MOTHER STEARNS CANDY COMPANY

[smartslider3 slider=7] Welcome to world famous Mother Stearns Candy Company. We carry hundreds of different varieties of candy, from old fashioned hard candies to gummy bears. We have 25 different flavors of salt water taffy alone. Truffles Homemade Fudge Cotton Candy Vintage Candies Popcorn Ice Cold Drinks Tobacco Gift items such as our own Stearns … Read more

The Origin of Salt Water Taffy

The Origins of Salt Water Taffy (according to Mother Stearns)   In October 1872, a peg-legged attorney-turned-lumberman named John Stearns completed his wharf at the foot of State Street. Thereafter, lumber arriving from the north by ship could be unloaded directly onto wagons, rather than being floated ashore on the high tides. Christmas that year, … Read more

Stearns Wharf offers hand-made Fudge

Stearns Wharf Press Releases   Stearns Wharf offers hand-made Fudge At least twice a week, Judi Bruskin makes home-made fudge in Mother Stearns Candy Company’s small kitchen on Stearns Wharf. The labor of love is worth every minute. “People come in and say it’s the best fudge they’ve ever had,” said Mrs. Bruskin, who co-owns … Read more

The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company’s 30th Anniversary

Stearns Wharf Press Releases In honor of The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company’s 30th anniversary, Pecan Praline is back based on popular demand. Owner and President Francisco Aguilera shares the 30-year anniversary with Great Pacific, which is located on Stearns Wharf. In 1984, Mr. Aguilera started working as a dishwasher at East Beach Grill, which … Read more

Mother Stearns Candy Company

Welcome to world famous Mother Stearns Candy Company, as featured– okay, maybe not “featured”– on the cover of Sunset Magazine. We carry hundreds of different varieties of candy, from old fashioned hard candies to gummy bears. We have 25 different flavors of salt water taffy alone. Truffles Homemade Fudge Cotton Candy Vintage Candies Popcorn Ice … Read more

The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company

    32 flavors of fine ice creams and sherbets, handmade locally. Open 7 days a week.. Address: 219 Stearns Wharf # A Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Phone:(805) 962-0108 Hours: Open today 10:00 am – 9:00 pm        

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