Freak LunchBox, Halifax

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Freak Lunchbox was founded in 2001 in historic downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Freak is a family owned business inspired by circus sideshows, roadside attractions and of course candy! For over a decade, we have been embraced and loved by both locals and visitors alike.

Freak Lunchbox has been featured in local and national media, and has garnered a celebrity clientele including such A-listers as Tom Selleck, Lucy Liu, Gabriel Byrne, Candice Bergan, Julianne Moore, Pierce Brosnan, John Stamos, Ethan Hawke and Sandra Oh.

Repeat customer, actor Rob Lowe was overheard yelling "This Store is The Bomb!!!!" and we recently had a visit from the original Willy Wonka himself, Mr. Gene Wilder!

Freak Lunchbox searches the world to find the weirdest, newest and hippest candy and pop culture items on the market. We also whip up custom, thick, amazing milkshakes on our old-school mixers!

We have a passion for classic hand-painted signage and create all of our own with a team of artists in the Freak Lunchbox studio in Halifax. Freak Lunchbox is a labour of sweet, sweet love and we hope you can feel it when you visit.

Visit us at one of our SIX (almost 7) locations:

1729 Barrington St. Halifax, NS

1595 Bedford Highway- Sunnyside Mall- Bedford, NS

18 King St. Saint John, NB

282 Water St. St. John's, NL

614A 17th Ave SW, Calgary AB

3680 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal QC

99 Grafton St. Charlottetown, PEI (coming soon!)
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  • This is the place to go to get that hard to find candy you grew up with as a child. Looks candy is by weight, so be careful filling up you bag, it can be pricey.  more »
  • Graffiti-inspired street art is the people's art; bigger than life and made for the sole purpose of bringing awareness (and pleasure) to us all. It is probably fitting that this Public Art should be....  more »
  • A SHOUT-OUT to The Freak Lunchbox๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงกโ™ฅ๏ธ Today at The Pride Day Parade I was having heat stroke when my daughter brought me to The Freak Lunchbox. The two young gentleman immediately came to my aid while the young woman helped the customers, giving the two men a chance to not only help me but help the other persons in the shope who had heat stroke. You guys where AWESOME. Thank you for your kindness๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงกโค๏ธ THANK YOU SO MUCH YOU THREE ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงกโค๏ธ THEY DESERVE A RAISE ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงกโค๏ธ
  • It's an awesome place for candy and even some other fun party stuff. I wish I had found this place when I was a kid. It's a very cheerful little spot with bright colours on the walls. It makes an awesome atmosphere. And yes if you're looking for a certain type of candy I'm sure you'll find it here. The pricing isn't too bad either. Stop in here and the rest of your day will be the best day of your whole life
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