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Best Candy and Confection Shops in Puget Sound

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Looking for an old-fashioned candy store that makes and sells the kinds of candies you remember as a kid? Want locally made treats for your Easter basket, wedding or birthday party? Here are some of our favorite sweet shops.

The Confectionery
4608 26th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.523.1443
http://www.theconfectionery.com

The Confectionery, in Seattle’s University Village, is the ultimate candy store with classic old fashioned feel. The upscale Candy Boutique features a traditional store front, while inside customers are treated to a visual delight, a candy store out of a dream. They carry candies you’ll remember from your childhood, as well as seasonal chocolates and candies. Come in to see their Spring & Easter candy, including a rainbow of jelly beans and an assortment of darling Easter truffles – almost too cute to eat. But we know you’ll want to indulge!

Candytyme
400 Pine Street, 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
206.623.0454
http://www.candytyme.com

With locations in Seattle’s Westlake Center, Southcenter in Tukwila, Everett Mall and South Hill Mall in Puyallup, Candytyme is your one-stop-shop for bulk candies. Over 200 varieties = novelties, gummies and chocolates – including sugar-free. Having a retro themed party? You’ll find Pop Rocks and PEZ, Bottle Caps and Nerds – the exact candy you’re looking for.

The Candy Shoppe
833 Bay Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360.874.2576
http://www.thecandyshoppellc.com

The Candy Shoppe is a family-owned and operated store. It started in 2000 when the owners’ daughter, Rebecca thought that creating and operating a candy shop would be a fantiastic home school project! So Mom, Dad, Daughter and Son became partners in The Candy Shoppe. This well-appointed candy paradise is packed with fudge, chocolate, licorice and candy products, some made in the store, and other unique candies come from all over the world! It’s worth a trip to see, smell and taste.

Sweetie’s Candy Land
1501 Pike Place #435
Seattle, WA 98101
206.466.6601
http://www.sweetiescandyland.com

Located inside Seattle’s popular Pike Place Market, Sweetie’s continues to expand their selection to carry as much candy as their imaginations can think of. Sweetie’s takes pride in their value and selection. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask them – if it’s available, they’ll find it for you! Want Jordan almonds for a wedding or special event? Lollipops in a huge array of colors and flavors? Jelly Beans for Easter? Sweeties has nostalgic candies as well as what kids are looking for today.

Johnson Candy Company
924 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
253.272.8504

The Johnson Candy Company has been a Tacoma staple since the 1940s, when it was an old-fashioned soda shop and candy store. If you’re looking for locally made candies for your Easter basket or birthday party, you’ll find a wide assortment, from bubblegum to chocolate covered marshmallows and more in this delightful step-back-in-time candy store.

Heidi’s Sweet Shop
3118 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253.858.4714
http://www.heidissweetshop.com

Heidi’s Sweet Shop was founded in 2011 by Heidi and Michael Pedrelli and their three children. After falling in love with Gig Harbor on a family road trip, the Pedrelli family moved to Gig Harbor in 2010 from the Napa Valley. With a love for the harbor, candy and making people happy, a candy store was the perfect fit and just what the harbor needed. Heidi’s carries a wide aray of candy to satisfy your sweet tooth, from nostalgic candy bars, gummi candies and licorice, to taffy, peanut and pecan brittles, lollipops, Sugar-Free candy, and candy made in Washington.

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