Alternative to Traditional Wedding Cakes

Wedding Venue Candy Station Display
Wedding Venue Candy Station Display

More than 90 percent of all weddings have cake. It has become a ritual at every wedding regardless of culture or religion. Why not add sweetness to your big day with a candy station?

Project weddings states that “Candy bars, candy buffets & candy stations are the sweetest thing to happen to a bride since the cupcake. Brides from Newport Beach to New York City are requesting candy stations at their engagement parties, showers & wedding receptions because they are budget friendly, a popular treat, can blend with any decorator’s color scheme and are available in wide variety of flavor options. In addition, dessert bars in general are growing in popularity from cookies & milk to marshmallow buffets & late night snack bars.” The source for this quote comes from:

All the wedding blogs and on line wedding media websites show these amazing visual candy displays. But, having a selection of confections is not just trendy — it can also be a relatively inexpensive way to satisfy many a guest’s sweet tooth and cut down on your wedding catering cost.
Candy stations provide a sweet start to your marriage and a great way to end your wedding reception.

There are all kinds of different glass jars. You can also use big martini glasses and a big margarita glasses which you can purchase at Michaels or Ikea, as well as a couple apothecary jars w/ lids. The display containers in which to put the candies are endless and do not necessarily have to be confined to glass. Pinterest is a great source for creative ideas.

There is no end to the type of candy that you can display on your candy sweet station. Consider the theme and the color of your wedding. Also, determine if you want your candy display to be formal and elegant or fun and whimsical. The candy you choose can be black and white or a prism of rainbow colors.

The Avenue, is one of the wedding venues in Toronto, which offers candy stations for your wedding.

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