Custom Candle Making Class

Choose your own scents to make unique DIY candles in San Francisco.

75 mins - 2 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 12 to 32

label $46 - $95 (price varies across dates)

Indulge in the creative activity of scented candle making, where you will develop your own scent blend and create a one-of-a-kind, truly custom candle you can enjoy in your home or give as a unique gift to someone special.
This hands-on workshop in San Francisco is the ultimate exploration of scent preferences and personalization. You will first peruse a wall of over 80 scented candles to discover which scents appeal to you. Then, with guidance from Moonshot Studio's friendly and knowledgeable staff, you will blend fragrance oils drop by drop to create a completely unique mix for your candle. Create a candle that smells like an evergreen forest, a day at the beach, the perfect spa, a heavenly kitchen, or a type of fruit that only grows in your imagination!
Moonshot Studio candles are made with a soy wax blend, cotton wicks, and premium fragrance oils to be long-lasting, clean burning, and true to scent. All workshop participants select their own 8.5 oz. jar from among six color options: frosted white, dark blue, teal, amber, black and green.
Perfect for team building activities and company offsites, birthday parties, bridal showers and other group socializing events, this candle making class is a chance to unplug, play, and embrace your sense of smell.
Candles require 90 minutes of cooling, finishing touches and packaging before they can leave the shop. Students can arrange pickups with the teacher or come back to the shop a little later in the day after enjoying a stroll among the stores and restaurants in Noe Valley’s charming business district.
For private evening events students will have to come in the next day to pick up their finished candle during business hours.
Also, the teacher and other staff may take pictures during the event for use for future promotions. Classes and individuals are welcome to opt out – simply inform us if you prefer not to be photographed.
Please Note:
For the private class, you and your party will rent out the whole Moonshot Studio shop and private event space. If you would like to opt instead for a semi-private event at $65 per person, in which the shop will still be open and has a minimum guest requirement of 8 and a max of 28, please inquire using the Contact button located below next to the teacher's bio. Or, enjoy a small-group experience (1-6 people) at our pre-scheduled public dates.
Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
What you'll get
A completed custom scent-blended 7.5 oz candle.
What to bring
No requirements.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or bachelorette party.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mom or gift for couples.


4066 24th Street, San Francisco, CA

Custom Candle Making Class location
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Welcome to Moonshot Studio
Moonshot Studio is a haven for your sense of smell and an inspirational spot to create your own signature fragrance blends in a fun process of “scentsory” discovery. Whether you make one candle or a range of custom-scented home and body products, the activity of choosing from among 80+ fragrances, blending your favorites into a personal fragrance medley and mixing the scentsational blend into a product of your choice is simple, entertaining and results in affordably luxurious items to treasure in your home and on your body.
Blending fragrances is an innovative experience enjoyed by people of a wide variety of ages, abilities and interests. Whether you come in with your child, your spouse, your date, your parent, your bestie, your friend group or as a solo fragrance adventurer, the selection and blending experience creates lasting memories.

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