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Candy Lane

Candy Lane is a larger-than-life candy-themed experience with installations, thousands of lights and seasonal entertainment. Guests will be awed by 24-foot-tall ice cream cones and candy forests while strolling the paths of Center Plaza and experiencing Downtown in a sweet, new way.

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Open to the Public

November 20 through December 23, Wednesday through Sunday from 5-9 PM at 100 N. Charles Street (Center Plaza) *Closed on Thanksgiving.

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When & Where

November 20 – December 23
Open to the public: Wednesday-  Sunday, from 5-9 PM
*Closed 11.25 for Thanksgiving

Center Plaza, 100 N. Charles Street

What to Expect

In its inaugural year, Candy Lane is a larger-than-life candy-themed experience with installations, thousands of lights and seasonal entertainment. Guests will be awed by 24-foot-tall ice cream cones and candy forests while strolling the paths of Center Plaza and experiencing Downtown in a sweet, new way. Selfies and family photos – including furry, four-legged family members – are encouraged.

Deddle's Mini Donut pink food truck.

Attendees have the option to enjoy vendors such as: Selina’s Mobile Delights Sweet & Treats, Deddle’s Mini Donuts, Flash Crabcakes Co., Lattimore’s Funnel Cakes, Boss Burger LLC, Delmarva Popcorn, Taco Loco. Vendors are subject to change, and more will be announced as the event date nears.


Weekly Programming

Wednesdays: Every Wednesday, enjoy beverages provided by Le Monade and sweet and savory bites from rotating food trucks like Flash CrabCake Co. and Deddle’s Mini Donuts. Meet and take photos with Santa in “The Sweetest Igloo” in Candy Lane. Free photos from 5-8pm.

Thursdays: Visit Candy Lane for a “Sweet Sips” Happy Hour from 5-9pm. Downtown Partnership will be selling canned cocktails, beer, and wine along with nonalcoholic beverages. Treats provided by Fun O Kake Food Truck. Closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 25th, and closed to the public for a sweet dance party, Not-So-Silent Night, Thursday, December 16th. Tickets on sale now.

Fridays: Sugar Coated Fridays will feature jams provided by DJ Mister Vershawn, sweet and savory bites provided by rotating local vendors like Boss Burger, Taco Loco and Savory Crepes, and Flash CrabCake Co.

Saturdays: To make your Saturdays extra sweet, stop by Candy Lane from between the hours of 5-9pm and snap extra sweet photos for the gram. Enjoy bites from local vendors Geno’s Sweets, Lattimore’s Funnel Cakes, Boss Burger, and Taco Loco and Savory Crepes.

Sundays: Come camera ready and take photos with Santa in “The Sweetest Igloo” at Candy Lane. Free photos from 5-8pm. Enjoy special appearances from some sweet characters like Willy Wonka, Princess Lolly and more. Relish at the sweet juggling talents of “Ridiculous Nicholas” on select Sundays. Bites by Lattimore’s Funnel Cakes and Flash CrabCake Co.

(Cool) Progeny’s Playdate In-A-Box pick-up location Sunday, December 19th.

Ticket & Entry Info

Free, open to the public with additional onsite purchases and experiences.

Not So Silent Night

In addition, a Not So Silent Night soirée will take place at Candy Lane on December 16 from 7-11 PM. This 21+ holiday party is a ticketed event, which includes an open bar, sugary treats, and a dance party in the middle of Candy Lane. Themed outfits are encouraged. Tickets on sale now- Reserve yours today!

Outdoor, night time holiday party with lights and vendors.
Candy illustration in pink and green.
Making Your Experience As Sweet as Can Be

Sponsors & Partners

Candy Lane in Center Plaza would not be possible without the generous support from our sponsors and partners.

Artemis Properties

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Southern Management Companies

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Whiting Turner

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