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Now through early winter is prime time to save on candles. Expect to see your favorite candles on sale regularly. One of my go-to candle sales: The Black Friday sales at Bath & Body Works where you can expect to get three free candles when you buy three. They also hold an annual Candle Day sale about a week after Thanksgiving Day when you can get 3-wick candles (up to 18 candles) at their lowest price of the season.
Consistently you’ll find that Dollar Tree has great deals on candles starting at just $1.25 — but you’re also paying for a smaller, 3-ounce candle. Meanwhile, Kohl’s candles can cost $19.99 on average, but you’re paying for a 14-ounce candle that’ll last you between 80 – 90 hours of burn time (and you can always use Kohl’s Cash for extra discounts).
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If you want to save on fall candles, plan on spending around $1 per ounce. That might sound more complicated than it actually is, but all you have to do is divide the cost of the candle by how many ounces occupy the candle.
You can also save when you buy candle bundles — like back in early August, Bath & Body Works offered their Rewards members a $75 value set of fall candles and goodies for just $35 when they made a purchase of $30 or more.
Or scour clearance scents and shop at the right stores. For example, Target’s candles are almost always less than $1 per ounce, and popular stores like Yankee Candle with pricier options often have sales (right now you can buy three, get three almost any item with code B3G3FPYC at checkout).
Whether you’re looking for an inexpensive gift for a friend or want a new scent for your own home, here are our 50 favorite fall candles, based on which ones offer the best value and savings per ounce.
Best Fall Candles at Bath & Body Works
Pumpkin Pecan Waffles, 14.5 oz: $24.50
This might sound insane, but Bath & Body Works is actually marking $10 off 3-wick candles from their new fall collection in store and online. This pumpkin pecan candle, for example, is currently discounted to $14.50. If you shop online, you’ll also find online exclusives on sale for $10 off.
Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin, 7 oz: $15.50
Right now, you can get this sweet and nutty scent for $15.50, plus an additional candle for a total of $22. That’s thanks to Bath & Body Works’ Mix & Match deal, where you can get select two single-wick candles for $22.
Best Fall Candles at Walmart
Mainstays 3-Wick Candle Let’s Give ‘Em Pumpkin to Talk About 14 oz: $6.89
Bath & Body Works’ deals are great, and their candles come out to about $1 to $2 an ounce. But if we go to Walmart for their fall candles, like this pumpkin-scented one, we’re only spending $0.50 per ounce. How’s that for big savings?
Mainstays Warm Apple Pie Scented 3-Wick Candle, 14 oz: $6.31
Enjoy the scent of freshly baked apple pie with this inexpensive 3-wick candle. The Apple-y Ever After‘s label looks like something you’d see at a boutique but with the Walmart price tag.
Mainstays Glazed Pumpkin Donuts Scented Candle Twist Lid, 7 oz: $3.33
This glass jar pumpkin candle with a black farmhouse-style lid looks like you bought it on a visit to the pumpkin patch. Use the money you saved on an inexpensive Walmart candle (this one costs $0.47 cents an ounce) to buy real pumpkin donuts when you do go on a fall outing.
Mainstays Fall Farmhouse Scented 3-Wick Glass Jar Candle, 11.5 oz: $3.33
It’s hard to beat this price under $0.30 per ounce. The woodsy scent that combines cedar, oak, and amber incense is pure fall. You can even reuse the candle jar by removing the label and wrapping it with twine or a fall ribbon.
Mainstays Alpine Forest 3-Wick Scented Candle, 11.5 oz: $3.33
At this price, you might want to buy two to carry you through the holiday season. The forest scent comes at a super affordable price per ounce ($0.30) and makes an affordable hostess gift this season.
Best Fall Candles From Target
Glade 3-Wick Candle, Fall Night Long, 6.5 oz: $5.99
Target candles like Fall Night Long come at about $1 per ounce, but if you buy in store, you can get $1.50 off. Buy online, and you can buy one, get another for 20% off with order pickup. And if you use your RedCard, you can save an additional 5%.
Glass Jar Lavender Eucalyptus Candle,10.5 oz: $10
Hot tip: we’ve seen Target randomly hold sales on candles near the end of summer or early fall, with savings up to 70%. Of course this deal is rare to come by, so it’s best to sign up for their email notifications to stay up-to-date. This pretty vessel holds a fall candle that smells of sandalwood, eucalyptus, lavender, and cinnamon leaf.
Wood Lidded Glass Wellness Grateful Candle, 8 oz: $10
We confess this wood lid candle costs slightly more than $1 per ounce. (Fast math: it’s $1.25 per ounce). But the minimalist style of the container gave us modern farmhouse vibes that we couldn’t resist, and it’s still considerably more affordable than boutique candles like Le Labo, which can go upwards of $80, or eight times the price for the same size candle.
Best Fall Candles From Dollar Tree
Caramel Maple Candle, 3-Ounce Mason Jar: $1.25
If you shop in store, you can find this fall mini mason jar candle for quite a bargain. You have to buy 12 for $15 if you want to order it online, but with free shipping to the store, it’s a good deal for candle gifts or a fall centerpiece that needs a collection of candles.
Star Lytes Apple Cinnamon Mini Glass Apothecary Jar Candles, 3 oz: $1.25
The best part of this apple cinnamon-scented candle is that it looks more expensive than it is. The price averages to about $0.42 cents per ounce, which is much cheaper than Walmart’s candles ($0.50 cents per ounce).
Best Fall Candles From Dollar General
Perfect Harvest Cranberry Jalapeno Jelly, 15 oz: $7
At less than $0.50 per ounce, this spicy-sweet candle is so affordable you’ll have money left over to buy locally grown florals for your table.
Trueliving 3-in-1 Amber Spice Weathered Oak Cashmere Candle, 18 oz: $7
Layers of fall-scented candle wax give this oak cashmere candle the feel of three candles in one at less than $0.40 per ounce.
Best Fall Candles From Marshalls
Sand and Fog Wrap Scented Candle, 12 oz: $8
Decorative and functional, this wrap candle comes out to $0.66 per ounce. Extend the use of this cheap candle by turning it around after Halloween and displaying it as a sleek black candle container until it’s burned out.
Sand and Fog Falling Leaves Candle, 12 oz: $8
We love how this candle shakes things up with a pastel color palette that aren’t your traditional autumnal colors. Get more for your money when you use this falling leaves candle with both fall and spring decor (just hide the wooden lid when out of season).
Sand and Fog Autumn Citrus Ceramic Candle, 11 oz: $10
Double the life of your purchase when you use this citrus-smelling candle this fall, and save the ceramic pumpkin vessel for a candy dish for years to come. Just be sure to clean out all the wax before you use the ceramic dish for another use.
Best Fall Candles From Home Goods
Rae Dunn Happy Fall Candle, 14 oz: $14.99
You can save up to 70% on Rae Dunn when you shop at stores like Target or Home Goods. We’re in love with this candle that’s scented like apple crisp. The best part of this deal is that this candle jar will also make a cute vase once it’s cleaned out.
Rae Dunn Witch’s Brew Candle, 14 oz: $16.99
We’re a sucker for a Halloween-themed candle that you can add to a spooky mantle display. You get the most for your money with this one when you save the container for future Halloween decorating.
Rae Dunn Sweater Weather Candle in Ceramic Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
Ok, ok … we know. This is one of the most expensive candles on our list of inexpensive candles, but hear us out. First, we love the packaging and crisp smell. Second, its dark red color is perfect for fall and winter decor, so you can get two seasons of use out of this splurge-worthy candle. We also love that you can use the candle and repurpose the 7-inch tall ceramic canister for next year.
Best Fall Candles From Kohl’s
Sonoma Goods For Life Vanilla Pumpkin Latte Candle Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
The original price is $19.99 per candle, but we all know we never pay full price at Kohl’s — they always have crazy sales and a free rewards program that earns you 5% cash back on all purchases. We’ve seen this vanilla pumpkin candle listed for as low as $10.99 each or two for $20.
Sonoma Goods For Life Caramel Toffee Candle Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
The retail price for this caramel toffee candle might not seem like a good deal at first, but the sale prices have been bouncing around $13.99 to as low as $10.99 this fall. Watch the weekly deals, and don’t forget to use your Kohl’s cash so you’ll earn points towards future purchases.
Sonoma Goods For Life Fall Nights Candle Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
Bergamot, cypress, and golden amber make up the notes of this candle. The best deal we’ve seen is two for $20 for 14-ounce candles, but even if you snag one for $13.99, you’re hitting that $1 per ounce average, and that’s a good deal.
Sonoma Goods For Life Cinnamon Spice Cookie Candle Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
Like the other 3-wick candles from Kohl’s, this cinnamon spice candle is often on sale, and we’ve seen prices as low as $10.99. Watch and save!
Sonoma Goods For Life Autumn Hayride Candle Jar, 14 oz: $19.99
You can rack up Kohl’s cash when you shop for fall decor and candles. This hayride candle is often on sale, so be sure to watch for the best deal. The price could be up to 50% off when they run the two for $20 offer.
Best Fall Candles From Yankee Candle
Maple Pecan Pie, 12 oz: $16
Yankee Candle has sales often (right now you can buy three, get three almost any item online with code B3G3FPYC at checkout). Also, they’re having a major sale with 50% off select fall and winter candles right this minute, with deals starting as low as $1. Right now, you can get this maple pecan pie candle on clearance at $8.
Woodland Road Trip, 22 oz: $31
This woodland candle, which is discounted at $15.50 now, offers notes of Frosted Jasmine, White Rose, Douglass Fir, and Clary Sage. We love that while it comes out to $0.70 per ounce, it can burn up to 100 hours.
A Toast to Autumn Candle Set, 3-pack of 3 oz: $10
Buy this autumn candle set and gift each candle separately to say thank you, get well, or thinking of you. The cost per candle is less than a greeting card.
Pumpkin Season Candle Set, 3-pack of 3 oz: $10
Capture the essence of fall baked goods when you tuck three small fall-scented candles throughout your home. If you’re a big Yankee Candle fan, be sure to sign up for their rewards program. You’ll receive points for every dollar you spend, and you can earn big savings on your favorite fragrances.
Best Fall Candle at Macy’s
Gingerbread Brulee Glass Tumbler Candle, 12 oz: $12.99
Enjoy a hand-poured candle for around $1 an ounce with this paraben-free, sulfate-free candle in a glass jar. If you have a Macy’s Card, you’ll also earn rewards for every dollar you spend. If you don’t have one, you can sign up at any point and save 25% off two days of purchases.
Best Fall Candles at Costco
Sea & Sand Scented Votives, Set of 12, 4 oz: $34.99
This jeweled-toned collection of frosted glass candle jars would make thoughtful gifts for your book club or teachers at school. And at just $2.91 per 4-ounce candle, you can’t beat the price.
Best Fall Candles at Joann
Place & Time 3-wick Cafe Latte Scented Jar Candle, 14 oz: $24.99
Every time we’ve been in a Joann store lately, the fall-scented jar candles have been marked down to $9.99 — that’s 60% off. In other words, don’t doubt that your favorite craft store carries affordable candles that smell like toasted vanilla cream and brown sugar.
Place & Time 3-wick Mulled Apple Cider Scented Jar Candle, 14 oz: $24.99
Next time you invite the neighbors over for a fall party, light up this mulled apple cider candle for pure fall ambiance. Although the regular price is high, this candle is currently on sale for $9.99. And if you sign up for their newsletter, Joann will send you a discount code for an additional 25% off your first online order.
Place & Time Mulled Apple Cider Scented Jar Candle, 4.5 oz: $7.99
We love the texture of this glass candleholder almost as much as we love the sale prices, which are up to 50% off. Last time we looked, this apple cider candle was on sale for $3.99.
Hudson 43 Farmhouse Collection Maple Barrel Mason Jar Candle 12 oz: $21.99
Mmmm … Maple! I can already smell the sweet aroma wafting through the house. You can snag this candle for up to 50% off right now. That’s just $10.99 for a 12-ounce farmhouse-style candle.
Best Fall Candles From Michaels
Flannel & Football Scented Jar Candle by Ashland, 17 oz: $5.99
It’s officially tailgating season, and you can score big with this deal. At just $0.35 per ounce, this football candle is a home run … or rather, a touchdown! And as any regular Michaels shopper knows, you can often find deeper discounts from week to week. We’ve already seen this candle as low as $2.99 this fall.
Pumpkin Pancakes Scented Jar Candle by Ashland, 17 oz: $5.99
Pumpkin spice meets maple syrup in this candle that’s available at a deep discount. The price per ounce is a bargain, and we’ve already seen it marked at 50% off. Remember, you can get free in-store pickup if you order online when you see a good deal.
Vanilla Chai Scented Jar Candle by Ashland, 17 oz: $5.99
You had me at vanilla chai. And since this 17-ounce candle is almost the same price as a grande latte, I’ll take the candle (which will burn for hours after my drink is gone). Sale prices on this fall candle have been as low as $2.99.
Autumn Walk Scented Jar Candle by Ashland, 17 oz: $5.99
This cheap Ashland fall candle, sometimes sold for 50% off, is just the pick-me-up you’ve been needing. Be sure to check the Michaels app and weekly ad for the most recent coupons, offers, and rewards.
Best Fall Candles From Hobby Lobby
Caramel Pumpkin Latte Jar Candle, 3 oz: $3.99
This caramel pumpkin candle deal goes from good to great when Hobby Lobby puts all their seasonal items on sale for 50% off. Right now, you can get 50% off select fall essentials in store and online.
Plentiful Harvest Candle Tin, 5.3 oz: $8.99
This tin candle has a high-end look for a low cost. It features the aromas of orange peel, pumpkin, buttercream, nutmeg, cassia, clove, vanilla bean, and guaiac wood. Be sure to watch the Hobby Lobby weekly ad to see when fall decor is 50% off and snag this candle for just $4.49.
Buttery Pumpkin Jar Candle, 18 oz: $19.99
Although this buttery pumpkin candle is a good deal at just over $1 per ounce regularly, you can save big when fall decor is discounted and buy it for as low as $9.99. Download the free Hobby Lobby app on Google Play or the App Store to find when the best deals are live.
Best Fall Candles From Candle-Lite
Candle-Lite Everyday Pumpkin Donuts, 10 oz: $6.99
If you like to shop online for candles, Candle-Lite is a good resource for affordable candles with a variety of styles and scents. And if you join their club, you can earn rewards for discounts on future purchases. This pumpkin donut candle burns for up to 40 hours — and is a great value for what you pay for.
Candle-Lite Everyday Autumn Road Trip, 18 oz: $9.99
With more than 100 hours of burn time, you’ll get a lot of enjoyment out of it for the money. This Candle-Lite candle provides a mix of white aspen wood and juniper notes. We like that it looks like a high-end candle for less than half the cost of brand-name candles of a similar size.
Candle-Lite Everyday Warm Banana Bread, 18 oz: $9.99
Forget apples and pumpkins, this banana bread-scented candle will impress guests with its cozy, yet original banana bread scent. And at $0.55 per ounce, this is a great deal for a big jar candle.
Candle-Lite Everyday Feels Like Fall, 14 oz: $11.99
With notes of leather and fall blossoms, we love this unique take on an autumn candle. Candle-Lite is promoting this candle in September as their scent of the month, so you can get an additional 30% off with promo code FLF30.
Candle-Lite Everyday How About Them Apples, 14 oz: $11.99
Pear and apple scents blend with mahogany for a fresh take on fall scents. This natural wax blend will burn for up to 45 hours, so you can enjoy this candle all season long. And at $0.85 per ounce, you can feel good about saving money.
Candle-Lite Everyday Ghouls Night Out, 14 oz: $11.99
Share this ghastly candle with friends on your next get-together. The design of the wrap around the candle and the fire light creates a spooky silhouette that’s just right for Halloween. We’ve already seen this candle discounted down to $9.59. If you end up grabbing more than a few discounted candles, you can score free shipping when you spend $65.
Best Fall Candles at Ulta
Toasted Fireside Scented Soy Blend Candle, 15 oz: $20
We’ve seen this toasty candle as low as $10 at Ulta. And if you sign up for their free rewards program, you can earn points on every dollar spent on products or services, then redeem those points and use them towards future products or services.
Iced Pumpkin Scented Soy Blend Candle, 15 oz: $20
This iced pumpkin candle will go on and off sale for 50% off. In the meantime, look out for Ulta’s 20% off offers that happen in store and online every three to four months.
Caramel Cookie Scented Soy Blend Candle, 15 oz: $20
Sign up for Ulta’s emails to get the inside scoop on when things like candles go on sale. We’ve seen them, including this caramel cookie scent, discounted up to 50% from time to time.