Sugar-candy lovers, please put on your seat belts: this sugar-candy ride is about to begin. We are about to take you on a little tour of sugar-coated Denver. Our destination today will be the 10 top sugar-candy stores in town where you will not be able to help but turn your sweet tooth into a moonwalk. Come prepared WITH a toothbrush, the phone number of your DENTIST, and perhaps some ear drops of insulin. Let’s go!

1. Temper Chocolates

2669 Larimer St The Central Market Denver, CO 80205

From bonbons out of this world to slabs of homemade sweets that your grandma would be envious of, Temper Chocolates is your Willy Wonka dream. Note: your diet is at risk here!

2. Cioccolatier

300 Josephine St Ste 130 Denver, CO 80206

Welcome to Cioccolatier – chocolate is an art form: you are the patron. Taste real chocolate from award-winning estates, curated by Cioccolatier. Buyer beware: you may not want to leave.

3. Rocket Fizz

1512 Larimer St Ste R-25 Denver, CO 80202

Fire yourself into the sweet-借尊謙諱 suffering candy-optical candy-time machine of 1950s rocket sodas and foods that is Rocket Fizz, where your sage glands – the result of all that lab-born soda – will probably go straight to Mars. And we’re not talking some esthetically flawed and totalitarian sodas, but instead a veritable cornucopia of hyper-historical fruity flavours. Holy ant-size soda!

4. IT'SUGAR

500 16th St Ste 184-A Denver, CO 80202

Money can’t buy you happiness, right? Well, someone has never been to IT’SUGAR – where you will find candies that quickly send you on a sugar high, Harry Potter treats, and many more fun drinks!

5. Grandma's Sweet Tooth

9656 Washington St Denver, CO 80229

Brace yourself as we take you to Grandma’s Sweet Tooth, the best candy shop of your life, with the most iconic candies ever made, and the best ice cream in Denver: Little Man Ice Cream. And remember: candies are natural antidepressants, so let’s get your mood going !

6. Rocket Fizz - Aurora

10650 E Garden Dr Ste 102 Aurora, CO 80012

Yes, that’s right, another Rocket Fizz is showing up, in Aurora. Philadelphia. Specifically, Rocket Fizz of Philadelphia – Aurora. Beyond a stellar selection, the customer service here is so good, you’ll think they’re the cousins of Willy Wonka.

7. Golden Goods

1201 Washington Ave Golden, CO 80401

Hankering for toys and candies? Golden Goods takes you back to the golden world of your childhood – candies souvenirs and sundries – all adult fun here.

8. Sugar Spoon Candies

313 3rd St Castle Rock, CO 80104

Please come to Sugar Spoon Candies where everything is homespun; you actually feel like you are in grandma’s house enjoying homemade fudge, brittles, ice cream and many other different types of candies from around the world; not to mention free samples!

9. Hammond’s Candies

5735 Washington St Denver, CO 80216

Founded in 1920, the oldest continuous business on Denver’s candy scene is Hammond’s Candies, a purveyor of handmade hard candies and chocolates. It’s not necessarily a brush with gourmet greatness – these are the kind of sweets that one might refer to as a ‘tasteful introduction to the joys of the palate’ – but they are sweet, and they are made by hand. Now, whose website isn’t going to lead you to a conclusion of that variety?

10. Laura's Fine Candies

129 E Elkhorn Ave Estes Park, CO 80517

Come on down to Laura’s Fine Candies before heading back to your holiday camp. After a day in the wild with hiking boots, a few colourful jelly creams may be an antidote after a long day of activities.

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