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
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
"We had an absolutely fantastic time - a big thank you!" - Barbara Jones
   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
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
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
 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
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
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
 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
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

Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Ballston Spa

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is almost here and it’s time to start making some lovely plans. Not sure what to do for the big day? Here are a few sweet ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day in Ballston Spa:

1. Dinner at Next Door Kitchen & Bar

A local favorite with farm-to-table dishes, Next Door is a super popular spot for date night. This gem is located on Front Street across from The Medbery Inn.

Next Door Kitchen & Bar

2. Book Date at the Ballston Spa Public Library

Do something out-of-the-box and take your sweetie on a library date. Pick out books together and enjoy some quiet time at our wonderful local library.

Ballston Spa Library date

3. Breakfast at The Iron Roost

Start off Valentine’s Day with breakfast at The Iron Roost on Front Street. If you haven’t been here yet, it’s a must try! Waffles…need we say more?

Iron Roost

4. Discover History Together

Take a journey through time with your Valentine and visit our two lovely museums: Brookside Museum and The National Bottle Museum.

Bottle Museum

5. Keep the Love Going through the Weekend with a Candle Making Date

Make Valentine’s Day weekend memorable with a visit to The Candle Collective for custom candle creating! Candle making is the perfect date idea, in our totally unbiased opinion.

Custom Candle Making Date