The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar is a charming, old fashioned candy store on Delaware Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay. It sells everything from old-timey favorites to contemporary confections. Come explore the shelves while enjoying summer on South Bass Island.
The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar Highlights
Penny candy and chewy gooey timeless favorites line the shelves along with taffy, chocolates, and other novelty candy. They also love dipping anything they can get their hands on in chocolate like chocolate chip cookies, oreos, and even bacon!
The ice cream shop hand scoops all kinds of frozen treats from cones to shakes and sundaes. Tradition favorites like chocolate and strawberry are on hand as well as one of their premium flavors like Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake! Grab a scoop then head out to enjoy it on the outside patio.
One of their specialities is their premium fudge. A multitude of flavors are available by the pound. There is also a self-serve cotton candy machine. Kids and adults love exploring the shelves, on the hunt for their new favorite treat of the summer!
The location of The Put-in-Bay Candy Bar couldn’t be more perfect for family fun. Located right next door to the iconic Kimberly’s Carousel and across the street from DeRivera Park, kids and groups of friends flock here in droves. Kimberly’s Carousel is one of the few of these classic rides left in the country, complete with hand painted wooden animals including the favorite, Petey the Perch.
There are also several bike and golf cart rental options surrounding the shop. Delaware Cart, Bike, and Moped Rentals offers great rates on the best ways to get around the island.
The Jet Express terminal is right up the street. Put-in-Bay makes for a very fun day-trip but with so many amazing things to do, it is always best to spend the weekend, or whole summer instead!
Other Put-in-Bay attractions close by include Perry’s Victory & Peace Memorial, a 352-foot column rising into the air above the island. This is a monument to those who fought in the War of 1812 as well as a symbol of everlasting peace. Take a trip to the observation deck and take in views of Lake Erie, surrounding islands, and even Canada on a clear day.
The Village Bakery and Cafe is a great spot of a hearty breakfast. Start the day with one of their delicious egg dishes or a box of freshly made pastries. Their coffee is some of the freshest on the island.
The Boathouse Bar and Grill serves up crispy fried appetizers and decadent burgers all summer long. This is one of the best places to grab a drink and enjoy live entertainment. Great music keeps this spot hopping into the wee hours.
Stock up on all sorts of delicious candy from The Candy Bar before setting out for the day. Head out on the boat or go for a bike ride along the coast. Or maybe better yet, stop by at the end of a fun day and indulge in one of their super sweet treats. Summers on Put-in-Bay are always delicious!