Store Hours

Hours vary depending upon the season.
Call ahead to confirm to avoid disappointment
We have Extended hours closer to a holidays


Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Guelph Tribune Reader's Choice Awards

The Guelph Tribune's annual Reader's Choice award nominations are out.
We are very honoured to have been nominated in 4 separate categories this year. 
We have such an amazing fan base of loyal customers, local supporters, and close friends, and we would like to thank everyone who nominated us for these categories. 
The voting is on now at 
We would appreciate your support by casting your vote for us in the following categories: 

1) Best Dessert 
Elora's Finest Gelato and Sorbetto

2) Best Gift Baskets
Gift Baskets for every occasion

3) Best Specialty Food Store 
Distinctive Sweets and Candies from around the world

4) Best Specialty Store
16 Mill St W. Elora, Ontario
Sweet Distractions is Elora's only shoppe strictly dedicated to serving top quality sweets.
When only the best will do for your family, visit Sweet Distractions Elora's Candy Boutique

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Elora-Fergus Studio Tour

Do you love art?
Well be sure you don't miss out on this years Elora-Fergus Studio Tour.
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This yearly event showcases many of the amazingly talented artists, craftspeople, and sculptors that call Elora and Fergus home.
This year's tour runs the weekends of September 28 & 29th, and October 5th & 6th from 10am -5pm.
"Here's your chance to get a look behind the scenes. Take a self-guided tour and meet artists where they live and work. Many artists and craftspeople will open their studios for two consecutive fall weekends.The Studio Tour is completely free of charge. You'll get a chance to meet directly with the artists, and often see work not shown in gallery settings. You'll visit the working spaces of both established and emerging artists, from basements to self contained studios."
Be sure to visit their website for more information on the tour, maps, directions, and profiles of the artists featured on the tour.

Saturday, 14 September 2013

So Much More than just Candy

At Sweet Distractions, Elora's Cady Boutique - we take great pride in providing our customers with the most amazing selection of sweet treats, gourmet chocolates, and specialty candies from around the world.
In addition to candy, we have expanded our offerings to now include unique toys and games that are sure to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Our unique toys and games all have a very Retro look and feel which will take you back to a simpler time, before video games and computers.
Tin Toys, Yo-yo's, Kaleidoscopes, Kites, and vintage robots and games to please everyone.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Sweet Social Connections

Are you on Facebook or Twitter? We are... and we would love for you to join us.
Keep up to date on what is going on at Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique. 
See what new treats we have in store for you to satisfy your sweet tooth. Stay connected with all that is going on in Elora, Ontario - Ontario's Most Beautiful Village. 
We would love to share your stories, photos, and comments about your visit to Elora, and our store - so when you visit - post your photos on our pages.


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Sunday, 8 September 2013

Hand Dipped Chocolate Treats

Eva has been hard at work making her delicious hand made chocolate treats. 
Come in to Sweet Distractions in Elora, Ontario and satisfy your sweet tooth with one of her special items. 
Oreo cookies, Twizzlers, and Frozen Bananas are all hand dipped in fine Belgian Chocolate, and decorated in store for you. 

Chocolate dipped Twizzlers

Chocolate Dipped Oreos

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Pet Portraits

Dustpan Drawings
Many of our regular visitors to Sweet Distractions in Elora Ontario, know our girl Lisa and may have even marveled at her beautiful drawings on our chalkboard. What you may not know is that Lisa is a very talented and accomplished artist.

She is a graduate of The Sheridan College Interpretive Illustration program in Oakville (1997). She has done illustrations for Dogs in Canada Magazine, winning and award for "Best illustrated series" in 2003 from the Dog Writer's Association of America.
Lisa primarily works in dry mediums such as graphite and coloured pencils emphasizing fine detail, colour, and line quality to capture the spirit and individuality of each dog's personality.
Lisa now puts most of her concentration into producing fine art through independent work, and is happy to do unique portraits of your pets as well.

If you are in Sweet Distractions in Elora, Ontario - do not hesitate to ask to view her portfolio.
If you are interested in having a portrait done of your pet, or would like to purchase one of her existing drawings, contact her via Dustpan Drawings by Lisa B. or email.

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Elora Ontario

American Airlines on board magazine, American Eagle Latitudes  has recently done a profile of Elora, Ontario in their current edition.
This is a great boost for Elora and Centre Wellington, especially being honoured with a feature on the cover of the magazine.
Elora is a great community, with so many amazing things to see, do, and experience; and it is nice to have such a high profile promotion from American Eagle Latitudes. We are a community rich in history, architecture, natural beauty, diversity in our shops and restaurants, culture, heritage, and much more.

Come visit our wonderful town and see what they are talking about - and build some memories that will last a lifetime in Ontario's Most Beautiful Village.
American Eagle Latitudes Magazine