Candy is more exciting than most things in life. It beats chocolate cake for portability, candy canes for year round appeal, and fruit for sanitation. Starting in childhood, we pander to sweets, seek them out, and revel in them. Gumballs.com proudly holds the top online spot stocking candy for vending purposes. We have earned our reputation of providing only fresh and tasty candies at the best low prices. Our freshness guarantee ensures a long shelf life after you receive it. Items typically turn around promptly from our warehouses within 2 business days or more promptly.
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Candy Ideas for Special Events
Contemplating an event to remember? Whether you're commemorating a birthday of multiple decades, getting married, retiring, planning a baby shower or sweet sixteen party, noting a key anniversary, observing a Bar or Bat Mitzvah or any other occasion, Gumballs.com has a growing selection of candy items that can personalize both the visual and flavor aspect of an event in an affordable way. From custom candy and candy machines in a variety of colors and sizes to candy in an abundance of colors, flavors and sizes, to novelty candy, bouncy balls, toy capsules and more, the FUN items available at Gumballs.com are sure to generate grins!! Here are just a few ideas that add your signature to a special celebration:
- Fill Petite Carousel Gumball Machines with favorite bulk candy to add a splash of color and a personal touch to the kids table or other centerpieces. Place a ticket underneath each candy machine with a corresponding ticket underneath one of the chairs at each table. Whoever is found on the chair with the ticket gets to take the machine home at the end of the party!
- Fill a King Carousel gumball machine with your favorite candy or mints and distribute randomly throughout the wedding venue.
- Fill clear glass bowls or vases with candy in colors that coordinate with your event. Gumballs.com offers a wide selection of candy by color.
- Create personalized and custom candy for the gathering. Candy can be customized with the event date, name, etc. Fill clear bags tied with an organza ribbon in a complimentary color for a beautiful and delicious keepsake of your event for your guests. Plan accordingly; these take up to 4 weeks to create.
- Does your party have a theme? Gumballs.com offers a collection of whimsical toys and unusual candies, including UFO wafers (perfect for a party for extraterrestrials or those fascinated by them), Forklift Feast and the Bubble Dozers ( ideal for anyone who likes heavy equipment), Circus Peanuts for the monkeys at heart, Christmas-colored candies, red candy hearts and more! Fill bowls and place them in locations easily accessible to guests.
- Bring a little nostalgia to your gathering with a colorful candy bar or candy buffet! From Sixlets to Chewy Spree to Hot Tamales, Mike and Ike's and Runts, Gumballs.com offers a large selection of the freshest and tastiest bulk candy in the world. Supply each of your guests with a goody bag to load up as a sweet reminder of the time they spent.
- Place a large candy machine, such as the Wizkid or Mini Wizard Spiral Gumball Machine at the entrance to your party as a fun way to greet guests! Order the machine to dispense small candy pieces with a "free spin" coin mechanism; or have guests use quarters and use it as a way of raising money for a charity. Fill it with small candies of your choice that can roll down the spiral.
Fun Candy Facts
- Jelly beans were the first candy in space, in 1983.
- Cotton Candy was invented by a dentist. Go figure!
- Tootsie Rolls were the first individually wrapped penny candy in the USA. They were invented in 1907.
- The Milky Way bar was named after a popular milkshake of the 1920s, not the galaxy.
- Twix stands for "twin bix" which is equivalent to "twin biscuits" - biscuit being the British word for cookie. The foundation of a Twix bar consists of 2 long, thin, flat cookies with caramel and chocolate coating.
- Rumors notwithstanding, consuming pop rocks with carbonated beverages will NOT cause one's stomach to explode!
- The man who invented Ring pops did so to stop his daughter from sucking her thumb!