Whether you're looking to stop in quick and buy a few candles, or have a seat and make your very own...this place is perfect! -Mindy Gilman
Thank you so much for a really amazing afternoon. My family and I enjoyed it thoroughly. You all were so friendly, helpful and kind. The staff explained the process of making a Candle, gladly answered all of our questions, and created a fun, exciting atmosphere. Santa was amazing as well. Thank you so much, we will definitely be back in the future. -Justin Durso
Brought my daughter in today to make a candle and support a local business for Small Business Saturday and had a great experience! Staff are friendly and attentive, we were offered bottle water and cupcake samples! It doesn't get much better than that! I initially was just going to watch my daughter but then decided to join the fun and made a beautiful Christmas tree candle! Thank you Candle Collective! We will be back! -Megan Parker
"We had an absolutely fantastic time - a big thank you!" - Barbara Jones
 I've ordered candles from here and had them shipped all the way to Hawaii where I live. They are beautiful and smell amazing. I get compliments on them often! -Cara Mancini
 So much fun, my candles turned out so pretty! - Emily Shields
   I went this evening and had a fantastic time. The owners are upbeat and easy to talk to, which is important to new customers. The candle making process is fun, stress releasing, and creative. I plan to be back and bring more friends!!!- Chris DeConno
I brought my niece tonight for Flicks and Wicks. Catherine, Sandy, Shannon and Megan were so kind to us. We spent time creating our very own candles with the scent of our choice, had some tasty treats and enjoyed a movie! Fun! We'll be back! Thank you all for a fun night! -Heather Varney
My daughter lives in this area and I came to visit her. Had such a great time and LOVE the beautiful candles we made which will remind us both of spending time together as we light our candles apart!  Barbara Meringolo
We love the Candle Collective! It's a very one of a kind experience, and you leave with a beautiful work of art which you created! Please support this wonderful venture! -Ashley Cofrancisco 
My husband and I found this place just by googling things to do in and around Saratoga springs. We really enjoyed our experience there , the staff are very pleasant and helpful. I recommend this to anyone who wants the experience of making your own candle it's does not take long and it's quite relaxing. �we even let them put our picture on the website. -Mary Bourque Evans
 Amazing place, can't wait to start making candles for family members and friends. Something unique and well thought about in the area. -Ryan Triller
 It was a fantastic place to take my niece & nephew to make our own candles and celebrate a birthday by doing something special !!!! We all had lots of fun and the candles are so nice with the wonderful scents....helpful and friendly owners too! -Cynthia Zak

The  Process

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Step 1
Choose Your Shape

Everything from moons
and stars to classy
pillars and balls

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Step 2 :
choosing your colors

Choose from many unique
colored wax squares

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Step 3 :
Choose your scent!

Everything from lavender
and clean cotton to coffee
and cinnamon buns

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Step 4 : Be as simplistic
as you'd like, or get creative
with fun shapes and sizes!

Break up your wax with our
one of kind wax breakers to
fill your candle molds

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Step 5 : Pour Station

Staff will pour a liquid wax
over your chunks, when your
candles set, you will have a
fun new treat to brighten
your home!

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Holiday School Break Hours 12/26, 12/27 and 12/28 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturdays 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sundays 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Walk-ins and reservations are welcome! 

Additional days and hours are available by making a reservation.   24 hour notice is requested for reservations.  To make a resevation please call the studio at 518-288-3695 or email the studio at wax@candle-collective.com.

It takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes for the candle creating process from start to finish and you do take the candle home with you. To get the most out of the experience it is a good idea to arrive at the studio at least 1 hour and 30 minutes before the studio closes for the day. Thank you!


Looking for a fun option for  childrens birthday party?  Still searching for the best space for your private crafting events? Interested in the best family fun activities on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon? You came to the right place!

Conveniently located in Ballston Spa, NY, the Candle Collective offers family fun activities and crafts everyone can enjoy.


Candles make the perfect gift for any occasion!  Nothing is more pleasing than getting a gift that was custom made by the ones you love.  Let The Candle Collective make shopping for your next gift fun and rewarding to all.  Come in and get inspired! 

10% off all retail for atendees during class hours!

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