Updated March 16, 2020:
According to a press release by Dairy Queen, the fan-favorite event will be postponed to a later date due to growing concerns with COVID-19. The event date will be announced at a later date.
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Is there a better way to celebrate the beginning of spring than a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen? We can't think of anything. Plus, you have the opportunity to help out a great cause at the same time. Who's excited for Dairy Queen Free Cone Day?
Dairy Queen Free Cone Day is Here!
For the sixth year in a row, on March 19, participating non-mall Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations will offer DQ fans a free small vanilla soft serve cone with the signature curl on top. They will also be collecting donations from customers for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
A North American non-profit organization, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is an organization that raises funds for children's hospitals, medical research, and community awareness of children's health issues. Currently, the organization raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the United States and Canada. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through Miracle Balloon icon campaigns.
While the ice cream is free, we highly suggest you donate a dollar or two to Children's Miracle Network to help a child in need.
One Per Customer, Please
According to the press release:
As much as we'd like to give away a bunch of free cones to everybody forever, we have to draw the line somewhere. So, we're limiting the free giveaway to one cone per customer. And needless to say (but we'll say it anyway), while supplies last.
Savor the treat, because only one free small vanilla cone is allowed per customer. While at Dairy Queen why not try their new Cotton Candy Dipped Cone? The ice cream treat is served with vanilla soft serve coated in a Cotton Candy coating. It tastes just like the carnival.