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Where to Get Fall-Scented Candles in Hoboken + Jersey City

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Ah, the most wonderful time of the year — pumpkin spice latte and apple cider doughnut season is here. There’s nothing that gets you more in the mood for fall  than your favorite fall-scented candle burning. We recommend that you go ahead and throw on that cozy sweater and snuggle up because we’ve curated a list of places where you can purchase fall-scented candles locally. Read on for all the local spots and their offerings.


Paper Source | 501 Washington Street

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On your next trip to pick up crafting supplies, quirky gifts, or custom stationery – The Paper Source will have fall candles at the ready for you. “Pumpkin Rustic” is their best-seller in the fall. Next time you’re on Washington, stop in as they’re going fast!

The Little Local |519 Adams Street

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This Hoboken shop is stocked and ready for fall-ready customers. The Little Local offers “Chai Latte” and “Sage & Lavender” scented candles, both of which are a hit during the autumn months. While you’re picking up your seasonal candles at The Little Local, make sure to grab a pumpkin spice latte to get you in the spirit. Name a better fall duo, we’ll wait.

Note: The candles are “Lucky Honeybee” brand (see below). We love local businesses supporting other local businesses.

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The Margo Market | 1102 Washington Street

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For those that are uptown, The Margo Market is your one-stop-shop for your fall candle needs. The adorable retail spot is currently offering “Palo Santo,” “Oakmoss,” and “Amber” scented candles. And stay tuned, as the shop will be receiving it best-sellers “Pumpkin Spice,” “Campfire,” “Pacific Forest,” and “Morning Roast” soon – just in time for the fall holidays.

Washington General Store | 509 Washington Street

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This hidden gem on Washington Street in Hoboken just screams “fall” with its new arrivals. The scented candles you’ll find at WG include “Rustic Pumpkin,” “Autumn Sage,”, “Copper Leaves,” and more. The fall fun doesn’t stop there – you can also find autumn décor and gifts at Washington General. Talk about a fall paradise.

Wicked Scents | 163 2nd Street

This boutique opened in Spring 2021 and has something for any scent lover. From big-name candle brands like Paddywax and Apotheke and small-batch makers like Brittany Paige, Champagne Chic, and Surf’s UP. Some seasonally perfect scents include Spiced Chai, Amber Noir, and of course, Hoboken.

Jersey City

Kanibal & Co. | 197 Montgomery Street

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Talk about fall-scented candles galore, this Jersey City boutique has new ones arriving daily. Along with the “The Lucky Honeybee” pumpkin and apple candles (see below), you’ll find scents like “CampFire Coffee”, and others to get you in the fall spirit. With over 50 scents to choose from, you’ll definitely find an autumn match for your home.

See More: Your Guide to Pumpkin and Apple Picking in North Jersey

LoveLocked | 353 Grove Street

This boutique is known for its gorgeous jewelry collection and amazing one-of-a-kind custom creations. But don’t sleep on the Apothecary section of the shop, where you’ll find scented candles, including spot-on seasonal scents including Campfire and Beach Bonfire.

Taproot Organics | 511 Communipaw Avenue

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Apple Crumble, Caramel Pumpkin Latte, Cranberry Apple, Maple Syrup, and Cinnamon Twist are just some of the fall-scented candles that Taproot Organics is offering this autumn. With all of its options, this Jersey City gift shop is the perfect place to get fall started on a sweet-smelling note.

The Lucky Honeybee | 487 Palisade Avenue

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If you’re in the Jersey City Heights area, this is a must-visit spot for all your seasonal candle needs. “Pumpkin Soufflé” “Harvest Moon,” and “Crisp Apple” are all best-sellers at The Lucky Honeybee during the fall months. If you had any doubt that the candles are fall enough, the Pumpkin Soufflé is described as “snappy cinnamon and ginger ushering in a warm fluffy pumpkin sweetness, with a dollop of whipped cream” — think Thanksgiving in a lovely scented jar.


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Taylor is an {overly} proud Jersey girl, who has been lucky enough to call Hoboken home for the last three years, and Jersey City for two prior. Originally from a small town in Hunterdon County, Taylor received her degree in multimedia journalism from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She also spent some time in Miami, but always knew she’d find her way to Hoboken. Taylor has a career in sports, digital, and social media strategy in the NYC area. A lover of all things local, she has a long list of favorite restaurants and coffee shops where she spends a good chunk of her time. You can also catch her running on the waterfront, walking her new pup, watching reruns of Real Housewives, or making a trip to HomeGoods

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