The American calendar is full of what is arguably a calendar meant for all of us would-be foodies. While it may be excessive and at times, downright annoying, these "holidays" are what trends off social media. Today for instance, is National Ice Cream Day, and as you might have guessed it, it's an ice cream-lover's wet dream! Check out our definitive list of ice cream places that offer up something for National Ice Cream Day.
BLVK Unicorn. I think you should know by now that we have an ice cream blend of our own: UNINuts. We're offering a 30% off flash sale and is valid 7/15 at 9am to 7/16 at 2pm PST.
How to claim: We're offering up this deal on our website. Simply add the item to your cart and enter promo code: ICECREAMDAY.
Baskin-Robbins. As the nation's largest ice cream chain, Baskin-Robbins would be your best bet for finding a deal on National Ice Cream Day. Be sure to install their mobile app on Sunday, July 15th to claim several offers, including a buy-one-get-one-free cone promotion, a buy-one-get-one-free promotion on 99-cent sundaes, and a $2 off a medium milkshake.
How to claim: We recommend calling your local Baskin-Robbins location to make sure they observe the holiday.
Carvel. Arguably coined as America's greatest soft serve, Carvel will be hosting a buy one cone or soft-serve, get one free promotion in celebration of the holiday.
How to claim: Carvel is located in 23 states and Puerto Rico. The offer varies depends on which location you're at, so call to make sure!
Cold Stone Creamery. This Arizona-based ice cream parlor is offering a buy-one-get-one-free promotion on National Ice Cream Day.
How to claim: Cold Stone operates at over 1,500 locations nationwide.
Dairy Queen. While Dairy Queen isn't following suit with other ice cream parlors in celebration of the holiday, the chain is instead offering a free small Blizzard upon downloading and registering an account to their mobile app.
How to claim: Visit a participating Dairy Queen. Provide proof of download and claim your prize!
Dippin' Dots. We call them frozen balls of fun! On the 15th, expect Dippin' Dots to give away free mini-cups of the stuff at participating locations!
How to claim: Figure out where the participating shops are located. Get ready for some fun!
Salt & Straw. This boutique ice cream parlor may only be in a few states. What they're doing however will be done on Instagram! They're offering a 3-month supply of Salt & Straw's seasonal pints.
How to enter: Follow them on Instagram! The winner will be announced Wednesday, July 18th.
Even if your favorite ice cream shop isn't on this list, it doesn't hurt to scour Instagram or call your local parlor to ask about National Ice Cream Day promotions. We're more than certain that if the business pays attention to trends, they'll most likely be doing something! Happy National Ice Cream Day!