Due to popular demand, Candytopia, the immersive candy-themed art exhibit and retail experience at Santa Monica Place has extended the exhibit’s stay in Santa Monica until Sunday, July 22. Tickets for the extended dates go on sale Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at Candytopia.com. Following that, Candytopia plans to fold up its exhibit into ten 18-wheelers and travel to its next location. Future cities will be announced at Candytopia.com.
People of all ages are treated to over a dozen unique environments with sweet treats around every corner including flying unicorn pigs and a marshmallow tsunami. Guests will encounter countless treasures from candy appearing out of thin air to a dragon constructed entirely of candy. Guests are encouraged to indulge in the candy samples throughout the experience which includes sour and gummy candy, chocolate treats, and nostalgic favorites.
The two-level, 16,000 square-foot interactive attraction features more than a dozen unique environments with larger-than-life installations ranging from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami, plus photo opportunities at every turn and a candy lounge. In addition to tasting a variety of candy throughout the exhibit, visitors will also get to sample the CRUNCH® Dark. Guests exit through Candytopia’s 2,000 square-foot retail shop offering exclusive Candytopia merchandise and more. Designed to appeal to audiences of all ages, Candytopia is the creation of celebrity candy stylist Jackie Sorkin in partnership with event and production design guru Zac Hartog, CEO of ZH Productions, and retail veteran John Goodman.
Candytopia is located at Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica.
*Located in the East Court near Bloomingdale’s on Level 2
Exhibit hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (last ticket sold at 8:30 p.m.) and Sunday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (last ticket sold at 8:30 p.m.).
TICKETS: Tickets for Candytopia are $30 each for adults, $23 for children ages 4-12, and free for children age 3 and under, and are available online at Candytopia.com and via iPads located at the Santa Monica Place Concierge near the exhibit entrance on Level 2.