Citronella is a natural mosquito repellant, which is why you all usually find citronella candles surrounding your friends at any outdoor event. No one wants mosquitos to crash the party. Instead of getting one large citronella candle, consider getting multiple citronel Votive and scattering them around the area, so you recovered from all angles. They burn for up to 10 hours, so you should be covered for the duration of an evening event. Our Citronella Votive Candles are made from the highest quality wax and citronella oil.