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
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
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 
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
 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
   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
"We had an absolutely fantastic time - a big thank you!" - Barbara Jones
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
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
 So much fun, my candles turned out so pretty! - Emily Shields
 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

Custom Candle Creating Inspiration for 2020

With the New Year upon us, there is an entire decade waiting to be painted with our hopes, dreams and stories. The blank canvas ahead presents a plethora of opportunities and excitement (just like custom candle creating). As you kick off the New Year, consider some of these candle making ideas to fuel your creativity and imagination:

The Ball Drop

Have an idea of what the perfect New Year’s Eve ball would look like? Use one of our spherical molds with your favorite shapes and colors to make your own version.

Ball Drop Custom Candles

Candles for a Cause

Make a custom candle creation that brings awareness to a cause that is near and dear to your heart, or partner with us for a fundraising event for your organization!

For a Cause Custom Candles

Movie Themed Candles

It would certainly seem as though The Mandalorian is the next big thing this year (move over Game of Thrones). Commemorate the new Star Wars movie or your favorite baby yoda meme with a custom candle creation.

Movie Themed Custom Candles

Magical Creations

The New Year is a time that is supercharged with excitement, magic and wonder…just like these candle creations that showcase some of life’s most majestic wonders. Set the tone for the year with a candle that embodies that magic you want to take with you throughout 2020.

Magical Creations Custom Candles

This winter we invite you to experience the joys of custom candle creating with us! In addition to open studio hours, we offer candle making birthday parties, company events and other private events. To plan your next candle making event at The Candle Collective in Ballston Spa, please call 518-288-3695 or email