Traditions

 

Welcome to the on-line home of The Parrot Confectionery. If you’re looking for a delicious gift for someone special, or perhaps a little nostalgic treat for yourself, or even if you’re just looking to learn a little bit more about the Helena tradition that is The Parrot, you’ve come to the right place. If you can't join us in person here at the store to partake in The Parrot experience, this is the next best place to be. Order candy on-line, read the latest news from the shop and share in the memories of four generations of Parrot visitors. 

 

 

From the 50's to today
"I am 67 and my mother used to tell me she hung out at the Parrot when she was young.  Grew up in Helena and the Parrot was the teen hang-out in the 50's.  On Saturdays you could hardly get in the place! The candy was unbelievable.  What I loved the most were the Mexican Lime Drin....."  More Details....


A Custom from New Orleans
"My parents began sending Parrot candy at Christmas to me and my siblings.  My family was living in New Orleans and my siblings elsewhere in the country.  This was in the 1960's.  As our children married we started sending Christmas candy to them.  When my mom was no longer able t....."  More Details....