Candytopia is coming to Atlanta and I am excited about being invited to the media sneak peek next week. I am not sure what to expect but I have heard Candytopia is colorful, interactive and Instagrammable! Oh and made of candy, yes you read that right candy. I will have a full review after the sneak peek, but until then, here is more on the installations and how to get tickets…
Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure that has delighted over half a million guests across the country, is thrilled to announce it will be bringing its confectionery wonderland to Atlanta at EDENS Lenox Marketplace in Buckhead for a limited-run engagement beginning on February 8, 2019.
Candytopia features more than one dozen rooms with larger-than-life interactive art installations and full sensory experiences. The marshmallowy mini-theme park launched in 2018 in Santa Monica and just wrapped two successful runs in San Francisco near Union Square and New York in Midtown Manhattan. All Candytopia locations have attracted long lines with tickets selling out quickly.
Candytopia’s Atlanta location at EDENS Lenox Marketplace marks Candytopia’s continued success in attracting guests of all ages to top retail centers. Candytopia Atlanta will feature the most popular attractions from its past locations along with new elements inspired by local culture and landmarks unique to this location.
WHAT: For anyone who’s ever dreamed of scoring a Golden Ticket or nibbling their way through Candyland, Candytopia transports guests to an imaginative confectionery wonderland with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. It has amassed a huge following among guests of all ages and A-list celebrities alike including: Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Biel, Bruce Willis, Adam Sandler, Kevin Durant, Josh Duhamel, Christina Aguilera, James Corden, Wiz Khalifa, Hilary Duff and Alessandra Ambrosio. Guests are treated to candy samples throughout the entire experience including sours and gummies, chocolate treats, nostalgic favorites, and many sweet surprises.
WHEN: Candytopia will open in Atlanta at EDENS Lenox Marketplace (3535 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326) on February 8, 2019. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are expected to sell out quickly. Tickets will be officially on sale to the general public beginning January 15, 2019 at noon ET. For more information and to register for early ticket access, please visit https://www.candytopia.com.
WHO: Candytopia is a peek inside the sweet and twisted world of famed celebrity candy artist, Jackie Sorkin, and it was created in partnership with her co-founders, events and production design expert Zac Hartog, CEO of ZH Productions, and retail veteran John Goodman.
Kids (4-12): $20
Kids (3 and under): Free
Candytopia will be fun for the whole family, be sure to visit them on social media:
- Instagram: @TheCandytopia
- Facebook: Facebook.com/thecandytopia
- Twitter: @TheCandytopia
- Snapchat: TheCandytopia
- Official hashtag: #Candytopia
I can not wait to tell y’all about this unique experience coming to The A. Have you attended this type of interactive event?
EDENS develops, owns and operates community shopping centers in primary markets across the country. The company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of more than 125 retail places. EDENS has regional headquarters in Washington, DC, Boston, Columbia, Atlanta, Miami and Dallas. For additional information about the company and its retail real estate portfolio, visit www.edens.com
For anyone who’s ever dreamed of scoring a Golden Ticket or nibbling their way through Candyland, Candytopia transports guests to an imaginative confectionary wonderland with a one-of-a-kind full sensory experience and welcomes people of all ages to explore their sweet tooth like never before. Candytopia was created by global candy artist Jackie Sorkin (star of TLC’s “Candy Queen”), events and production design expert Zac Hartog, and retail veteran John Goodman. Candytopia has drawn long lines and sold-out crowds during its limited run engagements in Santa Monica, New York and San Francisco. It will be opening locations in 2019 in Atlanta at EDENS Leonx Marketplace and in Minneapolis-St. Paul at Mall of America, with additional cities to be announced soon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.candytopia.com