Instead of your usual annual trip to the grocery store or dollar store, take your trick-or-treating offerings up a few notches (or just treat yourself to something special!) by hitting up these Halloween candy and chocolate stores in Toronto…
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National and International Chain Stores
This popular bulk foods chain was once mainly known for their baking supplies and dry goods, but they also have lots of candy and chocolate options in their many locations.
A Canadian classic, Laura Secord always has seasonally themed chocolates available. This year, they have fun items like “spider eggs”, chocolate pumpkins and Skull or Mummy boxes.
Founded in Vancouver over a century ago, Purdy’s has quirky themed packages such as “ogre eyeballs” and the Zombie Survival Gift Set.
Squish makes yummy gummy candies into seasonal shapes like tarantulas, worms, brains, skulls, aliens and much more, plus many flavours are vegan and/or gluten-free.
Sugarfina at Nordstrom
Located in Nordstrom stores, Sugarfina offers premium candy and chocolates. For Halloween, they have a spooky treats including strawberry-flavoured “zombie brains” that are imported from Germany.
Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland
This world-renowned chocolatier gets in on the Halloween fun with gift boxes and chocolate ghosts that are both creepy and cute.
Where: 655 Yonge Street
On downtown Yonge Street, this is the spot to find imported British confectionery and groceries, plus they also carry bulk chocolates, retro candies and chocolate bars.
The Candy Bar Toronto
Where: 849 College Street
The Candy Bar hits their dedicated fans right in the sweet spot, with a wide array imported candies, hand-crafted chocolates and a wide assortment of unique treats.
Where: 653 Dupont Street
This high-end chocolate shop makes seasonally themed products throughout the year, such as spider-themed bars and chocolate owls that look almost too pretty to eat! (*…almost*)
Where: 2179 Queen St. East
A fixture in the Beach for decades, this large store has lots of sweet options, including molded chocolate lollipops in Halloween-themed shapes and characters.
The Grand Order of Divine Sweets
Where: 1162 Queen St. West
This bakery is famous for its “fandom” designs, which for Halloween features items like Harry Potter’s Sorting Hat cupcakes, Beetlejuice cookies and chocolate zombie heads. If you’re hosting a costume party, they also make themed cakes.
Midtown & North York
Where: 504 Gordon Baker Road
This classic chocolate shop in North York offers chocolate lollipops in shapes such as pumpkins, ghosts and skeletons.
Where: 454 Eglinton Ave. West
This retro-themed shop in Forest Hill has oodles of funky gift ideas, treats and cereals, plus party favours and supplies.
Where: 3360 Yonge Street
This cute shop in Midtown makes handmade hard candy with custom designs in a variety flavours, colours and designs.
Get more Halloween ideas in Toronto and the GTA here!