Today is National Ice Cream Day...aka my favorite day of the year! Aside from my birthday because generally this is like free beer day. ANYWAYS...back on track...


In honor of the most special day many major chains are offering some free scoops, BOGO's and other deals in celebration of the day. Also make sure to also check with some of your local favorites to see if they can sweeten your ice cream deal! Enjoy!

Free Ice Cream Deals:

The deal: Buy one get one free soft serve ice cream cones. Any size, any soft serve flavor.

Cold Stone Creamery
The deal: Members of the My Cold Stone Club (free rewards club) can get a free ice cream “creation” with the purchase of one. The deal also applies to Cold Stone’s shakes, smoothies, and its new frappés.

The deal: To celebrate both its 80th birthday (July 18th) and National Ice Cream Day, participating Friendly’s locations will give you a free scoop of ice cream in a cup or a cone, when you buy one for $1.99. 

Dippin’ Dots
The deal: Participating Dippin’ Dots franchise locations (at malls and shopping centers) will be handing out free samplesof its newest flavor, Redberry Sherbet, which is made with Sour Patch Kids.

Sonic Drive-In Dippin’ Dots
The deal: You can get free desserts by creating a My Sonic account. Plus, the fast food joint offers half-price milkshakes after 8 p.m.