Bellis Fair opening a ‘candy emporium,’ the sweet national chain coming soon to Bellingham

Bellis Fair has announced a new shop moving into the mall, bringing a bright, vibrant candy emporium to Bellingham.

IT’SUGAR, a national chain of candy stores, is opening its first Washington state location inside the Bellis Fair mall on Thursday, Nov. 16.

“The renowned candy emporium is bringing its signature blend of fun, variety, and nostalgia to the heart of our mall, promising a sweet experience like no other,” Bellis Fair mall manager David Prince says in a news release.

The shops are known for selling unique candy and licensed merchandise such as freeze-dried candy, apparel, giant 26-inch gummy worms and popular candies such as Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, Hershey chocolates and M&Ms.

“We’re thrilled to welcome ‘IT’SUGAR’ to Bellis Fair Mall, and we believe it will satisfy the sweet tooth of all ages. The store’s unique and vibrant atmosphere, combined with their diverse candy selection, is sure to create a buzz in the community and enhance the overall shopping experience at our mall,” Felix Reznick, mall owner and founder of 4th Dimension Properties said in the news release.

IT’SUGAR has over 100 locations across the United States, including large emporiums in Time Square, San Francisco and Margaritaville.

“We are excited to finally share our store experience with the state of Washington. We have one of the most expansive assortments of confectionery treats, alongside a curated collection of in-demand candy licensed merchandise, such as apparel, plush, scented candles, and more,” Justin Clinger, Assistant Vice President Creative and Marketing of IT’SUGAR said in the news release.

The newest addition to the mall comes after the Bellis Fair recently announced nine new stores moving in, as well as three seasonal stores opening for the holiday season.

IT’SUGAR will be in suite 404, next to Zumiez and will be open during regular mall hours, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at 1 Bellis Fair Parkway in Bellingham.