Published on 29-08-2022
Jelly Belly 9th Annual Candy Palooza!
Jelly Belly Visitor Center, Fairfield

Celebrate the fall season at the Ninth Annual Candy Palooza on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center. This family-friendly event has something for everyone to enjoy with carnival rides, live performances, games, delicious food, arts and craft vendors, pony rides, and Jelly Belly artist in residence, Kristen Cumings, will be signing autographs. Those 21 and over can imbibe beer or enjoy the Jelly Belly Chocolate and Wine Experience.
The Jelly Belly Visitor Center is the only place where you can see famous Jelly Belly® jelly beans being made. Each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors learn how the famed Jelly Belly jelly bean got its name, why it takes up to 14 days to make, and what happens to the billions of beans the company produces each year. Stop by any day from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn the secrets behind the company’s world-famous candy making on the updated factory tour.

Enjoy the self-guided trip around a working candy factory as you observe candy-making operations on the floor below from the refreshed elevated tour corridor. Watch HD/4K videos that guide you through a Jelly Belly jelly bean’s journey and offer a close-up look at the activities that take place throughout the facility. An area of the factory previously not included in the tour is now open to the public once more, and historic candy making equipment and tools are also on display in special sections.


Jelly Belly Museum

The Museum presents the evolution of candy-making equipment and the growth of the family-owned Jelly Belly Candy Company through a whimsical and interactive experience that is sure to delight every member of your family.
Experience interactive games and colorful exhibits along the way. There is a lot to explore at Jelly Belly. At the Chocolate Shoppe, watch as candy makers create treats ranging from fudge to hand-dipped chocolates. Grab a bite to eat at the Jelly Belly Café, serving a broad menu that includes pizzas and hamburgers made in the iconic Jelly Belly shape. Check out the Bean Art Gallery to see candy masterpieces. Don’t forget to stop in the store to pick up some sweets for the ride home.


Jelly Belly Chocolate and Wine Experience

Top off the fun with the Chocolate and Wine Experience – a must for adults. Featuring local wines from the surrounding Suisun Valley paired with indulgent chocolates made onsite, unwind from the hustle and bustle of the Visitor Center and explore a different land of flavor. Six thoughtfully curated flights of whites and reds paired with delicious chocolates is $25 per person, and each participant will receive a Jelly Belly wine glass. A non-alcoholic version is also available for $18 per person and includes five chocolates. Nestled away upstairs in the Very Cherry Room, the Chocolate and Wine Experience is available 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. No reservations needed.* The event is subject to county Covid restrictions at the time of the event.


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