Team Building Activity: Candle Making

Looking for a fun team building activity? Try NaturalAnnie Essentials BYOB Sip & Pour candle making experience!  Candle making is a fun activity for team building and is a great way to do something fun with your work team.

In the ever-evolving landscape of workplace dynamics, employee well-being has emerged as a paramount concern for HR professionals. With the rollercoaster of the past few years causing widespread burnout and mental fatigue, organizations are recognizing the urgent need to prioritize the holistic health of their workforce.

As we navigate the terrain of 2024, HR teams are leading the charge in championing employee well-being initiatives. Gone are the days of merely paying lip service to the concept; now, it's about tangible actions and meaningful investments in the physical, mental, emotional, and professional welfare of employees.

Flexible work hours and robust PTO policies are just the tip of the iceberg. HR professionals are delving deeper, advocating for personalized employee assistance programs that cater to individual needs and circumstances. From mental health resources to wellness workshops, companies are striving to create an environment where every team member feels supported and valued on their well-being journey.

Amidst this transformative landscape, one fun & innovative solution has captured the attention of HR professionals seeking to foster team cohesion and well-being: the sip and pour candle making experience. This unique team building activity offers a perfect blend of creativity, relaxation, and collaboration, making it an ideal addition to any workplace well-being program.

Imagine this: a team meeting that transitions seamlessly into a candle making workshop. As colleagues gather around the table, they engage in meaningful discussions, share ideas, and align their objectives. Then, armed with fragrant oils, colorful dyes, and an array of vessels, they embark on a journey of creativity and self-expression.


Video courtesy of Luscious & Co Team day out at NaturalAnnie candle bar.

The process of pouring wax, selecting scents, and designing labels fosters a sense of camaraderie and teamwork. As each candle takes shape, so too does a stronger bond among team members. They laugh, they learn, and they support one another, forging connections that extend far beyond the confines of the office.

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But the benefits of the sip and pour candle making experience extend beyond mere team building. It also serves as a powerful tool for stress relief and mindfulness. The soothing aroma of essential oils, coupled with the rhythmic motion of pouring wax, creates a tranquil atmosphere conducive to relaxation and reflection.

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Moreover, the act of crafting personalized candles provides employees with a tangible symbol of their collective creativity and collaboration. Each time they light their candle at home, they are reminded of the bonds forged in the candle making workshop and the supportive culture fostered within their organization.

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In essence, the sip and pour candle making experience embodies the ethos of modern workplace well-being: it's not just about ticking boxes or following trends. It's about fostering genuine connections, nurturing creativity, and prioritizing the holistic health of employees.

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So, to all the HR professionals out there striving to create workplaces where well-being is more than just a buzzword, consider adding the sip and pour candle making experience at NaturalAnnie Essentials Candle Bar in Bridgeport, Connecticut to your roster of team building activities. Your employees will thank you for it, and your organization will reap the rewards of a happier, more cohesive workforce.candle making team building creative activity

So pick a date and time and come on over to NaturalAnnie Essentials candle bar! Relax and enjoy the atmosphere as our scent consultant take you step by step through the candle making process. We promise this is about to be the most fun you'll have with your team in a long time!


  • My company is interested in a session for our staff, do you travel? 

Yes! we can can bring the candle making experience to you. There is a minimum of 10 guests required to book a candle making experience and an additional travel fee.  Please complete your request HERE

  • My company is looking for a fun team building activity and a space to hold our meeting, can we do that?

Absolutely! most business that we host book our studio for an extended period of time where they host all meetings for the 1st half of their booked time, and end the day with the candle making experience. See more on our event space rental here.

  • Can we book a session to be done at our corporate/business location on a Saturday?

Unfortunately we are not able to travel to you on a Saturday as Saturdays are reserved for in-studio events only nat this time.

  • What is a candle making experience?

A candle making experience is a hands-on, instructor led candle making activity where you get to create your own custom candles from start to finish, choosing your preferred fragrance, color, and design, resulting in a unique and personalized candle that you can take home and enjoy!

  • What do I get for $65?

A fun hands-on candle making and wine-sipping experience in our cozy, intimate studio under the stars. All candle making materials are included and adults get to make 1 9oz candles and 1 wax melt, children make 1 4oz candle and 1 wax melt.  We have a live DJ for you to enjoy age appropriate music during the event and games to play as you wait for your candles.

  • What is provided at the event?

We provide your candle making tools, plastic cups, napkins, light snacks and water, and some good music!

  • How long does the candle making experience last?

Each experience lasts for 1.5 hours

  • Are private parties available?

YES! Have a special day, event, group you want to enjoy this experience with? then email us at to book a private party Must be at least 10 guests. Private parties available for adults and children.

  • What is the maximum number of people that can attend a private party?

Up to 50 guests can attend a private candle making party. If you have a larger group please shoot us an email at and let us know and we can make additional preparation.

  • Can I rent the space to host an event without doing the candle making?

YES! We also offer event space rental. See more HERE.

  • Do we have to bring our own alcoholic beverages?

Yes, this is a BYOB (bring your own beverage) event. Light snacks and water will be provided.

  • Can we bring food to a Sip & Pour

Yes! you can bring food, just let us know ahead of time so we can make a table available for you if needed. Also please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your event to setup your food.

  • Do you have good parking?

Yes! we have a lot of parking!


You may also email us at or call us at 203.549.1101 to make your team reservation.

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