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National Ice Cream Day 2021: How and Where to Snag Free Scoops

by Clayton Edwards
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Few things are better on a hot day than ice cream. It doesn’t matter if it’s in a bowl, a cone, or in the middle of a sundae. ice cream is the perfect summer treat. With so many flavors out there, there is a cold sweet treat for just about everybody. If you’re looking for an excuse to pick up something cold and sweet today, we’ve got you covered. Today is National Ice Cream Day. Yes, it’s a legitimate national holiday. You can celebrate the holiday by hitting up several places for a free holiday scoop.

Ronald Reagan officially made July National Ice Cream Month in 1984, according to CNN. That proclamation also stated that the third Sunday of the month was National Ice Cream Day.

Some great deals are going on throughout the month. However, a couple of America’s favorite ice cream spots are going all-in for National Ice Cream Day.

You can head over to your local Brusters and get a free baby cone for kids under 40 inches tall. If you bring your pooch, Brusters offers free ice cream treats for Fido. However, both of those deals are everyday things. Today is just a good day to swing by.

If you sign up for the offer, Burger King is offering a free cup or cone of their vanilla soft serve with any $1 purchase. That’s a pretty sweet deal.

Cold Stone Creamery has a secret deal in the works. Last week, they announced that they would post their National Ice Cream promotion on their social media. As of right now, they haven’t done so. However, it’s worth checking out. As far as ice cream chains go, it doesn’t get much better than Cold Stone.

Insomnia Cookies is offering a free scoop with any in-store purchase. At the same time, if you order for local delivery, you can use the promo code ICECREAMDAY to get the deal.

Monkey Joe’s is offering free cones for kids in celebration of National Ice Cream Day.

It isn’t exactly ice cream but if you join 7-Eleven’s loyalty program you can get a free Slurpee any day this month.

More Sweet Deals for National Ice Cream Day

Not everyone is giving away free scoops. However, they are offering some sweet deals for National Ice Cream Day.

For instance, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams partnered with Minnidip to create ice cream-themed pool floats. You can get 18% off one of those today.

You can get 35% off any ice cream purchase at Whole Foods until Tuesday.

Use the promo code ICECREAM on your DoorDash order of $20 or more today and you might get one of one million free pints of ice cream.

Visit your local Carvel for National Ice Cream Day, order one of their new churro products and you’ll get a reward on your next visit.

Baskin-Robbins is offering free ice cream-scented kinetic sand with any purchase of $10 or more in celebration of National Ice Cream Day. You can get either strawberry banana or chocolate mint-scented sand. If you order for local delivery you will get $5 off any order of $20 or more until the 24th.

Don’t forget to check with your local mom-and-pop ice cream shop. They might have something special going on for National Ice Cream Day.