Wichita’s best food trucks, join in on fun activities like trivia or themed events, then end your evening with the Keeper of the Plains 9 pm ring of fire lighting. While you’re here, bring the whole family to check out our exhibits at a discounted rate!

Food Trucks are open from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Exploration Place exhibits are open until 8:00 pm on Thursdays.

DATE

ACTIVITY

FOOD & DRINKS

OCT 28 HOCUS POCUS DOME EXPERIENCE (Oct 28 – 30) 
This is opening night for our three day Hocus Pocus event. Although movie tickets are sold out – food trucks will still be available! Grab dinner on the terrace and then enjoy the museum exhibits as a family.
NOV 4 TRIVIA 
Live-hosted team trivia with multiple rounds of themed questions. $15 entry includes 2 games of trivia, free popcorn, and a drink from the bar. Doors open at 6 pm. [TICKETS]
NOV 11 ETHICS OF SPACE EXPLORATION
Join us as we explore some of the major questions of space ethics with Dr. James S.J. Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Wichita State University. Bring your questions because there will be a Q&A opportunity at the end. Free with museum admission and ticket. 7 pm. [TICKETS]
NOV 18 WINE TASTING WITH GRACE HILL WINERY
Grace Hill Winery experts will take guests through a class focusing on the science of wine making (oenology) and wine and food pairings. This class is 21+ only. Pricing and details TBA.
DEC 2 TRIVIA 
Live-hosted team trivia with multiple rounds of themed questions. $15 entry includes 2 games of trivia, free popcorn, and a drink from the bar. Doors open at 6 pm. [TICKETS]
DEC 9 BINGO 
An engaging night of bingo themed for the season. Prizes will be awarded for each round with the grand prize for each night being two tickets to our annual Death By Chocolate event in April! $15 entry includes 6 rounds of Bingo and free popcorn. Doors open at 6 pm. [TICKETS]
DEC 16 CHRISTMAS DOME EXPERIENCE
We’ll be enjoyed a Christmas classic with all the fun of the season. Can you guess which movie we’ll be showing? More details TBA. 
DEC 23 COOKIE DECORATING PARTY
Bring the kiddos, make it a date night or a reserve the evening for a girls’ night out. Savor a moment of quiet during a busy week and join us for an evening of creative festivities. We’ll be decorating sugar cookies to take home for Santa. Cookie kits will be available for purchase. Grab dinner from the food trucks and take a spin through the exhibits before heading home. Doors open at 6 pm. Pricing and ticket info TBA.
DEC 30 TBA
  • Schedule is subject to change. Additional food trucks and activity information will be added as they become available.

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