National Ice Cream Day is on Sunday (July 21) and what better way to celebrate than with some free ice cream? Thanks to Offers.com, we've got the low down all the spots you can hit up for a free cone. While not every popular ice cream place will have freebies, a bunch of them have sweet deals and discounts you can take advantage of. Here's the full list:
Baskin-Robbins: Get two pre-packed quarts of ice cream for $7.99 total all day long on July 21. This includes the Stranger Things-inspired U.S.S. Butterscotch flavor. Plus, use code FREESCOOP when making a delivery order via Doordash to get a free scoop of ice cream with your purchase of $10 or more.
Bruster’s: Any day (not just National Ice Cream Day), kids under 40 inches tall get a free baby cone. Plus, Rewards members get double points on July 21.
Carvel: Buy one soft serve cone or cup, get one free on July 21.
Cream: Buy any scoop of ice cream, get a second scoop free on July 21 and 22.
Creamistry: This chain serves liquid nitrogen ice cream and is offering loyalty members one free Ruby Cacao ice cream with any purchase of greater or equal value on National Ice Cream Day.
Culver’s: Get a free scoop of custard with purchase of a value basket at participating locations with this coupon.
Dippin’ Dots: Participating locations will give away free mini cups during a two-hour window. Check with your local store to find out when.
Instacart: Through July 28, order $15 worth of select Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Talenti, Haagen-Dazs, Edy’s, Dreyer’s and Outshine from Instacart, and get $5 off your order or unlock free delivery.
Johnny Rocket’s: Get a free milkshake with purchase of an entree on July 21.
Krispy Kreme: Krispy Kreme is celebrating its birthday until July 21, with a special Birthday Batter Donut. It’s filled with birthday cake batter, dipped in strawberry icing and topped with party sprinkles. Find it at participating locations.
LongHorn Steakhouse: For a limited time, enjoy Steak & Bourbon ice cream for $3.99 at participating locations. This sweet and savory dish features bits of steak and bourbon caramel.
MaggieMoo’s: Get a free small cone or cup all month long when you purchase a Majestic Shake during Happy Hour (2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays).
Marble Slab: Purchase a Majestic Shake during Happy Hour (2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays) all month long, and get a free small cup or cone.
Monkey Joe’s: Each child will receive one free ice cream cup per paid admission while supplies last. Not to be combined with other offers.
Petsmart: Bring your dog in July 20 or 21 and receive a free doggie ice cream topped with dog biscuits at PetSmart Petshotel locations. No booking required.
Sonic: Enjoy Sonic Nights on July 21 and all summer long. This promo gets you half-price shakes and ice cream cookie sandwiches for $1.49 each every night after 8 p.m.
Wendy’s: Buy the Frosty Key Tag for $2. It entitles you to a free Jr. Frosty with every purchase at participating locations until Dec. 31.
Whole Foods: Through July 30, get 35% off ice cream and frozen novelties. This offer is exclusively for Amazon Prime members in select zip codes.
Yogurtland: On July 21, buy one ice cream, get one free from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.
Offers.com also polled more than 1,000 people with some help from Google Surveys to find out which ice cream flavors and Americans enjoy most. Here are the findings:
- Chocolate – 24%
- Vanilla – 19%
- Cookie dough – 16%
- Mint-chocolate – 15%
- Strawberry – 11%
- Pistachio – 9%
- Other – 6%