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Sweet sixteens, 21st milestones, and many more birthdays present the perfect opportunity to do something different.

Why just have one bowl of snacks on your coffee table when you can rent an actual candy truck?

Even better, mobile candy trucks offer more than just guests’ favorite candy bars, chips, and cookies. You (the host) and your guests also enjoy provided TV monitors, ideal for showcasing your favorite memories of the year.

In this guide, you’ll learn more about customizing candy trucks to create the perfect experience. Plus, steps on how to get the ball rolling for your upcoming event.

Pick Your Birthday Party Theme First

One of the best things about renting a candy truck is that you can customize the truck to match your party theme. Likewise, you can let a mobile candy truck inspire your party’s theme.

For example, you could plan a birthday party inspired by the classic board game, “Candyland.”

Other candy-inspired party themes include:

  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • Christmas treats for December birthdays
  • “Sweet” sixteen parties
  • Candy shop themes
  • Retro soda fountain parties

With a candy-inspired party, you can make your candy truck the entertainment hub for your party. Not only is the truck packed with popular sweets, but you can use the provided monitors for anything you want.

For example, you could play a series of candy-inspired movies like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Guests can also play games inside the truck itself. Inside, guests can enjoy seating and colorful party lights.

You can also plug in your party playlist into the truck, or, play a series of music videos on the truck’s exterior monitor.

You don’t have to choose a candy-inspired theme for your birthday party. Candy trucks are ideal for every birthday theme.

Are you and your guests avid sports fans? Do you love throwing tailgate parties or have season passes for your favorite teams?

Candy trucks fit perfectly with this theme. Mobile candy trucks are packed with popular stadium concession items, like Hershey’s chocolate bars and sunflower seeds. Even better, you can add on more concession favorites like hot pretzels, churros, ice cream, and sodas.

Choosing a Candy Truck Package

All candy trucks come with a wide selection of popular chocolate treats like Three Musketeers, M&Ms, Snickers bars, and Reece’s Peanut Butter cups. There are also fruity favorites like starbursts, Swedish fish, Nerds, and Twizzlers. Nostalgic treats are also available like Fruit By the Foot, ring pops, pop tarts, and rice krispie treats.

You can find the full selection of items online along with the standard package price of $375. This base package can comfortably accommodate 15 guests.

If you want to provide your guests with something even more robust, you can add hot foods to your package. For example, you can add pizza for an extra $35 or donuts for $45.

If you really want to feed hungry guests, popular menu items are available from McDonald’s, White Castle, Taco Bell, and Burger King. Chick-fil-A and Popeye’s Chicken are also available for an additional price.

Party hosts accommodating large parties may benefit from upgrading to Silver, Gold, and Platinum packages that include multiple hot foods. These packages range from $495 to $850 and come with everything included in the base package.

How to Get Your Own Candy Truck For a Birthday Party

Once you’ve chosen a theme for your event and a candy package, your next step is to book your first candy truck!

Remember to make room for your chosen candy package in your party budget from the start. You can also upgrade to a larger package. Next, write down all of your snack needs; try to gauge how much each guest may need.

Remember, to send out save-the-dates and RSVPs! This is important when purchasing the right package.

The next step is to fill out a contact form. Include standard contact information like your name, phone number, and email address. The company will also need the birthday party location, the number of guests attending, and the event date.

You can also talk to a professional directly to find the best candy truck package for your needs, working with your budget to find the best fit. After filling out the contact form, or speaking to someone directly, you’ll receive a quote.

As a customer, you have the option of customizing your candy truck with select items. This is a great idea if you want to tailor your truck to a specific theme or avoid stocking items guests may not like. You can also get a feel for guests’ candy preferences by asking them about their favorite treats.

If your guests have any special needs, your party planner will work with you to ensure all guests are taken care of. This may include working with food allergies, for example.

Once you’ve paid for your package, let stellar customer service do the rest. A party planner will communicate when the truck will arrive. Thus, it’s good to communicate the exact time you want the truck to be there.

Rest assured, your candy truck will be there before the first guest arrives.

Even better, booking a candy truck is a great way to spread the word about your party. By simply including it on your party invites, you can generate even more interest. This is a great idea if you’re throwing a local event and want to draw interest beyond your circle.

In fact, you could even include pictures of the candy truck on your party invites to get guests hyped about the big day!

Book a Mobile Candy Truck For Your Birthday

Do you have a milestone birthday coming up? Do you want to go wild this time around and really wow your guests?

Keep these ideas, packages, and steps as food for thought as you plan your big bash. Remember, every candy truck can be customized to your liking, so don’t be afraid to be creative.

Are you ready to book your candy truck right now?

Fill out a contact form to get started or contact us directly to learn more.