Celebrate National Ice Cream Day With Freebies and Deals From Baskin-Robbins, Carvel, Cold Stone and More!By Anna Wayne
Posted Jul 17, 2019
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream, especially FREE ICE CREAM! Thanks to President Ronald Reagan's proclamation in 1984, Sunday, July 21st is officially National Ice Cream Day, and many of your fave cold treat brands and retailers are celebrating with sweet deals and cool freebies.
Here are some fun facts about the world's favorite frozen treat you may not know:
- Vanilla is America's most popular ice cream flavor, followed by chocolate. But chocolate ice cream was invented before vanilla!
- The average American consumes 48 pints of ice cream every year! Whoa.
- California produces the most ice cream in America.
- The waffle cone was invented by accident when an ice cream vendor ran out of cones at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. He turned to a nearby waffle vendor for help, and the waffle cone was officially born!
Now, on to the freebies!
Photo Courtesy of Baskin-Robbins
Baskin-Robbins. Prepare for two rounds of ice cream deals at Baskin-Robbins on National Ice Cream Day, July 21st and on July 31st for their 31-year anniversary celebration! Enjoy BR's ice cream at $1.70 a scoop on National Ice Cream Day. Then, on July 31st, enjoy two pre-packed quarts for $7.99 all day long! Baskin-Robbins is also offering free delivery on DoorDash for Baskin-Robbins orders over $10. BONUS: Save $3 Off Your Next Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Cake or Cookie Cake!
Photo Courtesy of Carvel
Carvel. Visit any Carvel nationwide on National Ice Cream Day to take advantage of their BOGO free cup or cone soft ice cream cup or cone deal! Offer valid on any of Carvel's traditional soft ice cream flavors, including vanilla, chocolate, twist and Snickers (available for a limited time). The offer will be going from open to close, so be sure to stop by for their sweet deal!
Cold Stone Creamery. Members of Cold Stone's email club will receive a buy-one-get-one-free coupon for National Ice Cream Day. Sign up for their email club here, participants must be signed up by July 20th to receive the deal. Cold Stone will also be celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a special gift card promotion, purchase $30 in gift cards online and receive a bonus $10 e-Card. To purchase gift cards click here.
Nutella Cafe. Ice-cream and Nutella lovers in New York and Chicago can score a free Frozen Nutella Pop if they are among the first 50 customers at their local Nutella Cafe location. After the first 50 customers, everyone will receive a complimentary scoop of gelato.
Photo Courtesy of Cumberland Farms
Cumberland Farms. Text the word "SCOOPS" to 64827 to get $1 off any pint of Ultimate Scoops Ice Cream from 8 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. at Cumberland Farms on National Ice Cream Day. Ultimate scoops flavors range from Doughlicious Cookie Dough to Peanut Butter Persuasion, as well as the brand’s latest addition in celebration of its 80th anniversary, Birthday Blast, a combination of cake batter-flavored ice cream, swirls of frosting, rainbow sprinkles, and chunks of yellow cake. Offer valid through 7/28.
Dippin’ Dots. Dip into some FREE Dippin' Dots on July 21st! Dippin' Dots is giving away free mini cups of Dippin' Dots for 2 hours. This offer is only available at participating locations. Check your local store to see when the giveaway will be!
Photo Courtesy of Graeter's Ice Cream
Graeter’s Ice Cream. Celebrate Graeter's 149th birthday with a single dip sugar cone for $1.49 at participating locations on National Ice Cream Day.
Photo Courtesy of Marble Slab Creamery/MaggieMoo's
Marble Slab Creamery/MaggieMoo’s. Visit Marble Slab Creamery/MaggieMoo's the whole month of July for a FREE small cup or cone with unlimited mix-ins when you purchase any Majestic Shake, valid Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. This special is available July 1-31, 2019 at participating locations in the U.S. Limit one per customer.
Godiva. Chocolate-lovers and ice cream-lovers will want to head over to Godiva on July 21st for a buy one soft-serve cup, cone or parfait and get 50% off the second. Only at participating locations.
Instacart. Grocery shopping has never been sweeter! Buy $15 worth of select Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, and/or Talenti products to get $5 off your order or free delivery from July 1st-August 4th. You can also pick up $15 worth of select combos of Häagen-Dazs, Edy's, Deyer's, or Outshine to get $5 off your order from Instacart or free delivery July 1st-July 28th.
PetSmart. Let your best furry friend enjoy the ice cream deals, too! Visit PetSmart on July 20th or 21st and get free ice cream for your pup! Your dog will enjoy a dog-friendly ice cream with a dog biscuit on top.
The Charmery. Baltimore's quirky, family-owned ice cream shop is celebrating National Ice Cream Day with free sprinkles all day long!
Yogurtland. Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at Yogurtland from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. and get a buy-one-get-one-free deal at all U.S. locations.
Photo Courtesy of CREAM
CREAM. For twice the fun and twice the treats stop by CREAM for their two-day celebration at all locations. Visit CREAM on Sunday, July 21st and Monday, July 22nd for a free scoop of ice cream with the purchase of any scoop in a cake cone or cup. Choose between CREAM’s wide variety of delicious ice cream flavors, like Mocha Almond Fudge, Cin-Ful Churro, Pink Peach Bellini, Butterscotch Brew, and new Soy Strawberry.
Photo Courtesy of Bruster's Real Ice Cream
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