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A selfie-friendly, candy-inspired installation is popping up in L.A.

Michael Juliano
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Michael Juliano

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: An immersive, selfie-friendly pop-up is arriving in L.A. with larger-than-life installations and sugary treats.

Candytopia, an interactive installation inspired by all things sweet, will open east of Downtown L.A. this December for a three-month run. Jackie Sorkin, the self-described “Candy Queen” and founder of boutique sweets service Hollywood Candy Girls, hatched the idea for the experience, which will later embark on a multi-city tour.

Though we don’t know much about Candytopia yet, it will include a dozen themed rooms with elements like colossal candy creations, flying unicorn pigs and a “marshmallow tsunami.” And, of course, you’ll be able to sample candy at multiple stops along the way.

Photograph: Courtesy Candytopia

Candytopia opens December 15 at the Boyle Heights-area LA Hangar Studios (2627 Medford St). Tickets, which cost $30 for adults and $23 for children ages 4 through 12, go on sale today, November 16, at noon.

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