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National Ice Cream Day Is Coming! Here Are All the Sweet Deals to Scoop Up

Did you know July 21 is National Ice Cream Day? It’s true. In fact, the entire month of July is dedicated to the dairy-based dessert. And while we don’t particularly need a reason to celebrate ice cream, having a solid excuse never hurt. Plus, free ice cream is the best ice cream.  So where can you snag a sweet deal? From Carvel to Cold-Stone, these shops are serving free (or discounted) scoops this Sunday.


Carvel will continue its annual tradition of offering buy one, get one free cups and cones. All you need to do is swing by any of the chains 400 locations.


While CREAM may be best known for their indulgent ice cream sandwiches, on Sunday the family run establishment will be serving up BOGO scoops. (Yes, that’s right; two scoops for the price of one!)

Cold Stone Creamery

If you sign up for Cold-Stone’s rewards program by July 20, you’ll receive a BOGO deal on National Ice Cream Day.

Cumberland Farms

You can get $1 off any “Ultimate Scoop” flavor this weekend. Simply text “SCOOPS” to 64827 to receive a coupon.

Dippin’ Dots

Dippin’ Dots is celebrating National Ice Cream Day by giving out free mini cups of ice cream at select locations. But you’ll have to hurry: this deal will only be available for two hours!


Godiva is getting in on the BOGO action: everyone’s favorite chocolatier will be serving up buy one, get one 50 percent off soft serves and parfaits.

Halo Top Creamery

Halo Top is partnering with Bumble (yes, the dating app) to give away 5,000 free boxes of Halo Top Pops. All you have to do to score this sweet deal is swipe in Bumble Date, Bumble BFF or Bumble Bizz. If you’re matched with the creamery, you’ll get a coupon.

Johnny Rockets

Want a free milkshake? You’re in luck: Johnny Rockets will be giving away the frothy and frosty beverages this Sunday when you purchase an entrée. You can also stop by and sample select shakes between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. on July 18, 19 and 20.

My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream

My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream is working with UNIQLO to give away free mochi. Simply stop by one of the nine UNIQLO pop-up events.

So Delicious Dairy Free Dessert

To snag a free pint of So Delicious on National Ice Cream Day, head over to Instagram and share a pic of you and your bestie sharing the sweet treat. The first 500 people to tag and follow So Delicious will get a coupon.

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