Red Rocker Candy will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve and reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday, January 2nd. This week of rest gives our employees and candy makers a well deserved break to spend with family and friends over the holidays. Any online orders placed during that week will ship the week of January 2nd. A huge thanks to all of you for supporting us in 2018! We are excited to come back in the new year and continue making the candy you love!
When you're driving down 64 east of Charlottesville, keep an eye on the VDOT road signs. Red Rocker Candy is an official Virginia Attraction off of exit 136. Be sure to exit and make your way to the factory to sample everything you see on the website, plus extras that are only carried in store. We have all the gifts you need to make everyone on your list happy, and don't forget to pick up something for yourself!
Start the holiday season off right! Red Rocker Candy is hosting its 2nd Annual Holiday Open House on Friday, November 16 & Saturday, November 17. We will have factory specials and stocking stuffers, gifts in all sizes and prices, wine tastings of our NEW private label wines, prize give-aways, and of course candy sampling! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for Mason's Toy Box and get a free chocolate dogwood! (One per gift). So if you are in the area, come join us and get some of your holiday shopping done early!
At Red Rocker Candy, September 1 isn't just the unofficial start of fall, it's the start of the Christmas season. While most locals know of our factory and store, most people don't realize that the vast majority of the business is selling to retailers. Retailers primarily buy Red Rocker Candy for their 4th quarter Christmas displays, and need it on the shelf by mid-October. Therefore, our biggest shipping week of the year is the first week in October! So if you come into the factory and hear us humming Christmas tunes, we aren't crazy, we are just getting into the...
Kids Day is back by popular demand! This year it will run every Friday and Saturday from 12-4 starting June 8 and ending August 18. Bring your kiddos in and let their inner chocolatier shine! $5/child, children must be old enough to work independently and follow directions. The program lasts 15-20 minutes and each child will leave with sweet treats they made! We do not take reservations, strictly first come, first served.