A Whimsical trip to Candytopia

Happy Monday!

I wanted to share with you a sweet post without the calories of my recent trip with my friend Angie of Total Body Fitness NYC to Candytopia.

Candytopia, is a pop-up exhibition that was made famous during its run in Los Angeles. It finally made its way to New York City. Tucked inside Penn Plaza, over a dozen rooms are lined up for your candy-filled enjoyment. The tasty extravaganza opened on August 15 and runs through November 15.

We arrived at a Harry Potter-esque main entrance, straight out of Diagon Alley. There we were led into a Clock Room, with a Wonka-like tour guide. He explained some rules (for example, you can’t work your way backward through the exhibit) and instructed us to have some fun—and EAT SOME CANDY. He offered us samples from a gigantic tray of Lindt chocolates.

img_8566
Entrance to exhibition

img_8570img_8571img_8576img_8579img_8581

Every single item you see here is made of different candies.

img_8595

7eba7b38-7a0b-4570-bb38-9b74657e21bc1_dvd.original.jpg

We were led through room after room without a tour guide. It was an exquisite Wonderland, Art Gallery, Under the Sea—and in each room, almost everything is made of Candy! From flying pigs to unicorns to dragons, it’s all candy! You can’t eat the candy sculptures or art, but each room contains a treasure trove of candy samples for the taking (and tasting).

facetune_30-09-2018-17-44-24

The optical illusion picture was taken by an overhead camera that is operated by a staff member.

img_8598

The last room is a giant marshmallow pool where you have to take off your shoes and just roll around like a giant kid!

d85c27aa-8d0a-4432-8691-2ca896476df5

Don’t miss out on this fun-filled exhibition if it arrives in your city.

Sending tasty sweet vibes! 💋

Follow me on any of these social media links:

Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

Advertisements

17 Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.