It began in 1984 when President Ronald Reagan declared the third Sunday of July National Ice Cream Day and since then businesses have celebrated the day with deals on the tasty treat.
This Sunday, the tradition continues. National chains are offering deals and freebies on ice cream treats.
Below are a few places that have deals on the cold, creamy treat.
(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.)
Baskin-Robbins: Spend at least $10 or more Sunday, and you can get free ice cream-scented Kinetic Sand in chocolate mint or strawberry banana scents.
Breyers: Breyers is offering a 50% coupon for a tub of Cookies & Cream ice cream at CookieCoverage.com. According to the company, “Not 100% satisfied with our cookie to cream ratio? You can “file a cookie claim” and your next tub of Breyers is on us.”
Carvel: Purchase a limited-time Churro-flavored product Sunday and get a “special offer card” with an offer redeemable through Aug. 30. You can also enter for a chance to win free ice cream for a year at Carvel.com/icecreamday.
Dairy Queen: Get $1 off any size Dipped Cone with the chain’s mobile app. The offer excludes kid cones. One deal per customer.
DoorDash: Get a free pint of ice cream when you order from The Ice Cream Shop on DoorDash Sunday. Order must be for more than $20. Use the promo code ICECREAM at checkout.
Friendly’s: If you are a member of the Sweet Rewards program you can get a free Fribble from Sunday through July 31. If you join the loyalty program will also get a free medium sundae when you use the app or register at FriendlysRestaurants.com.
Insomnia Cookies: Get a free scoop of ice cream with any purchase in-store or online for delivery with the code ICECREAMDAY.
Lidl: Enter to win a year’s worth of free ice cream. Three customers will be chosen.
Marble Slab Creamery: Slab Happy Rewards members get a buy-one-get-one regular ice cream on Ice Cream Day.
Meijer: The mPerks rewards program is offering 50% off on pint of Purple Cow ice cream. The deal runs from Sunday and through July 24. Download the mPerks app for the deal.
Monkey Joe’s: On Sunday, the chain of children’s play spaces is giving out free ice cream cones. One cone for each paid admission, while supplies last.
Whole Foods Market: Through Tuesday, get 35% off all ice cream and frozen treats. If you are a plus Prime Member you can save an extra 10%.
Yogurtland: Get three times the points on Sunday if you are a members of the chain’s Real Rewards program.
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