Where Sweet Memories Blossom

Located in the heart of downtown, Sweet Chico Confections offers locals and visitors alike the chance to stroll back in time. Rediscover a favorite childhood treat, a nostalgic toy or a cold soda that brings back sweet memories. Enjoy a creamy, hand-crafted gelato, find the perfect playful gift, or treat yourself to a fresh specialty chocolate.

Confections Galore!

Discover nearly 5,000 different sweets, gifts and toys! From old-time favorites to the newest sugar-free treat, you'll find lots of happiness at Sweet Chico.

Our Story

In the early 2000's, this little sweet shoppe was known as Powell's- part of a candy franchise- ran by Nancy and Hal Carlson. In 2015 Nancy and Hal decided to own the candy store independently and renamed it Sweet Chico Confections. Hal is a Chico-local and they are both CSU grads. Their love for the community and their faithful dedication made Sweet Chico Confections one of the most popular dessert-places downtown! Upon their retirement in 2021, they sold their cherished business to Robin Klitzke. Robin has been in California since 2011, and had both of her children at Enloe Medical Center. She and her family are excited to carry on the Sweet Chico legacy and are serving the community with their full hearts!

Picture of Robin and her daughter wearing face paint

Sweet Celebrations!

Host your next birthday party or special event at Sweet Chico! Our Celebration Suite offers the perfect spot to have some good old-fashion fun!

We Do Events!

From party favors to candy buffets, Sweet Chico offers a wonderful assortment of confections to make your magical day even sweeter.

Sweet Gifts!

Remember your friends and customers with a custom Sweet Chico gift box. Our confections experts will work with you to design the perfect gift for your occasion.

Sweet Ride!

Check out our mascot, a restored 1942 International Cub Tractor. Long before "Lil' Red" retired to our shop, she tended almond orchards in and around Chico.

Thursday Night Market!

From early April through late September, join your friends for a carefree evening downtown. Swing by Sweet Chico for a creamy gelato or a refreshing artisan soda.

 Contact Info

121 West Third Street
Chico, CA 95928
p: (530) 332-9866 (YUMM)

Store Hours

Closed Monday
Tuesday : 10am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday: 10am - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 9pm
Sunday 11am - 7pm

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