14th Annual Death by Chocolate

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Indulge in delicious delights for STEM Education at Exploration Place's largest fundraiser of the year. Treat your senses with unlimited sweets, savory food and drinks from area restaurants, chefs and vendors. Plus:

  • Boogie down with music by Annie Up.
  • Drink endless wine and beer, plus enjoy signature cocktails.
  • Encounter unforgettable live science demonstrations.
  • Bid on dynamic silent auction items.
  • Experience the popular wine and liquor toss.

Sample unlimited treats from:
Aidos Nachoira at WAVE
Bill’s Charcoal Grill Catering
Blue Moon Caterers
Brand’s Fine Foods
Chicken N Pickle
Cool Baked Creations
Culinary Catering
Dunkin’ Donuts
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Flavors Coffee and Ice Cream Bar
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
Handcrafted Wine and Spirits
Headshots Bar & Grill
Hopping Gnome Brewing Company
ICT Catering
KC Bier Co.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Molino’s Mexican Cuisine
Monica’s Bundt Cake Company
N&J Café and Bakery
Nitro Joes
Patsy Cakes and More
Peace, Love & Pie
Pinole Blue
River City Sweet Shop
Shaken or Stirred Bartending
Smokin’ Diner
Taco Locale
Texas Roadhouse
The Popcorner
Tom’s Town Distillery
Una Vida Tequila
Weirdough Bakery
Wichita Cheesecake Company
Wood Fire Grille – Kansas Star Casino
Wyldewood Cellars
Xclusive Events
Zoës Kitchen
And much more!

General Admission Price (per person, plus tax)

Or call 316-660-0620

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NOTE: Exploration Place will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 29 to prepare for this event.


*NEW* VIP Experience

Imagine the marvelous surprises in store for you!

- Access to vendors at 6 p.m. before general admission.
- Beverage service upon entry with specialty glass and party plate.
- Butlered hors d’oeuvres.
- Mingling in the private VIP lounge.
- Exclusive tastings.
- Amazing raffle prizes.
- Fabulous live auction items.

VIP Price (per person, plus tax)
Or call 316-660-0620

Premier Sponsors


VIP Lead Sponsor


VIP Red Carpet Sponsor


VIP Bar & Tasting Glass Sponsor


VIP Lounge Sponsor


VIP Tasting Sponsor



Vendor Awards Sponsor
IMA Wealth

Science Show Sponsor
Credit Union of America

Wine Pull Sponsor
BKD CPAs and Advisors

Liquor Pull Sponsor
Fidelity Bank

Wine Sponsor
Celebrity Cruises

VIP Wine Sponsor
Jacob Liquor Exchange

VIP Liquor Sponsor
Klenda Austerman LLC

VIP Party Tray Sponsor
LewJene Schneider & Tony Caputo

Specialty Wine Tasting
Speakeasy Distribution

VIP Sponsors
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
Lindsay and Bill Caffey
Commerce Bank
Copp Media Services, Inc.
Cox Machine, Inc.
Delta Dental of Kansas
Emprise Bank
Evergy, Inc.
Foulston Siefkin, LLP
Imbue Aesthetics & Wellness
Klenda Austerman LLC
KS StateBank
Metal-Fab, Inc.
Anna Monroe
Kathy and John Mosley
Cindy and Barry Schwan
Signature Flight Support

Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates
EPIC Event Rentals
House of Schwan
Kent Audio Visual
Reece & Nichols South Central Kansas
Theatrical Services, Inc.
Xclusive Events
Grace Hill Winery
Nitro Joe's
R & J Discount Liquor
Tom's Town Distilling Co.
Trevor Stewart

Media Partners 
102.1 The Bull
Channel 963
Midwest Billboard
SPLURGE! Magazine
Valley Offset Printing, Inc.