Shhh…..Can you keep a secret? I know where the sweetest spot in Lynchburg is!
After enjoying a delicious southern meal of barbecue, beans, and slaw, you’re going to need a little sweet fix — and I know just the spot — Velma’s Candy! Located on the north side of the square in Lynchburg, you’re going to discover that one taste simply isn’t enough.
This woman-owned, managed, and operated candy store offers locals and tourists more than sweet treats. Inside, you’ll discover nostalgia, southern hospitality, and create lifelong memories. The only hard part will be deciding if you want old-fashioned candy, handcrafted chocolates, or both!
When you walk through the door, you’ll have a hard time figuring out what you want to check out first. The smells are incredibly intoxicating and the bright colors will catch your attention from every direction. Velma’s Candy ladies are some of the sweetest in the county — you’ll know who they are by the big, warm smiles they shower every customer with!
Kellie Sandefur, owner and local resident of Lynchburg, took her childhood memories of her grandparent’s grocery store that once lived two doors down from her shop, and created the sweetest spot in town. She brings back that good feeling of when you’d save your pennies to fill up a brown paper bag with all of your favorites. As a kid, my favorites were the Runts, Candy Cigarettes, Bottle Caps, and Smarties. What were some of your favorites?
What treats will I find in the sweetest spot in Lynchburg?
If you’re looking for a taste of whiskey, Velma’s Candy has a selection of fudge and other whiskey-infused chocolate candies. Not much for the whiskey flavor? Try their chocolate-covered oreos, truffles, apples, strawberries, and more!
Discover Velma’s Candy – The Sweetest Spot in Lynchburg!
14 Short Street
Lynchburg, Tennessee 37352
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Shelly is a wife, mama, and author, living in Lynchburg, Tennessee – home of Jack Daniel Whiskey. Her front porch is perfect for Tennessee AppleTennessee Apple or Tennessee Fire while reading a good mystery novel. She enjoys cooking delicious meals for her family, cleaning and organizing her home, and spending time outdoors in her beautiful hometown!