The Candyman Strings & Things
Making lives better through music since 1969!
The Largest Music Store and Education Center in New Mexico!
Named NAMM's Dealer of the Year, a prestigious award given to the top global music retailer!
The Candyman Strings & Things is a premier full-line music store and community hub located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The store offers a wide range of musical instruments and accessories for everyone from families to professional musicians. Additionally, The Candyman serves as a music education center offering private lessons, group classes, and workshops in a variety of instruments and music styles.
The store's commitment to customer service extends beyond its in-person offerings, with repairs, commercial sound installation, and instrument rental services available for those in need.
At its core, The Candyman is a welcoming and inclusive space that fosters a love and appreciation for music in all its forms. The store's commitment to music education and community-building has made it a beloved institution in Santa Fe and beyond.
Monday - Saturday
10:00am to 6:00pm
Noon to 5:00pm
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Easter, and New Year's Day.
Christmas Eve, Independence Day, Labor Day, and New Year's Eve.
ASK US ABOUT OUR PRO SOUND/LIVE SOUND AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT RENTALS
Mixers, loud speakers, amplification, microphones, and more to handle just about any venue for your gig, wedding, or event.
Trumpets, clarinets, trombones,
saxophones and more!
NEWS AND HAPPENINGS
Learn to Play the World's Friendliest Instrument!
Ukulele Club returns on Saturday, September 23rd!
Click below to learn more, to remit payment for the Beginners & Beyond class, to view cancellation notices, and to sign up to receive Ukulele Club emails!
See what Music Inc. Magazine said about three of our own!
Soldier Songs and Voices
for Veterans and Families!
SSV is a program for veterans and their families providing free instruments and songwriting workshops as a form of post-conflict care.
Retail Store Hours
Monday - Saturday 10:00 to 6:00
Sunday Noon to 5:00
Music Education Center Office
Monday - Friday 10:00 to 5:00