PHILADELPHIA, PA - The re-opening, Candytopia Philadelphia brought back some of the most popular attractions, such as Philly-inspired candy artwork, unique photo chances, candy-inspired experiences, and of course, actual Candy around every corner.
Candytopia's art team spent hours using hundreds of thousands of Candy pieces to make unique creations inside Candytopia Philadelphia. Inside the Philly location, you will find more than 50+ original art pieces and recreations of famous artwork and pop culture icons.
Highlights of special exhibits, experiences, and rooms include:
- Love Statue - The perfect combination of Candy and love is our recreation of the Philly Love Statue made of blue raspberry cola bottles, red gumballs, and red gummy bears. (37.5K pieces of Candy used, 260 hours of construction, and 47KG of Sugar)
- Liberty Bell - One of the most iconic historical symbols of democracy, Candytopia's liberty bell is made of sour belts, gummy pineapple bears, licorice laces, and cola bottles. (24K pieces of Candy, 85 hours of construction, and 32KG of Sugar)
- Candytopia Dragon - The dragon greets guests as they enter through the doors of the confectionery creation - made up of 16 different candies, including Swedish Fish, peach hearts, and four kinds of rock candy. Each of the wings weighs 75lbs each. (125K pieces of Candy, 542hours of construction, and 50KG of Sugar)
- Edward Munch's The Scream - Featuring over 30 different types of Candy to recreate this Expressionist masterpiece. (2.6K pieces of Candy, 74 hours of construction, and 1KG of Sugar)
- Sphinx - Sphinx is the centerpiece of the Candytopia Gallery and homage to the Egyptians' first candy makers. It is a fitting piece as Philadelphia is home to prized Sphinx at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Museum. This majestic creation is made from gummy bears, gummy building blocks, jellybeans, Chiclets, and sour belts. (78K pieces of Candy, 317 hours of construction, and 8.932KG of Sugar)
- Humprey - Saying goodbye as guests leave is the lovable elephant, Humprey. His pink and white motifs are made up of candy hearts, strawberry puffs, gumballs, and jellybeans. (22.6K pieces of Candy, 432 hours of construction, and 714 Grams of Sugar)
- Candytopia Gallery - At first glance, this themed room looks like any other art museum installation until you realize the iconic paintings such as Edward Munch's The Scream, sculptures like Rodin's The Thinker, and portraits of iconic figures like Marilyn Monroe are recreated entirely of Candy.
- Marshmallow Pool - This immersive experience contains over a quarter million foam marshmallows. End to End, they would stretch 8 miles, 1.5 times the height of Mt Everest.
- Rainbow Room - Get ready for a whirlwind of Pigacorns, confetti, and laughter. The pig butt cannons will envelop you in a confetti rainbow, while the turntable Sugar Rush photo station will send memorable pictures right to your email.
Candytopia will be open until Labor Day Weekend, and tickets are just $28 for adults, $20 for kids 4 to 12 years old, and free for ages 3 and under. Candytopia's main entrance is located at 9th and Market (901 Market Street).
Tickets include access to all exhibits and experiences, a jump in the Marshmallow Pool, a visit to the secret Candytopia gift shop, and free Candy in every room. Also, See... CandayTopia Reopens Throughout The Country