If you are looking for a nostalgic, old-fashioned candy store or want to sample sweet, homemade treats, these stores offer some of both.

Sugar Factory

This Atlanta newcomer features a floor-to-ceiling candy wall, and your kids will love the novelty and bulk candy selections. Try the milkshakes, or treat your birthday child and guests to the King Kong Sundae, which serves up to 12 people with 24 scoops of ice cream. The restaurant also has party menus to cater to your child’s tastes. Opening Sept. 28.

Atlanta

Lolli & Pops

This whimsical candy store makes homemade gummy bears–everything from pineapple to grapefruit and even champagne for the grown-ups. Decadent truffles, old-fashioned soda and other candies can be purchased to satisfy your sweet tooth. Kids will love peering into the glass display to pick out their favorite pieces. Lolli & Pops carries sweet treats from around the world and some made locally.

North Point Mall and Perimeter Mall

Rocket Fizz

Try classic sodas with fun labels, “Martian Soda,” “Kiss Cola” or “Lester’s Fixings,” which even includes a bacon-flavored soda. Retro candy fills the shelves, rainbow lollipops to Razzles and more. Kids can grab bags to fill with candy or pick a soda from the “Rocket Fizz Soda Shack.”

Newnan and Marietta

Collier Candy Company

The vintage feel of this candy store inside of Ponce City Market is enhanced by the location and creaky wood floors. You and your kids will enjoy trying sweets from the past–Charleston Chew or BB Bats mixed in with modern favorites. The rainbow assortment of sodas also add to the experience, try orange and cream or cherry limeade made with cane sugar and presented in glass bottles.

Ponce City Market

Lolli Bop Sweet Shop

Not only do they offer a wide assortment of colorful candy, they also have custom-made cakes, cookies and cupcakes of all types. Kids can grab a bag and choose candy from glass jars or containers throughout the store. Admire the candy-covered chandelier, candy tree and mini Ferris wheel. The store carries modern candy favorites and vintage treats such as Sugar Daddys and Mary Janes and you can enjoy milkshakes and floats, too.

Atlanta

IT’SUGAR

This candy store specializes in innovative sweets, where you can purchase Japanese snacks, a build your own gummy bear gift and more. Pick up giant candy boxes, including a birthday gummy bear, all pink Starburst gift box and more. Taste candies from the “Stranger Things” collection, like the Scoops Ahoy Ice Cream Parlor gummies, and shop toys.

Atlantic Station

Other Picks:

Fuzziwigs Candy Factory: Alpharetta

Greene’s Fine Foods: Decatur

River Street Sweets: Phipps Plaza

Kilwin’s: Atlantic Station and Alpharetta

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