Happy Place, an immersive, pop-up exhibit for the Instagram age, is set to land in Melbourne in December.

Melbourne has had a rough trot these past two years, and this kind of unrelentingly joyous event is the tonic it deserves. Happy Place is an exhibition designed for everyone to “find their happy” through a series of playful installations, and multi-sensory rooms — it’s a balm for the soul.

Following sold-out residencies in Sydney, Auckland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Boston, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia, Happy Place will open up at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on December 2nd.

Exhibition features include the world’s largest indoor Confetti Dome, the famous Rubber Ducky Bathtub, a Cookie Room scented with the aroma of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, and Super Bloom, a room filled with 40,000 golden handmade flowers.

The exhibition was conceived by veteran American entertainment manager and live event producer Jared Paul, who felt driven to raise his three children in a place of positivity and joy in a time where things feel so divisive and bleak.

“Melbourne has had a pretty tough time throughout the global pandemic and now on the other side we are delighted to be able to bring Happy Place to all Victorians. Our mission is to allow our guests to immerse themselves in an over-the-top themed experience that is designed to deliver a super-sized dose of happiness,” Paul said in a statement.

“In 2020 Happy Place was so well received by our new friends in Sydney and we can’t wait to do the same in Melbourne. We hope the city of Melbourne has a blast when they visit us and can enjoy all of the confetti and rubber ducky filled surprises Happy Place has to offer.”

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Happy Place Exhibition

Dates: Opening Thursday 2 December until Sunday 30 January

Crown Melbourne, Level 1 Metropol Precinct, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

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