Slow North

Sunday 6.18 | DIY Soy Candle Making Workshop

$ 60.00

Join us for an afternoon candle making workshop at Slow North's brick-and-mortar shop! 

In this class, you'll learn all about our candle making process. You'll explore the benefits of paraffin-free soy wax, then dive into the properties of essential oils to create a custom, all-natural scent blend before mixing and hand-pouring your candle.

Your creation will also come with some major bragging rights - not only will your handmade candle be completely customized, it'll also be made from all-natural, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients!

Claim your place today! Due to limited space, there are only 8 seats available.

After purchasing tickets, you and any accompanying guests will be required to sign our Public Workshop Policies and Release of Liability + Media Form. To preview these documents, click here.

If you are looking to purchase tickets for a group of 6-10 people, we kindly ask that you book a private candle workshop with us instead! You'll enjoy the same amenities as our public workshops, but with your closest friends, family, or co-workers. Fill out our private workshop request form to choose your own date + time. If you have a group of 10+ people, click here to learn more about our off-site workshops.

Included in this workshop:

  • Ingredients: cotton/paper wicks, soy wax, essential oils
  • One 8 oz glass tumbler (your choice of color!)
  • 1.5 hours of instruction from a seasoned candle-maker
  • A can of sparkling water

    Workshop details:

    • Date: Sunday, June 18th
    • Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
      • Please allow at least 30 extra minutes for your candle to set
      • Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to review and sign our Public Workshop Policies and Release of Liability + Media Form
    • Location: 2700 W Anderson Ln #410, Austin, TX (between Madam Mam's and Epoch Coffee)
    • Free parking is available in the lot out front
    • Ages 13+
    • 10% off your entire in-store purchase (valid day of workshop only)

    Refund policy:

    Workshop tickets are non-refundable except in case of workshop cancellation. We do not accept any reschedule/refund requests less than 48 hours in advance. With at least 48 hours advance notice, we may be able to reschedule your ticket for another workshop, but we cannot guarantee this option as it depends on ticket availability.


    Here's what past workshop participants have had to say:

    "I highly recommend taking this class, if you're interested in making candles as a serious hobby or just want a fun activity for an afternoon with a friend, family, or a significant other. I loved how you were able to take your time and sample 14 different oils to choose the exact combination you wanted to make. Very informative and fun."

    - Jacob F.

    "My first time at Slow North and first time making a candle! Super informative learning about soy wax and essential oils. Can't wait to light my candle!"

    - Michelle E.

    "This was such a fun class at Slow North! I hadn't stopped inside before but found it nicely designed with lots of attractive products... The whole process of making a candle from scratch was enjoyable and it was nice making new friends around the table and seeing what each person brought to their blend. Thanks for having me!"

    - Alex V.

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