If you have a sweet-tooth, you’re in for a treat - Candytopia, a like-no-other candy museum, is coming to Atlanta! Described as an “interactive art installation,” Candytopia allows you to experience the vibrant colors and sugary flavors of candy in over a dozen environments. “From flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami,” Candytopia will surpass any and all of your wildest candy dreams. Only here for a limited time, the pop-up location at Lenox Marketplace will run from February 8th through June 2nd. Learn more about exhibit installations, ticket pricing, and what to expect when visiting Candytopia here.
And to keep with the sugary theme, I’ve included a list of 5 fun candy shops that can be found throughout metro Atlanta.
Collier Candy Company: Located in Ponce City Market, this old-fashioned candy shop specializes in throwback sweets and hard-to-find treats.
Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory: The amusement parks of candy shops, Fuzziwig’s offers over 400 varieties of candy and hard-to-find specialty toys. Two local locations in Alpharetta and Cumming.
Lolli & Pops: A specialty candy-boutique with stores in both Perimeter and North Point Mall, their beautiful displays and wide-selection of local and international sweets makes Lolli & Pops a fun stop for both kids and adults.
Lolli Bop Sweet Shop: Enjoy a milkshake or float from their ice cream counter while your kids stare in amazement at the candy chandelier and lollipop Ferris wheel. In addition to a large candy selection, Lolli Bop’s has has an in-house bakery with an endless display of colorful cookies, cakes, and cupcakes.
Rocket Fizz: A soda-pop and candy shop with retro-flare, Rocket Fizz has four locations in the greater Atlanta area (Decatur, Suwanee, Marietta, and Newnan).