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Celebrate National Candy Month at Immersive Candy-Themed Art Exhibit Candytopia

Limited Engagement Run at Santa Monica Place

WHAT: Celebrate National Candy Month in June at Candytopia, the immersive candy-themed art exhibit and retail experience at Santa Monica Place.

DETAILS: 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 NEW! NESTLÉ® CRUNCH® Dark and BUNCHA 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 Hertog, CEO of ZH Productions, and retail veteran John Goodman.

WHEN: 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.).

WHERE: Candytopia is located at Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica.

*Located in the East Court near Bloomingdale’s on Level 2

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 and via iPads located at the Santa Monica Place Concierge near the exhibit entrance on Level 2.

MEDIA: Media, photographers, and camera crews are welcome upon prior approval. Please contact Sabrina Valles, The ACE Agency, 714.466.0080,

CONTACT: To purchase tickets and for additional information, visit


About Candytopia

Candytopia transports guests to an imaginative confectionary wonderland with a one-of-a-kind full sensory experience. 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 include sour and gummy candy, chocolate treats, and nostalgic favorites. Candytopia is a pop-up experience lasting 3 to 4 months, with plans to visit additional locations in the U.S. this year. More information about Candytopia, future cities or tickets can be found at

About Santa Monica Place

Located steps away from the Pacific Ocean in Downtown Santa Monica and adjacent to Third Street Promenade, the unique, all-outdoor Santa Monica Place is home to Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, DVF, Hugo Boss, BARNEYS NEW YORK, Nike, dozens more shops and an inspired collection of restaurants and entertainment experiences including True Food Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Sonoma Wine Garden, The Curious Palate, ArcLight Cinemas and more. Santa Monica Place also is home to a growing set of engaging, digitally native brands, such as b8ta, Ministry of Supply, Monica + Andy, Peloton and others.

For more information, visit or access our Concierge services anytime via text: (310) 499-2928.

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