When the mom-to-be wants candy, it would be totally wrong not to indulge her cravings! A candy-themed baby shower just makes sense - not only is it there to feast on throughout the event, it provides tons of colorful decoration and favors for your guests. We've got tips from Dylan herself to make it a sweet celebration featuring everyone's favorite treats!

  1. Make it known from the start that this shower is all about candy! Create invitations shaped like candy bars or lollipops to charmingly set a sweet tone.
  2. Use candy as tabletop décor! Try filling champagne glasses or glass vases with multicolored or monochromatic jelly beans based on the color scheme.
  3. Every gathering these days seems to need a signature cocktail and your candy-themed baby shower is no exception. Add a candy cocktail and mocktail pairing to your menu in matching colors or your favorite flavors. Try our fruity gummy bear mocktail recipe and rainbow rum cocktail recipe!
  4. Delight your guests with a beautiful candy buffet to celebrate the new arrival! They aren't just dessert; they also double as decor and triple as party favors. Have bags available that guests can use to take candy home at the end of the shower.
  5. Spice up your baby shower with some fun candy games! One of our favorites is the M&Ms game. Have everyone take a handful of the candy and sort the candies by color - each person will answer a question that corresponds with the color they have the most of.
  6. Gender reveals can be an exciting addition to a baby shower and what better way to help pull it off than with candy? One idea is to use custom candy bar wrappers with a special message written on the outside and a specific flavor on the inside!

You can even incorporate candy into your registry. We recently collaborated with aden + anais on new candy-printed muslin swaddles, bibs and blankets for the dreamiest, sweetest nursery.

You can find candy for an upcoming baby shower online or at any of our Dylan's Candy Bar stores.

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