Candytopia announces expansion to Scottsdale

Above: HOUSTON, TEXAS - JUNE 13: Atmosphere at the Candytopia Houston opening preview event on June 13, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images for Candytopia) Lifestyle | 15 Sep, 2019 |

Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure that has delighted over one million guests across the country, announced it will be bringing its confectionery wonderland to Scottsdale for a limited-run engagement on October 11, 2019. The new location will make its debut at Scottsdale Quarter (15059 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254), the popular open-air lifestyle center that’s one of Scottsdale’s top shopping destinations.

Tickets will go on-sale to the general public beginning September 17 at 1:00 p.m. MT. They must be purchased in advance as they are expected to sell out quickly. Guests are encouraged to sign-up for pre-sale ticket access at

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. It’s currently open in Houston and will be debuting in Philadelphia later this month.

Candytopia Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale 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.

WHO: 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.

WHEN: Candytopia will open in Scottsdale on October 11, 2019. Tickets will go on-sale to the general public beginning September 26 at 10:00 a.m. MT. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are expected to sell out quickly. Guests are encouraged to sign-up for early ticket access at  

TICKET PRICES: Adults: $28; Kids (4-12): $20; Kids (3 and under): Free

To register for early ticket access, visit or follow along on social media:

Instagram: @TheCandytopia


Twitter: @TheCandytopia

Snapchat: TheCandytopia

Official hashtag: #Candytopia

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