Ready for sundae funday? 

National Ice Cream Day is that this Sunday, and we’ve obtained the inside track on the sweetest deals and freebies from dessert chains like Baskin-Robbins, Carvel, Dairy Queen and extra. 

And in case you’re on the lookout for one thing rather less vanilla, we even have a listing of seven extra thrilling methods to take pleasure in National Ice Cream day, reminiscent of edible spray-on fragrance toppings, boozy ice cream, pizza and paint-inspired flavors, sprinkle swimming pools and extra.

But right here’s a listing of the place you possibly can rating a free or discounted scoop this weekend. Just take your time; you don’t wish to give your self an ice-cream headache!

16 Handles 

Rewards members can rating three ounces of soppy serve and toppings at no cost at collaborating 16 Handles retailers on Sunday by utilizing an unique promotional code that can be revealed through the model’s e-mail publication or on its Instagram web page the morning of July 17.


The Dunkin ice cream chain is dishing a brand new taste of the month (“Oreo S’mores”) for National Ice Cream Month, and it is going to mark the large day on Sunday by providing $5 off any buy $15 or extra from July 17 by means of July 23. Guests can use the code “BECOOLER” at checkout to snag the deal throughout on-line orders.


Carvel is pushing its new “Brookie” taste (a soft-serve mixture of brownie batter and Nestle Toll House cookies) by providing prospects a purchase one, get one free supply on a small cup or cone of Brookie ice cream (or any Carvel delicate serve taste, actually) on National Ice Cream Day.

Cold Stone Creamery 

Customers who obtain Cold Stone’s cellular app and create an account can get $4 off any buy of $20 or extra positioned by means of the app from July 17 by means of July 21. Plus, on-line orders positioned between July 15 and 17 can be eligible at no cost supply. And visitors can get a $5 bonus e-card once they buy $25 in reward playing cards from 

Dairy Queen 

Get $1 off any dipped cone at Dairy Queen on July 17 whenever you obtain the DQ app and go to a collaborating restaurant. 

Dippin’ Dots 

On National Ice Cream Day, seize a free mini cup of Dippin’ Dots throughout a two-hour window at collaborating places. Alas, there’s a set time schedule, so contact your native Dippin’ Dots to get the inside track.


The family-friendly restaurant has an ongoing promotion the place anybody who downloads the Friendly’s app will get a free medium ice cream sundae for signing up for the Sweet Rewards program. Members additionally get one other free medium sundae after shopping for 5 medium or giant sundaes.

Insomnia Cookies 

The late-night bakery is moving into the ice cream enterprise, too, with flavors like “Caramellionaire” (salted caramel cookies in salted caramel ice cream) and “Interstellar” (double chocolate mint cookies in mint ice cream). So Insomnia Cookies is celebrating the launch of its “Cookies IN Ice Cream” line by providing prospects a free scoop of ice cream with any in-store buy or order for native supply from July 15 by means of July 17. 

Whole Foods Market 

Hot off of Prime Day, the Amazon-owned
Whole Foods Market is providing 25% off all ice cream and frozen treats by means of July 19 — and Prime members get a further 10% off. 

What’s extra, the grocery chain has teamed up with kids’s guide creator Camila Alves McConaughey (you may acknowledge her husband, Matthew McConaughey) to create an unique “Taco Sundae,” which can be served for a restricted time at ice cream pop-ups on National Ice Cream Day at three Whole Foods shops in New York, California and Texas. The first 500 prospects at every of the three shops on July 17 between 1-4 p.m. native time will get free samples of her ice cream creation. The actual retailer addresses are: 

  • LOS ANGELES: 3401 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505

  • NEW YORK: 214 third St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

  • AUSTIN: 525 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703


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