It’s National Ice Cream Day! Celebrate With These Freebies & Deals

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Scoop up some sweet deals on National Ice Cream Day – July 16th, 2023!

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with these sweet deals! 🍦

Today, July 16th is officially National Ice Cream Day and we have the scoop on all the deals and freebies you can snag.

If you’re looking to beat the heat with National Ice Cream Day Deals and freebies, you’ve come to the right spot!

Below, you’ll find the best free ice cream offers and deals announced for today. As always, be sure to call your local stores before heading out as not every location will participate in these yummy holiday festivities.

holding a cup of Baskin Robbins ice cream

Baskin-Robbins is celebrating with $5 off!

Through July 22, guests can receive $5 off their purchase of $20 or more through DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates or with the promo code SEIZETHEYAY on all or Baskin-Robbins app orders. For in-shop orders, guests can redeem the in-app coupon at checkout.

On July 31, guests can also enjoy 31% off all scoops at shops nationwide as part of Celebrate 31.

ice cream cone next to rewards app

Bruster’s Sweet Rewards members earn Double Points all weekend long.

During the weekend of National Ice Cream Day, Bruster’s will be offering its Sweet Rewards members double points on all their purchases!

If you’re not a member yet, you can still join before National Ice Cream Day and take advantage of this offer! Each new member will also receive a $3 reward just for signing up. After that, members earn a $5 reward for every 50 points.

Through July 31, you can also enter to win free ice cream for a year!

hand holding two carvel ice cream sundaes with whipped cream and cherries on top

Carvel is offering a $5 discount on July 16th.

You’ll score a $5 discount on any order of $25 or more (excluding taxes and fees) this July 16th. The deal is valid on orders placed via Carvel’s website, DoorDash, Grub Hub, and Uber Eats. Valid at participating shops while supplies last.

hand holding up cup of ice cream with sprinkles and chocolate

Cold Stone Creamery is dishing out some sweet offers.

Through July 31st, My Cold Stone Club Rewards members will receive 99¢ delivery on any order of $20 or more when they order online or through the app.

Plus, ALL Cold Stone guests can receive a $5 bonus e-gift card when they purchase at least $25 in gift cards on the Cold Stone Creamery website. This offer is also valid through July 31st.

dairy queen strawberry dipper cone in hand

Dairy Queen app users will get a special deal on July 16th.

On National Ice Cream Day 2023, Dairy Queen is offering their app users $1 off a dipped cone! You can redeem this offer via the DQ App or at your local restaurant. Don’t have the DQ App yet? Download it here.

This offer is only valid while supplies last, and limited to one per customer. It also excludes kid’s cones and can’t be combined with any other offer.

3 cups of Dippin Dots

Dippin’ Dots will give away free mini cups.

Dippin’ Dots is celebrating National Ice Cream Day 2023 by giving away its flash-frozen ice cream! During a two-hour window, participating locations will out free mini cups of Dippin’ Dots.

This offer is only available at participating stores and shopping center locations. Check with your local store to see when their giveaway will take place!

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DoorDash is offering deals on ice cream all week long.

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a Summer of Door Dash deal through July 19th! Get $5 off when you buy 2 (mix & match) Talenti, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Popsicle, Magnum, Good Humor, and Klondike in select stores.

holding 2 ice cream cones

Friendly’s is handing out 88¢ ice cream cones and also teaming up with the Museum of Ice Cream for more frozen fun!

Today, July 16th only, hurry over to a participating Friendly’s! In honor of celebrating its 88th year in business, Friendly’s is giving the first 88 customers an ice cream cone for just 88¢!

The restaurant is also pairing with the Museum of Ice Cream to bring ice cream fanatics even more fun. Check out the recent press release for more information on the activities they plan to host in New York City – including dishing out FREE scoops of ice cream on July 16th.

Aside from NYC, the Museum of Ice Cream is also hosting events in Austin, Chicago, and Singapore. Grab some tickets and enjoy the fun! You might just get to take a dip in their humongous sprinkle pools! You’ll also be able to participate in a raffle to win an exclusive ice cream party hosted by the Museum of Ice Cream. Visit the Museum’s website for times and locations of all four parties.

man browsing the gopuff website

GoPuff is offering up to 50% off ice cream plus more great deals.

GoPuff is a delivery service that serves several cities across the nation. It’s offering a ton of deals during the week of National Ice Cream Day and you can score up to 50% off ice cream all week long!

You can also get Buy One Get One FREE on select pints including those from brands like Häagan Dazs and Nestlé. Plus, score discounts on select pints from brands like Ben & Jerry’s and on select ice cream treats from brands like Klondike and Good Humor.

graeters ice cream cone

Graeter’s Ice Cream is offering cones for just $1.53.

This popular ice cream company has a sweet offer that lasts all month long! In celebration of their 153 anniversary, Graeter’s is giving their Sweet Rewards members a cone for just $1.53. Use the Sweet Rewards app to redeem this tasty deal. You should see it in your active offers already and it is valid until July 31st, 2023.

If you’re not yet a member, download the app and register. You’ll receive the same offer upon sign-up!

Man holding a Harry Potter butterbeer Ice Cream
Credit: Harry Potter New York

Harry Potter New York is spreading some magic with free ice cream.

Are you in New York City today, July 16th? If so, the Harry Potter New York Store is handing out free butterbeer ice cream to muggles and Potter fans across NYC.

A custom ice cream truck will be parked near the store starting at 11 am ET and then it will make select stops throughout the city. Follow the store on Twitter or Instagram for updates on where to find it!

Insomnia cookies cheesecake blondie with ice cream on top

Score a free scoop with any purchase at Insomnia Cookies.

According to Bake Magazine, Insomnia Cookies is offering a free scoop of ice cream with any purchase in-store or for delivery. The offer is valid today, July 16th only.

kind frozen bar

KIND is giving away a year’s worth of their FROZEN treat bars.

Would you like to win an entire year’s worth of KIND FROZEN treat bars? If so, head over to KIND’s Instagram page and enter their National Ice Cream Day Sweepstakes. The lucky winner gets 73 5-count boxes of frozen bars – a $475 value! See their website for the full entry rules.

Klondike Original Ice Cream Bars at Target

Klondike is hosting a “What Would You Do?” challenge.

What would you do for a Klondike bar? That’s the question Klondike is posing to those wishing to enter their “What Would You Do?” Hometowns Contest.

To enter, gather at least four friends and family members and take a photo or video of yourselves to share to Instagram. When you post, follow @KlondikeBar and use the hashtag #WWYDHometownContest. If you win, you’ll receive a special block party from Klondike and be featured on some of their limited-edition packaging. See their full guidelines for more information.

Klondike will also be celebrating National Ice Cream Day in Union Square Plaza in New York City today, July 16th only. Stop by their location from 11am to 7pm ET to receive some free treats.

holding an ice cream cone

Marble Slab Creamery is celebrating all month long! 

Today, July 16th only, Slab Happy Rewards members will get a free small ice cream from Marble Slab Creamery! Rewards members will also receive $5 off an 8-inch or larger Ice Cream Cake, valid for one use between July 1 and July 31.

Woman looking at the Monkey joe's website for the National Ice Cream Day offer

Monkey Joe’s is giving children a free ice cream cup. 

Today, July 16th only, gather up the kiddos and head over to Monkey Joe’s. Each child gets a free ice cream cup with a paid admission. Visit Monkey Joe’s website to find a participating location!

woman eating a wendys frosty

Wendy’s teamed up with Grubhub to bring you a tasty deal.

Through July 16th, you can score a free small Frosty with the purchase of a small french fries. To snag the deal, you must order Wendy’s using the Grubhub app or website.

Two people looking at the Whole Foods National Ice Cream Month promotion

Whole Foods is offering up to 35% off select ice cream products.

Through July 18th, Whole Foods is offering a discount on several frozen desserts. Regular shoppers will see discounts around 27% while Amazon Prime members can save up to 35%. These figures may vary by location. Find the weekly sales information for your store on the Whole Foods website.

hand holding cup of frozen yogurt with chocolate on top

Yogurtland is offering double the rewards points.

If you’re a Yogurtland Real Rewards Member, plan to stop by the shop on July 16. You’ll receive 2x the rewards point with any in-store or online order! If you’re not yet a member, there is still time to sign up!

holding a cup of ice cream topped with an Oreo

Get a free Create Yo! Own SMASHED Ice Cream Treat from Yonutz!

Through today, July 16th, the first 50 Yonutz! customers starting at 2 p.m. will be treated to a complimentary Create Yo! Own SMASHED Ice Cream treat, available at participating locations nationwide.

A bowl of Your Pie Gelato

Snag a FREE gelato at Your Pie this National Ice Cream Day.

Visit your local Your Pie this Sunday and you can score a FREE scoop of gelato with the Your Pie app! Visit the Your Pie website to find a location near you.

Celebrate at home with this super easy ice cream sandwich cake

About the writer:

Krystal has an associate's degree from Devry University, with over 6 years of writing experience between multiple publications in the fashion, lifestyle, beauty, and health industries.

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