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HOT: Sugar Republic, Collingwood

Everyone wants a little sweetness in their life, right?

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Well at Sugar Republic, for a limited time you can enjoy ALL the sugar your heart desires plus the chance to play in themed interactive spaces….including a giant pink ball pit!

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Sugar Republic is an incredible pop-up museum dedicated to the celebration of dessert, baking, lollies and all things sweet through 14 amazing sensory rooms.

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Think of the Museum of Ice Cream in LA or The Color Factory in San Francisco/New York but with an Australian twist.

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Sugar Republic is incredibly fun for kids (for obvious reasons) as well as for adults wanting to relive their childhoods.


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You can jump inside a massive gum ball machine….

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….climb a sherbet rainbow…

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…take a swing cushioned by fairy floss…

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….spin the Wheel O’Treats and claim your treat after jumping out of a life-size birthday cake under a shower of confetti.

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Treats include every kid’s (and kidult’s) dream – a huge vanilla soft serve ice cream with ALL the sprinkles….

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….taste-testing inside a lolly shop…

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….fairy floss, sherbert lollies and Wizz Fizz to take home….

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… and crunch popcorn while watching a montage of sweet-themed filmed clips from Forrest Gump ‘life is like a box of chocolates’ to Charlie and Chocolate Factory.

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The highlight – the giant ball pit!

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We spend most of our time there and then notice that we’d been inside Sugar Republic for 2 hours!

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On the way out check out the gorgeous gift store full of sweet-inspired giftware and toys and of course sweet treats.

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Sugar Republic is this winter’s most Instagrammable event in Melbourne. It’s not cheap but it is a unique experience – DONUT miss it!

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HOT Tips:

tickets are only available in advance, no tickets available at the door;
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. You will need to provide ID to match the name on your booking;
Your ticket is only valid for the date and time purchased. If you miss your timeslot there are no refunds or exchanges;
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 2 and under get free entry.
ticket price includes entry into 14 themed rooms, with free snacks, lollies and ice cream throughout;
bring a water bottle as all that sugar makes you thirsty!;
there’s a free cloakroom on entry. Bags, coats and prams must be checked in;
take a camera of course – but selfie sticks and tripods are not permitted;
Some of the experiences require that you remove your shoes so wear socks or tights.
allow around 1.5-2 hours to visit every space thoroughly;
no toilets inside, nearest public toilets are corner of Smith St and Kerr St.

cropped Kristyna Hess Lockdown Portraits x

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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