• National Chocolate Day

    National Chocolate Day

    Meet Emma and watch how we make the signature swirl on our Bear Claws. Emm... 
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  • Halloween through the ages.  A sweet history, indeed!

    Halloween through the ages. A sweet history, indeed!

    Happy Halloween from River Street Sweets! Halloween started about 2,000 years ago as a celtic festival called Samhain. It was celebrated on Oct. 31st in what is now known as Ireland, France and the United Kingdom. Festival participants believed that every Halloween, the spirits of the...
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  • South's Greatest Bosses

    South's Greatest Bosses

    River Street Sweets Voted One of the South's Greatest Bosses By Barry Kaufman  Published Aug 01, 2017 - South Magazine There are many icons of the city of Savannah: the fountain at Forsyth Park, with its rooste... 
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  • Best of Savannah 2017

    Best of Savannah 2017

    SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 Savannah's Best Candy Shop for 13 years in a row! No one knows Savannah like Savannah Magazine's readers… and for 13 years in a row, they have chosen River Street Sweets as The Best Candy Store! THANK YOU SAVANNAH! WE LOVE YOU TOO! Read More »
  • Coming soon to a city near you

    Coming soon to a city near you

    Where should we go next?     The oldest candy store in Savannah, River Street Sweets is still family owned and operated by Jennifer and Tim Strickland. Just down the street, their father, Stan "The Candy Man" operates Savannah's Candy Kitchen, the largest cand... 
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  • Key West has weathered the storm

    Key West has weathered the storm

    We are excited to share that our newly opened location in Key West, on Duval Street, suffered minimal damage from Hurricane Irma. We can't express how much we appreciate the outpouring of love and support we received from all of you, as well as our own staff and families. Our devoted team worked...
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  • Making Glazed Pecans, a perfect Fall treat.

    Making Glazed Pecans, a perfect Fall treat.

    Watch how we make our crunchy, delicious Glazed Pecans!     Our Glazed Pecans are a unique and delicious treat that is sure to please everyone that tries them. Made from scratch with Georgia Mammoth Pecan Halves, Sugar, and a touch of salt, these delicately g... 
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  • Making Pralines in Savannah

    Making Pralines in Savannah

    Get the insider's scoop with answers to your most asked Praline questions! Meet Robbie and Ashley at our Savannah location right on Historic River Street. They are answering all your sweet questions today, like the age old quandary of white or brown sugar, and how this classic sou... 
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  • What to eat in Georgia

    What to eat in Georgia

    Pining for the Peach State: Georgia's Most Iconic Foods ~ an article by Jennifer Bradley Franklin on www.foodnetwork.com Georgia is full of amazing food, from savory Fried Green Tomatoes to Sweet Pecan Pralines, and this article written by Jenn... 
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  • We LOVE Making Pralines

    We LOVE Making Pralines

    01/10/2017 - We ♥ pralines, and you will too! Our very first job in the store was being official taste tester for Mom's homemade pralines. Sweet, right? We loved the job so much, we begged Mom to put us to "work" every day. Back then, our sweet, buttery pralines were made... 
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    A Brief history of River Street Sweets:      Oh, fudge. That's how it all began.      Back in 1978, young Tim Strickland was at the Atlanta Gif... 
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  • A Sweet Success for Kids Cafe 2017

    A Sweet Success for Kids Cafe 2017

    Thank you to everyone who celebrated National Praline Day with us.Together our family of brands donated 10% of all praline sales on June 24th in store, and online June 23-24. It was a HUGE success for our 1st annual event and today we presented a check totaling $3,342.25 to the ... 
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  • Sweet Summer

    Sweet Summer

    A Sweet, Sweet Summer It's hard to believe, but this was our 44th summer season here at River Street Sweets. We not only made lots of wonderful treats in the summer of '17, but lots of memories, too. For starters, we opened two new franchise stores in Key West, Florida and ... 
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  • The Complete Sweets Package

    The Complete Sweets Package

    This Candy Franchise is the 'Complete Sweets Package' If you have a sweet tooth and a passion to run your own business, then this might be the perfect franchising opportunity for you. We were hono... 
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  • National Praline Day 2018

    National Praline Day 2018

    Pralines for a cause! Join us June 24th to celebrate the sweetest day of the year, National Praline Day! In honor of our favorite holiday, we are donating 10% of praline sales made that day to the Feeding America program ... 
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