About Us

Come check out our new look! Renovations are complete and we now offer ice cream year round in a new, more open layout.


Nanton really is “Where History Lives”. Taking a walk around town feels like stepping into a Western movie (minus Clint Eastwood). With our two fully restored Grain Elevators, memorable Bomber Command Museum which houses the famous Lancaster and countless antique stores, Nanton breathes history! While in town, give in to your temptations and stop by to see us at the Candy Store.




The Candy Store in Nanton is a family owned and operated business housed inside the historic Hewitt building of 1915. Since our Grand Opening on Saturday April 3, 2004, The Candy Store has attracted visitors from all over, as we boast 1000`s of nostalgic and popular candies imported from around the world. Our historic building gives an excellent background for our candy box, tin and package collection – remember when chocolate bars were only a nickle? Our friendly staff have a passion for candy and are always ready to help you (in between bites of their favourite treat of course).

We are all about bringing back those sweet memories! Like the old fashioned black licorice Grandma used to have or even the classic glass Coca-Cola bottles (for some reason everything tastes better in glass!). We hope a stroll down our candy aisles will bring you back to those sweet childhood moments too. In our store you are sure to find a large selection of lollipops, licorice, chocolate, novelty candies, hard candies, jawbreakers, gummies, mints, gum, fudge and so much more.

Attached to the Candy Store, you will find NotSoFine Antiques which is home to many more memories. 1000 square feet of anything & everything style antiquing. NotSoFine Antiques prides themselves on fair prices and are told time and time again they are the best in town. Proud to be part of the Antique & Artwalk of Alberta, half the fun is looking around so don’t forget to wander down “Antique Alley” next time you visit us! Dust and cobwebs come free of charge.

In 2009, we expanded again opening a seasonal Ice Cream Shoppe next door. Now Nanton has a real sweet corner with over 30 flavours of Hard Ice Cream served on our fresh made waffle cones. Now open year round inside the Candy Store we keep downtown Nanton smelling sweet and a visit to Nanton even sweeter.

In early 2018 we debuted a brand new look offering a more open layout and moving the ice cream service inside the Candy Store. You’ll still find all your favourite sweet treats from the present and past including our large bulk wall, impressive candy selection, great finds in the antique area and now featuring our 30 foot gummy and salt water taffy wall and ice cream year round!

Here at the Candy Store, we love being a part of our community and are proud to be one of the top employers of youth in the Nanton area. We also participate in tons of town wide events throughout the year.

You can catch us handing out samples and taking part in the awesome deals that flood the streets during our Annual Town Garage and Street Sale.  We enjoy handing out treats and creating a safe, warm environment for kids to visit during our annual Halloween Party. Over the Christmas season we participate in Nanton Lights the Way by hosting a free Kids Center which allows parents an opportunity to do some Christmas shopping while the kids are entertained by our staff with crafts and treats. The big event of the year is Nanton Round Up Days over the August Long Weekend: we participate in the Annual Chili Cook Off, host a Cake Decorating Competition that is open to the general public and of course ‘make it rain’ candy from our float in the town parade.

Besides participating in events throughout the year, we also donate and contribute to various local organizations and charities. Providing Gift Certificates, Silent Auction items and goodies to local sports teams & sporting events, school events like leadership conferences and charity events that benefit our youth, seniors, service men & women and our community as a whole.

We love to see how much joy candy brings to people. Come visit us and see for yourself.

We are located in Nanton, Alberta, Canada right along the southbound lanes of Highway 2. We are 45 minutes south of Calgary, Alberta and just over an hour north of Lethbridge, Alberta. Find us right on the corner of Hwy 2 south & Main Street (20 Street) in the heart of Downtown Nanton.




Email: Info@NantonCandy.com

Phone (Local): 1.403.646.0000

Toll Free Phone: 1.866.646.7177

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Street Address: 

2131 20 Street

Nanton, Alberta

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