Colossal Candy Creations, Flying Unicorn Pigs and Marshmallow Tsunamis to Invade Fashion District Philadelphia this September
Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure that has delighted over one million guests across the country, is thrilled to announce it will be bringing its confectionery wonderland to Philadelphia for a limited-run engagement in September 2019. Candytopia Philadelphia will make its debut as part of the opening of Fashion District Philadelphia, the first monumental retail and entertainment offering of its kind in Downtown Philadelphia. Located in the heart of the project at 9th and Market, Candytopia Philadelphia will be one of the can’t miss venues at this new destination.
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 has traveled coast to coast, attracting long lines and sold-out crowds. Candytopia has quickly expanded nationwide with past runs in San Francisco, New York City, Minneapolis-St. Paul at Mall of America and Atlanta. Locations are currently operating in Dallas and Houston.
Candytopia Philadelphia will feature the most popular attractions from its past locations including a marshmallow pit filled with over 250,000 foam marshmallows; an underwater-themed wonderland with fantastical candy covered sea creatures; a rainbow-filled room with flying unicorn pigs and confetti explosions galore, along with many more sweet surprises. Candytopia Philadelphia will also feature new elements inspired by local culture and landmarks unique to the location that will thrill locals and visitors alike.
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, Usher, T.I., Hilary Duff, Alessandra Ambrosio and more. Guests are treated to candy samples throughout the entire experience including sours and gummies, chocolate treats, nostalgic favorites, and many sweet surprises.
Candytopia is a peek inside the sweet and inspiring world of famed global 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.
Candytopia will open to the public at Fashion District Philadelphia on September 20, 2019. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are expected to sell out quickly. Tickets will be on sale to the general public beginning August 27 at noon ET. For updates and to sign up for pre-release ticket access, visit candytopia.com.
Kids (4-12): $20
Kids (3 and under): Free
To register for early ticket access, visit Candytopia.com or follow along on social media:
Official hashtag: #Candytopia
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. In 2019, it open in Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul at Mall of America, Dallas and Houston, with additional cities to be announced soon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.candytopia.com
ABOUT FASHION DISTRICT PHILADELPHIA
Fashion District Philadelphia is the first robust retail and entertainment offering of its kind in Downtown Philadelphia. Spanning three city blocks, The District will feature over 800,000 square feet of dynamic offerings including flagship, traditional full price, off-price and branded outlet retail, experiential dining and entertainment, along with public art and evolving cultural events. With a prime location in Center City, The District is just steps away from Philadelphia’s historic district and connected to Reading Terminal, the Pennsylvania Convention Center and SEPTA’s Jefferson station – a convenient, transit-oriented location offering accessibility for millions of Philadelphia residents, commuters and visitors. Additional information is available at www.fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com or on Facebook, Twitter orInstagram.