Join us for a sweet day on the Avenue… Death by Chocolate returns! With two routes to choose from, you can stroll up and down the avenue and taste a variety of different chocolate treats at participating Downtown businesses, all while shopping for the perfect Valentine’s day gift! 


  • Ambassador, 117 S. State Street, Coco Puff Hot Cocoa 
  • Hilton Appleton Paper Valley Hotel, 333 W. College Avenue, Chocolate Covered Nut Butter Banana Bites
  • The Bent Keg, 417 W. College Avenue, Coastal Charm Iced Chocolate Mint* (Must be 21+ to consume) 
  • The Bar on the Avenue, 427 W. College Avenue, Oreo Trifle 
  • McGuinness Irish Pub, 201 S. State Street, McGuinness’ Famous Nutty Irishman* (Must be 21+ to consume) 
  • Float Light Float Center, 609 W. College Avenue, Chocolate Inspired Kombucha 
  • Uni Uni Bubble Tea, 823 W. College Avenue, Suite B, Chocolate Pudding and Mousse 
  • ACOCA Coffee, 500 W. College Avenue, Salted Espresso Chocolate Cookies
  • Crazy Sweet, 514 W. College Avenue, Chocolate Strawberry Bark 
  • Doughlicious, 322 W. College Avenue, Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting 
  • Stone Arch Brewpub, 1003 S. Olde Oneida Street, Deconstructed S’mores 


  • Bazil’s Pub, 109 W. College Avenue, Chocolate Fudge Cookies
  • Olde Town Tavern, 109 W. College Avenue, Chocolate Whiskey* (Must be 21+ to consume) 
  • Brewed Awakenings, 107 E. College Avenue, Kladdkaka (Swedish Chocolate Cake) 
  • Ivory Rose Bridal Boutique, 103 E. College Avenue, Suite 103, White Chocolate Oreo Truffles 
  • Olive & Rose Boutique, 121 E. College Avenue, Sea Salt Caramel Dark Chocolates
  • Wooden Nickel, 217 E. College Avenue, Dessert Whiskey* (Must be 21+ to consume) 
  • All Tied Up Floral Café, 324 E. College Avenue, Triple Chocolate Brownies
  • Board and Brush, 109 N. Durkee Street, Decadent Chocolate Covered Strawberries 
  • Garden View Family Restaurant, 216 E. College Avenue, Chocolate Cake 
  • Hazelmade Art Studio, 10 E. College Avenue, Unit 111, Mr. Reynebeau’s Original Chocolate Chip Cookies 
  • Rookie’s Sports Bar & Grill, 325 N. Appleton Street, Chocolate Cheesecake 


  • How to purchase and get your tickets:
    • Through our website, or in person at our office, 333 W. College Avenue, Suite 100
    • Shipping is available through February 5 for online purchases 
    • Pick up is available at our office 333 W. College Avenue, Suite 100 during our business hours now through February 10
    • If you are unable to pick up your tickets before the event, please visit the stop listed below on the route that you selected the day of the event (February 11)
      • West End Route Participants: Pick up at ACOCA Coffee, 500 W. College Avenue (On February 11 only) 
      • East End Route Participants: Pick up at Hazelmade Art Studio, 10 E. College Avenue, Unit 111 (On February 11 only)   


  • Not able to finish all 11 chocolate treats on your route? No worries! This year we are offering small, Valentine’s day themed to go boxes for all participants, while supplies last. 
  • You can get yours when you purchase or pick up your tickets before the event at our office (333 W. College Avenue, Suite 100) or the day of the event right outside of our office in the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley Hotel lobby, there will be a small display. 
  • We are accepting donations for an upcoming community project, “Paint the City, with Appleton Area School District and local artist Irineo Medina” from those that are willing and able to contribute. 

Check out a few of the delicious treats that will be served during the event!