Publish date:

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store is also highway entertainment

The "Big Yellow Barn" is known for its giant selection of candy.

A trip up or down Hwy. 169 for a stop at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store will get you more than a fix for your sweet tooth, it'll also get you a good laugh. 

Actually, you don't have to stop because you can get the laugh driving by the store's big yellow sign on the west side of the highway. 


Uptown Theater, where the marquee is better than the movies

Sign up for our daily newsletters

For example, their sign from earlier this week about President Donald Trump stopping global warming (clearly a play on Minnesota's extended winter snow and cold) has already shared more than 5,000 times. 

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

They've also recently posted signed about National Pi Day, candy tariffs, snow days, Vikings games, Bitcoin and fake news. 

You can see more of their signs on their Facebook page

The store, originally known as "Jim's Apple Farm," is closed for the winter but reopens Frida, May 11. 

It's located in Jordan, about 25 miles south of Interstate 494. 

Next Up

Jose Berrios

Berríos leads Blue Jays in first start against Twins

Berríos got the win on Sunday but could the Twins win the deal down the road?


Crash in southern Minnesota kills motorcyclist

The crash happened Saturday at Highway 42 and County Road 14 in Highland Township.

Oli Udoh

Vikings-Cardinals: 5 things you can count on happening

The Vikings need a win in the desert but will they get one on Sunday?

Kyler Murray

How can the Vikings stop Kyler Murray?

The Cardinals quarterback accounted for five touchdowns against the Titans.

Red's Pizza in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

'Landmark' Wisconsin pizza joint to close amid worker shortage

The restaurant has been a local favorite since 1957.

Ky Thomas

Potts, Gopher defense dominate Buffaloes

Trey Potts ran for three touchdowns in a 30-0 victory in Boulder.

police tape, crime scene

Suspect dies by suicide after 11 hour standoff in Wisconsin motel

The standoff occurred at a motel in Balsam Lake.

U.S. district court minnesota - federal court

Four sentenced for home invasion on northern Minnesota reservation

The incident took place in October 2019 on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.

Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 10.42.39 AM

4-year-old girl killed by falling branch in Mankato is identified

She is from South Dakota, and was attending the Mahkato Annual Traditional Powwow.


Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store to reopen as an essential business

It's home to numerous suppliers who sell agricultural products, not just candy.

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store fires worker over offensive messages

The store initially posted to Facebook Friday saying it was hacked.

Wonka-style candy experience coming to the MOA for a limited time

The 17,000-square-foot interactive, edible museum will open in March.

Pearson's Candy is Minnesota-owned once again

The beloved candy maker has been sold to a Twin Cities firm.

Donate your extra Halloween candy to local veterans

Do something sweet with that mountain of sugar.

Screen Shot 2019-08-11 at 1.40.57 PM

Vehicle crashes into Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

The popular store outside Jordan was left picking up the pieces.