Store Hours

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


Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Corporate Gifts for your Staff & Clients

Are you an office manager, or business owner looking for fun, unique gifts to give your Staff and clients this year for Christmas?

Show them how much they mean to the success of your business, by getting them great gift baskets, and sweet custom made gifts of Candy and treats to fit any budget.

Sweet Distractions Elora

Sweet Distractions Christmas gifts

Call us today to place your order to have it in time.

16 Mill St West
Elora ON

Monday, 7 December 2015

Gift Baskets for Christmas

Are you stumped for what to get someone for Christmas? 
Let Lisa & Eva help you. 

They can make amazing Gift Baskets that are sure to please anyone on your Christmas shopping list, and your budget. 

Order your Sweet Distractions Gift Baskets early to have them ready in time for holiday gift giving. 

Call today

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Chocolates & Truffles

Order your Gourmet Chocolates and Truffles for your holiday giftgiving, or Party platters.

You can order as few or as many as you wish to make your holiday extra special.

At Sweet Distractions we aim to please, and can make holiday sweets platters for your Christmas entertaining, or gift giving this Christmas.

Talk to Lisa and Eva at Sweet Distractions to place your order in time for the holidays.

16 Mill St West 
ELora, Ontario 

Saturday, 5 December 2015


If you want to put a smile on the faces of the little ones this Christmas, You will want to pick up a BeanBoozled Game, and refills from Jelly Belly Candy Company.

These JellyBeans contain some of the weirdest flavours in candy history, and are the most popular item in our store. We sell so many of these game sets at our Candy Store in Elora, that we have a hard time keeping them in stock. You can Call us and order a set to ensure you get one for your special kid.
BeanBoozled by Jelly Belly Candy Co.

Call Sweet Distractions Today to get your order in in time for Christmas gift giving.

Elora's Candy Store
16 Mill St West
Elora, ON

Friday, 4 December 2015

Shop Local / Shop Small

This Holiday, make your priority to Shop Small and Shop Local.
Small businesses are the back bone of every community across the country, and Elora Ontario is the perfect example of that.
We have many independently owned and operated stores - no big boxes, no chain stores.
Just small stores owned by people who live, work, and play in Elora, Ontario.

The selection of merchandise is very unique - with almost every store selling very different merchandise that you cannot find anywhere else.

Support the mom and pop shops of Elora Ontario this Christmas.

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Pez Gift Sets - part 2

If you know someone who loves Pez Dispensers, be sure to visit Sweet Distractions in Elora, Ontario this Holiday season, and check out our collections of Pez Gift Sets.

We have many of the popular characters from movies, television, and pop culture that are sure to put a smile on their faces on Christmas morning.

The Hobbit, Harry Potter, and Hello Kitty are just some of the sets we have in stock.

16 Mill St West
Elora, ON

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

While Sugar Plums Danced in their Heads

When it comes to Christmas candies and treats, there is only one place to go.
We have all of the Christmas candies you are looking for including 
Sugar Plums. 

Make their Christmas complete - and perfect by visiting us in Elora, for all of your Christmas sweets.

Eva Lochner / Lisa Bilinski 

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

The Minions are In Elora

The Minions have invaded Sweet Distractions in Elora, Ontario.

We have a lot of Minions themed candies, and gifts for the Minions fan on your Christmas list.

16 Mill St West
Elora, ON

Monday, 30 November 2015

GURGLEPOTS make Great Gifts
The next time you visit Elora, Ontario, Stop in to Pariscope & Provence Soleil, and check out their great selection of unique gifts, housewares, linens, and much more.

One of their most popular items, is the one and only GURGLEPOT. These delightful jugs are not only bright and vibrant in rich colour hues, they are also a whimsical addition to every holiday table.

There is only ONE Gurgle pot. Do not be fooled by imitators you may see. These are the authentic, and real deal.

Paul and Fred at Pariscope will be happy to show you the difference.

Quality products, and service is what you will find when you Visit.

Pariscope & Provence Soleil
48 West Mill Street

Elora, Ontario

(519) 846-0958

Give the Gift of Puzzles

At Sweet Distractions, we have a large assortment of Puzzles for your holiday gift giving. 
These Retro-themed puzzles are sure to bring joy to pop-culture fans, and anyone who likes a bit of Nostalgia. 

At Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique, we have your Christmas GiftGiving wrapped up. 

Visit us today

Sweet Distractions
16 Mill St West 
Elora, ON

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Worry Eaters

Everybody worries about something from time to time, even the little ones. We have just the thing to help take their worries away - #WorryEaters. These cute plush toys carry your worries so you don't have to. 
Worry eaters are here to help, Together you will get through it. 
#christmasgifts #elora #eloraontario #candystore#christmas 

At Sweet Distractions, We have more than just Candy for your holiday gift giving. 

Visit us and discover many great Christmas Gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. 

16 Mill St West
Elora, ON

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Take home Gelato & Sorbetto

You love our Gelato and Sorbetto all summer long, and now you can enjoy it at home as well. 
Take home some of our Gourmet Gelato and Sorbetto to enjoy for dessert this holiday. 
We have all of the popular flavours prepacked and ready to go.  
Don't settle for anything but the best. 
Pick up the most authentic Gelato that you will ever have outside of Italy exclusively at 

Sweet Distractions has the Best tasting Gelato and Sorbetto in Elora. Don't be fooled by the other guys. We only serve the best quality and flavours. 
Handcrafted Gelato made by Coppa Di Gelato - makers of quality Italian Gelatos, each batch is a work of art. 

16 Mill St West 
Elora, Ontario

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Elora Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 28th is the big day for the Elora, Ontario Santa Claus Parade.

Join the Historic Village of Elora for this great Christmas tradition.

Stop in to Sweet Distractions for a sweet treat while you wait for the Big Man - Kris Kringle.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Give the Gift of Pez

This Christmas, why not give the Gift of Pez Candy gift sets?
At Sweet Distractions, we carry a large selection of Pez Dispensers gift sets of many of your favourite characters including StarWars, Scooby Doo, and Peanuts gang.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Thank You

Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique would like to extend a huge thank you to all of our followers, friends, and family who support us.

Recently we reached 1000 followers on Facebook, and we are honoured to have your support.
All of our 1000 followers are authentic, and none are paid for.

If you aren't already following us, check out our Facebook page

instagram and Twitter: @SweetDElora. 

Starlight Shopping in Elora

Join the Village of Elora, Ontario for our Annual Starlight Shopping nights. 
Thursday & Friday November 26 & 27
5:00- 10:00pm

all of the merchants of Elora, Ontario will remain open later, have special deals, treats, prizes and giveaways to shoppers. 
Get a jump on your Holiday shopping by Shopping small, Shopping local, and shopping Unique. 

The Village of Elora has something for everyone on your Christmas list. 
Give a gift from the heart, this Christmas. 

Elora Ontario 

16 Mill St West
Elora, ON N0B 1S0 

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Stocking Stuffers in Elora Ontario

If you are looking for that Perfect stocking stuffer for someone on your Christmas list, take a drive into the beautiful Village of Elora, Ontario to find what you are looking for. 

At Sweet Distractionswe carry a large assortment of candies, treats, chocolates, and sweets that are sure to put a smile on the faces of your family and friends. 

Baru Melting chocolate and Hot Chocolate

Chocolate Lollipops in Christmas designs

Christmas chocolates 

Visit us at 
16 Mill St West
Elora, ON N0B1S0

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Christmas Chocolates

For the Chocolate lover on your Christmas shopping list, visit Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique, where you will find a whole host of holiday treats.

We have a new assortment of Chocolates from Baru Chocolates, many with a surprise inside.

I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to town

Frosty The Snowman

16 Mill St West 
Elora, ON 

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Starlight Shopping in Elora Ontario

It's Back.....Starlight Shopping nights in Elora, Ontario is returning for its 10th year. 

Join the merchants of the Village of ELORA, on Thursday & Friday - November 26th & 27th for our annual kick off to the Christmas shopping season.

Downtown Elora's annual Starlight Shopping Event is Thursday and Friday November 26th & 27th: 5-10pm! Participating merchants will be open with these extended hours, some featuring refreshments and goodies, sales, promotions and more! This leads us up to Santa's arrival on Saturday Nov. 28th! Come on out and get a start on your holiday errands and to enjoy the spectacular dining and shopping that is Elora! Watch this page and our website for more information!

16 Mill St West
Elora, ON 

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Write a Review on Yelp!

Sweet Distractions is Elora's Candy Boutique. 

We provide high quality gourmet ice cream, hand crafted Gelato, and decadent sweets from around the world.
In addition to our top quality products, we serve them up with a smile and pride ourselves on the best customer service.

Have you visited us lately? 
We would love to hear your thoughts. 
Why not write a review on YELP!

you can also write a review on our Facebook page to tell your friends and our followers.

the Best Ice Cream and Gelato in ELORA, ONTARIO

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Best Ice Cream, Gelato, and Snacks in Elora, Ontario

Have you seen the CTV news report that named Sweet Distractions as one of it's viewers favourite places to get a snack or treat for a Road trip?

We have many great customers who come in to our Candy Store that tell us that every day, and we appreciate hearing it.

When you have so many options for Gelato and Ice Cream in the area, to be told that Your store is the BEST, well, that is very humbling, and fills us with joy.

We pride ourselves on providing our customers with quality Hand Crafted ice cream (from Belly Ice Cream Company), gourmet Gelato and Sorbetto (from Coppa Di Gelato), Fudge, candies, sweets, and much more from around the world.

When quality matters to you - you choose the best - and Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique has been voted the best by people who know Elora, and the area.

Thank you for choosing us as your favourite.

Tell your friends to visit us too:
16 Mill St West
Elora, ON

Tuesday, 29 September 2015


Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., the horses and hounds are back!
Downton Abbey comes to Downtown Elora.

This annual Spectacle draws in huge crowds to the Village of Elora Ontario.
Come down and check out the pomp and circumstance of this amazing day. 

If you have ever seen the  Horse & Hound Parade before, you know that this is an event in downtown Elora, Ontario NOT to be missed.

When you visit, stop in to Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique for a sweet treat.
We have the best gourmet Ice Cream, and hand Crafted Gelato, as well as hot chocolate on tap, and many sweet treats to please everyone. 

All of our Ice Cream and Gelato comes with a genuine smile and appreciation for every customer. 

Quality, Service, Friendliness, and Community support is what we are all about. 

Monday, 28 September 2015

Elora Fergus Studio Tour is ON

Saturday & Sunday - October 3rd & 4th - is the second weekend of the annual Fergus and Elora Studio Tour. 
Visit the great communities of Fergus and Elora, Ontario and enjoy behind the scenes look at how local artists, craftspeople, and artisans create their lovely works of art.
Watch as Glassblowers blow, iron forgers forge, potters make great pottery, and much, much more.
Elora and Fergus are renowned for their artistic communities, and this is your chance to see how they make their crafts.

Visit Elora, Ontario and stop in to Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique for the best Ice Cream, Gelato, Sorbetto, and candy around. 
We are Elora's ONLY sweet shop. 

Elora's Best Gelato & Gourmet Ice Cream

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

CTV news "Best place to get snacks for a Roadtrip"

Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique is very honoured to have been voted by CTV News Kitchener viewers as one of the best places to grab a bite on the Road for your "roadtrips".

The next time you head out for a Roadtrip, stop in to Sweet Distractions, where you will find something for everyone.
Fudge, BonBons, licorice, gummies, jelly beans, chewing gum, chocolates, lollipops, candy corn, Saltwater Taffy, peanut brittle, sponge toffee, caramels, and much much more.

Tell your friends about us.
visit us on Social media:


16 Mill St West
Elora Ontario

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

New Store Hours for Autumn

Now that summer break is over, and the kids are all back to school, we have adjusted our store hours heading in to fall.
Please visit us in Elora, Ontario during our new hours of operation. 
If you wish to order a giftbasket, or make a bulk order for a party or event, please do not hesitate to give us a call. 
Visit us on Facebook
Twitter: @sweetdelora
Instagram: @sweetdelora

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Singles Social gathering Cancelled

We regrettably have had to cancel our upcoming "Singles Social Meeting", that we had scheduled for Friday Sept 18th.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
We hope you still make the trip out to Elora Ontario, and visit us.

Sweet Distractions 
16 Mill St W
elora, Ontario

Monday, 31 August 2015

Back to School

Before you send the kids Back to school, enjoy the rest of summer break by visiting Elora, Ontario for a Daytrip.
Elora is a great place to spend the day - Swimming in the Elora Quarry, Camping at the Elora Gorge, hiking the Elora Trails, visiting the historic village of Elora, and enjoying art, shopping, and great food.

We have all of the treats kids enjoy. Ice Cream, Gelato, Fudge, gummies, Jelly Belly JellyBeans, "Beanboozled", and Much more.
Don't let summer pass you by without a visit.

Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Boutique16 Mill St WElora ON

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Singles Social Meeting.

Are you a Single man or woman ages 30+ looking to meet new people?

There will be a Singles Meet up social gathering to take place in Elora, Ontario on
Friday September 18th (Details below).

Singles Meet-Up at Sweet Distractions Elora.

Friday September 18 at 6:30 pm, weather permitting

Men & women - Ages 30+ looking to meet other singles.

           Persons attending will meet in front of Sweet Distractions candy store in Elora Ontario

As a group we will walk to the Elora Gorge,  and then come back to Sweet Distractions for a Gelato
 (included in the registration fee). 
We will then enjoy our gelato at the Elora Greenspace park across the street from the store. We will sit, chat, and get to know each other in a relaxed comfortable setting.

If you wish to be a part of this singles meet-up:           

To register and for more info please contact Cheryl at

             *a minimum # sign-up required in order for event to occur.
(please do not contact the store about this event - All inquiries should be addressed to the email address provided)