National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21, 2019, and you can find deals and freebies all over the city! Click on the link for details. We won’t tell if you enjoy more than one of these offers (or 3!) on Sunday – just watch out for brain freeze!
National Ice Cream Day Deals
Velvet Ice Cream Factory in Utica: Every Friday in July, from 3:00PM-6:00PM celebrate Velvet’s 105th Anniversary with $1.05 single dip scoops (available in sugar cone, cake cone and dish)! Velvet celebrates National Ice Cream month all July with samples fresh off the line- not yet frozen– during our free factory tours! Tours are offered Monday-Friday, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
El Vaquero: Free Fried Ice Cream a ($4.19 value) with the purchase of an adult entrée on July 21
Graeter’s: Enjoy $1.49 single dip cones at Graeter’s locations all over Columbus, in honor of their 149th birthday.
Dippin’ Dots: Participating locations will be giving away a FREE mini cup of Dippin’ Dots during a two hour window on July 21- so check with your local store to see when the giveaway will be!
Baskin-Robbins: purchase two pre-packed quarts of any ice cream for $7.99, including the new USS Butterscotch. Ten days later, on Wednesday July 31, fans can Celebrate 31 and restock with $1.70 Scoops** and two pre-packed quarts for $7.99. See details here.
For the dogs…
- PetSmart: PetSmart stores that offer boarding (PetsHotel) are offering FREE doggie ice cream at PetSmart’s PetsHotel locations on July 20-21! No booking required, just swing on by and let your pup enjoy the treat he/she deserves on National Ice Cream day. There are PetsHotels at the Dublin Sawmill location and at Easton.
Want more ice cream deals on other days?
Get a single scoop for $1.50 for Baskin-Robbins Celebrate 31 promotion on the 31st of each month that has 31 days – January, March, May, July, August, October and December.
Get free Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream on your birthday!
SONIC offers half-price shakes and ice cream slushes after 8 p.m.
Steak N’ Shake: Get half price shakes and drinks during Happy Hour from 2 pm to 5 pm on weekdays.
Cold Stone Creamery: Join the Cold Stone Rewards Club and get a buy one, get one free Cold Stone Creation dessert added to your account. You will also receive a BOGO free Creation dessert on your birthday. Receive $5 off purchases with every 50 accumulated points.
We are still verifying deals from the shops below – the following are from 2018. Let me know if you are aware of any others!
- Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Scoop Shops: Jeni’s Street Treats truck is giving away free scoops for National Ice Cream Day from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on 7/15 at Kingsdale Market District and on 7/22 at Grandview Market District! And don’t forget, you can enjoy FREE Jeni’s Ice Cream on your birthday!
- Whit’s Frozen Custard, Hilliard, Ohio: Buy one scoop of Black Raspberry Chip, Mint cookies and Creme, Chocolate or vanilla in a cup or cake cone and get the second for FREE! Just mention this ad, all day Sunday, July 15th, 2018, only at Whits In Hilliard.
- Dell’s Homemade Ice Creams: Dell’s in Powell is celebrating by offering 50 cents off orders from 11am-5pm.
- Diamond’s Ice Cream: Check out this fun shop in Hilliard offering dozens of flavors of homemade ice cream and homemade popsicles. Stop by on Sunday, July 15 for these specials: Buy 2 gourmet popsicles and get the 3rd popsicle or scoop free, or buy 2 medium ice creams and get the 3rd scoop or a popsicle for free! Plus free face painting from 5-8 pm. (3870 Main St, Hilliard)
- Whole Foods: Whole Foods is having a three-day sale from July 13-15th. Get any Ben & Jerry’s and Talenti dairy and non-dairy ice cream pints for $6 (try the Talenti Sea Salt Caramel)! Amazon Prime Members receive an extra 10% off! Head to the Dublin, Upper Arlington, or Easton location to fill your freezer with the good stuff!