National Ice Cream Day has always been on the third Sunday of July, ever since Ronald Reagan signed for it. This year, it falls on Sunday, July 18, and we've got you covered with a list of discounts, freebies, and other sweet deals for sweet treats. As always, check with local store's website or social media accounts to make sure they are participating in the National Ice Cream Day deals.
Happy ice cream eating!
Celebrate National Ice Cream day with Baskin Robbins, who will be offering a free ice cream-scented Kinetic Sand in chocolate mint or strawberry banana scents with a purchase of $10 or more. Plus, from July 18th to July 24th, get $5 off delivery orders of $20 or more from Uber Eats, DoorDash and Postmates.
Blue Bunny plans to open $1,000 tabs from Sunday through July 25 at a number of ice cream parlors that enter in "The Heart of Fun" contest. The schedule and location will be posted at BlueBunny.com on Sunday, but it's first come first serve, so the early bird gets the scoop!
Minidip & Jeni's Ice???? Cream
On July 18th, Minnidip and Jeni'sare giving away five of the products from their new inflatable pool and float collection, along with a collection of all of Jeni's summer ice cream truck flavors. Enter by visiting the @minnidip and @jenisicescreams Instagram accounts on July 18, like both of the giveaway posts, and then tag five friends in a comment. You'll receive an extra entry if you share the post on Instagram!
Bubbies Ice Cream
Get a buy one, get one free deal on the Mochi Ice Cream using the Ibotta app at Whole Foods Market! Plus, shopper receive $2 cash back through Ibotta until August 6th.
Get a free vanilla soft serve cup or cone with any $1 purchase! That's a cheap sweet treat if I've ever seen one. Look for deals on the app and at Bk.com/offers.
If you buy a new limited-time Churro-flavored product on Sunday, you'll get a "special offer card" with a surprise offer that can be redeemed through Aug 30. The surprise offer can include BOGO deals, freebies and discounts. For the real ice cream fanatics out there, enter for a chance to win free ice cream for a year at Carvel.com/icecreamday. Carvel also has a printable coupon to use on ice cream cakes sold in grocery stores.
For a limited time, get the brand's new Ultimate Scoop Crème Brulee Crunch for $3.99, which is $1.50 off the regular price.
Even Door Dash is here for National Ice Cream Day! Just order from The Ice Cream Shop on DoorDash on Sunday to receive a free pint of ice cream on orders more than $20. To qualify, add any pint of ice cream to your grocery or convenience store order more than $20 and use promo code ICECREAM at checkout.
Friendly's is gifting free Fribble for members of its Sweet Rewards program Sunday through July 31. Customers that join the loyalty program will also get a free medium sundae for downloading the mobile app or registering online at FriendlysRestaurants.com.
Through July 31, the creamery's products will be on sale at Albertsons Companies stores. Offers vary by location.
Marble Slab Creamery
Marble Slab Creamery is giving BOGO regular ice cream for National ice Cream Day to Slab Happy Rewards Members. It's also offering a coupon of $5 off for ice cream kits through July 31st, jus use the code ICECREAMS.
Starting this Sunday and lasting through July 24th, Meijer is offering half off one pint of Purple Cow ice cream to its mPerks rewards program. To get in on the ice cream action, download the mPerks app.
Bruster's Real Ice Cream knows how it's done- rather than celebrating just one day, they're giving away free ice cream for a year to a lucky winner. To enter, share a pic or video with your favorite Bruster's treat through July 31. Bruster's will announce the winner in August!
Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery is giving My Cold Stone Club Rewards members $3 off any purchase of $10 or more when buying ice cream online! This lasts until July 22nd, and you just have join and log into your account at coldstonecreamery.com.
Participating Dairy Queens are offering $1 off any size Dipped Cone using the chain's mobile app, except for kid cones. Only one deal per customer.
Pizza chain Your Pie is offering a free scoop of their Italian gelato to customers who download the Your Pie Rewards app before July 18. You don't even need to buy anything!
Whole Foods Market
Through July 20, get 35% off all ice cream and frozen treats, plus Prime Members save an extra 10%.
From July 18th through July 31st, get a $1 off coupon on the brand on the company's website.
Snicker's Ice Cream
Snicker's is offering a whole summery experience along with the chance at ice cream items. Until July 18th, ice cream lovers can enter to win a "Vacci-cation & Chill" kit worth $350. The kit includes a free pool float, wireless speaker, cooler, beach towel, and Snickers ice cream. Enter by submitting your name in the entry form at chillwithsnickers.com.
Breyers is offering "Cookie Coverage" on its Cookies & Cream ice cream at CookieCoverage.com. This includes a $2 coupon for half off a tub along with "an official insurance certificate that provides protection on their tub's cookies & cream goodness." The brand says if you're "not completely satisfied with the cookie to cream ratio in Breyers updated recipe, the next tub's on us." Sounds like a deal to me.
For national Ice Cream Day, Gopugg is selling two Ben & Jerry's and Talenti pints for $8 with delivery service. Other deals include 25% off a six-pack of Good Humor multipacks or 10% off Tipsy Scoop for a boozy ice cream experience.
The app is offering a number of National Ice Cream Day deals from brands like Yasso, Blue Bunny and Halo Top. Plus, it's almost back to school time, so they're offering free school supplies as well.
With any purchase in-store or online with code ICECREAMDAY, receive a free scoop of ice cream.
ReThink Ice Cream
The beloved ice cream brand sold throughout California, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon, is offering a deal for buy six and get two free. Participating stores include Nugget, Lucky, Bristol Farms, Lazy Acres Markets and Raley's.
Booking.com is jumping on the ice cream train with a unique offer. The site is offering a summery staycation on July 17 and 18, thanks to a two-night stay in an ice cream truck parked in New York City's Union Square Park. This includes a tour of some of Manhattan's ice cream shops, tickets to the Museum of Ice Cream, a milkshake station, an AYCE bar for toppings, and a fridge full of different flavors at the truck. To win this, just be the first to book it when it goes live at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, July 16!
Until Friday, July 16, you have the chance to score a free pint from Edy's Rocky Road Collection by following the Edy's or Dreyer's Instagram accounts. Take the quiz to find your Rocky Road Collection "match," comment with flavor's name and what makes you excited to try the it. In your comment, to tag Edy's or Dreyer's along with using the hashtag #NationalIceCreamDay2021. Edy's will direct message you with information on how to get your free ice cream while supplies last, once you post the comment.
Members of Yogurtland's Real Rewards program receive three times the points on Sunday for purchases.
This article was originally published on July 12, 2018.