# How far in advance can I buy candy for a candy buffet?

**Buy**Your

**Candy**On Time

**candies**is between 6 and 18 months, yet many people wait until the week before to

**purchase**their

**candy**. While we don't think you need to

**purchase**six months in

**advance**, a month or so at least is a good idea.

Regarding this, how much candy should I buy for candy buffet?

If you are providing a **candy** bar that allows guests **to** take some **candy** home with them in the form of a party favor, our general rule of thumb is **to** account for approximately eight ounces of **candy** per guest. That is roughly the equivalent weight of four full-size **candy** bars.

**candy buffet**services ask customers how many guests their event will have and then determine how many candies and other elements will be needed. Most pros base package

**pricing**on the number of guests too. Industry experts peg the average

**cost**per guest at $4–$7.

One may also ask, how many jars are needed for a candy buffet?

Here's a guide that The Budget Savvy Bride has shared for determining **how many jars** of **candy** to serve, depending on the size of your guest list: 1-50 guests: 5 **jars** of **candy**. 50-100 guests: 10 **jars** of **candy**. 100-150 guests: 15 **jars** of **candy**.

A good rule of thumb is to estimate at four ounces of candy per wedding guest. If you were to have 200 guests, then you would need **50 pounds** of candy. The formula for this is total amount of guests X (four)= total.