Pumpkin season is upon us. Trader Joe's has officially trotted out all its pumpkin-flavored wares, the PSL has been available at Starbucks for weeks, and you can't scroll through your Instagram feed without encountering fall imagery. We get it—summer is over. Don't fight it; lean into it. To celebrate everyone's favorite squash, we rounded up our favorite pumpkin candles, aka the perfect accoutrement to those cashmere sweaters and lit fireplaces. Shop our picks below.
1. P.F. Candle Co. No. 01: Spiced Pumpkin
The brand has three sizes of pumpkin spice candles, but we're partial to the largest, in the spirit of really leaning into the season. The natural soy candle is hand-poured into apothecary-inspired jars, and the rich, buttery, pumpkin pie scent a blend of phthalate-free fragrance oils.
2. Nest Pumpkin Chai Scented Candle
This candle achieves an autumnal yum level previously only granted to Gwyneth Paltrow's arugula salad with maple syrup.
3. Capri Blue Mini Scented Jar Candle
The vintage-inspired jar houses a spicy pumpkin candle with additional notes of orange zest, ginger, brown sugar, and vanilla.
4. Williams Sonoma Pumpkin Spice Candle
Crisp fall evenings wouldn't be complete without this candle softly burning in the background, filling our home with the smell of freshly baked pumpkin pie. Bonus: It's eco-friendly and made with biodegradable ingredients.
5. Gibson & Dehn Pumpkin Brûlée Candle
If you're ready to hunker down and spend the larger part of the weekend inside and under a blanket (who isn't, honestly?), then you'll be happy to know this decadent-smelling candle burns for 50 to 60 hours. Get ready to have your home smell like a delicious fall dessert.
6. Chesapeake Bay Candle Heritage Scented Candle Pumpkin Latte
Get your PSL fix sans sugar with this nutty, aromatic candle (that also happens to be an Amazon best seller). It smells sweet but not cloying and contains all the classic scents that define the season: pumpkin (obviously), vanilla, pecans, vanilla, and maple.
7. Magnolia Fall Candle
Enjoy both the smell and sounds of fall when you light up this candle. The soy-wax blend releases a cozy, spicy pumpkin scent, and the wood wick makes a subtle crackling sound as the candle burns.
8. Charleston SC Inspired Candles Palmetto Pumpkin Candle
This hand-poured, small-batch candle is infused with nutmeg and cinnamon leaf natural essential oils (i.e., the pumpkin pie scent doesn't smell artificial). Plus, the simplicity of the jar and label make it an unobtrusive presence among your existing home décor.
9. Mrs. Meyers Pumpkin Scented Soy Candle
Did you know that your favorite natural soap brand also made candles? Us either, and they are delightful. Pick up this seasonal pumpkin one. (Related: It also has pumpkin-scented hand and dish soaps, should you really want to go all-in.)
10. Homesick Pumpkin Patch Candle
There's no place like home, and if you're feeling particularly homesick for fall and pumpkin patches, this candle will transport you right back to where you came from. Reminiscent of corn mazes, hay rides, and chilly nights, cozy up with this candle that will give you all the pumpkin patch feels.
11. DW Home Spiced Pumpkin Candle
Smelling like a delicious pumpkin pie, let the notes of sweet brown sugar, vanilla nutmeg, and crushed cinnamon fill your home. At an affordable price of $12, you can go ahead and put one in every room.
12. Sweet Water Décor Pumpkin Spice Soy Candle
Infused with natural essential oils, this soy candle will be a staple in your fall candle collection, for the sweet smelling scent of pumpkin and the base notes of smoke embers and vanilla. Light this candle and enjoy all the relaxation benefits it brings.
13. Lafco Pumpkin Pomander Candle
This candle from Lafco merges spicy blends of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cardamom. Hand poured into a beautiful re-usable glass vessel, you'll be able to re-purpose the jar for decoration long after it's been used up.
14. Trapp Fireside Pumpkin Candle
New England pumpkin and smoking white birch logs merge together to create this candle that is as equally fireplace as it is pumpkin. Let the warm scent of fall envelop your home, you'll love the way this candle smells during the autumn season.
15. Wood Wick Pumpkin Butter Large Jar Candle
If filling your home with the scent of freshly baked pumpkin pie isn't enough, the wooden wick of this candle naturally emulates the sound of a crackling fire. Seeing as this offering is 22 ounces, the 175 hours of burn time should last you the entire fall season long.
16. Yankee Candle Spiced Pumpkin
This candle smells like your favorite pumpkin latte, and with the rich scents of clove and nutmeg, you'll be craving pumpkin pie all day long. Place it in your favorite room of the house and cozy up with your favorite Netflix show or book.
17. That Charming Shop Pumpkin Spiced Latte Candle
The most charming pumpkin candle you'll come across, the chic votive and silver accents make it look as elegant as can be. Made from pure soy wax, this candle is ideal for any pumpkin spice lover.
18. BaitxMade Pumpkin Pie Candle
This handmade all-natural soy wax candle gives the aromatic scent of pumpkin pie, with a sweet infusion of whipped cream. We can't think of anything better to have on hand during the fall season.
19. Glade Cozy Autumn Cuddle Candle
Heirloom pumpkin, caramel, and an array of spices make you immediately want to cuddle up and get cozy, hence the name. A great choice to add to your fall candle collection.
20. Lorenzen Candle Company Pumpkin Spice Latte Candle
Made to smell like your favorite fall pumpkin dessert, this candle is perfect to light during all the holidays autumn brings. Natural essential oils such as clove, ginger, and cinnamon bring in all the sweet smelling aromas of pumpkin pie.