National Ice Cream Day

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Sunday, July 15, 2018 Various times
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Free mostly; check in advance
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Sunday, July 15, is National Ice Cream Day! Check in advance with your local retailer, but it looks like almost every ice cream-equipped outlet will be participating in some way or another, from chains to mom 'n pop joints. 

National Ice Cream Day deals that customers might find on July 15, 2018 include:

  • Cold Stone Creamery — Customers can get a “Buy One Get One Free Creation” coupon when they sign up for the company’s rewards app this Sunday. Current customers with accounts may also get a coupon for the deal.
  • Baskin-Robbins — Special deals for customers using its app, including 99-cent sundaes and a buy-one-get-one-free deal on ice cream cones.
  • Dairy Queen — Stop by your local store for a free small Blizzard (but only after downloading the app and signing up for an account).
  • Carvel – Buy one cone or cup of soft serve, get one free (available at participating stores).
  • MaggieMoo's/Marble Slab – Participating locations are celebrating National Ice Cream day with a buy-one-get-one-free promotion. Customers can get a free kid's cup or cone with the purchase of a regular or best value cup or cone from July 15 through July 19.
  • 16 Handles – Get the first three ounces of fro-yo free when you download the app. Available from open to 5pm on Sunday.
  • Dippin’ Dots — Select stores around the country are offering a free mini cup of Dippin’ Dots to celebrate National Ice Cream Day this year.
  • Whole Foods — Pick up two pints of Ben & Jerry’s or Talenti ice cream for $6 (plus an additional 10% off if you're an Amazon Prime member) from July 13, through July 15.
  • Local Shops — Check out local small stores for special deals that may be on offer.

Psst. PetSmart is handing out safe-to-eat icy treats for pups at select locations as well, in case your canine has a sweet tooth!


various NJ locations 40° 42' 46.0224" N, 74° 0' 21.3876" W
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