What’s better than ice cream? Free ice cream, of course. July is National Ice Cream Month, first designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, followed by National Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday of July. Sunny California ranks number one in ice cream production, with Indiana coming in second. But you will find deals and freebies in every state on July 21. Keep watching this list for more deals as we find them, and beware of brain freeze.
16 Handles: 16 Handles Rewards members will receive 3 ounces of free soft-serve and toppings from opening hour to 5:00 pm on July 21, 2019. Download the 16 Handles app and redeem by scanning the app’s QR code at the register during those hours. Restrictions apply.
Baskin-Robbins : On National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 21, guests can buy two prepacked quarts of any ice cream at participating stores for $7.99. On Wednesday, July 31, celebrate Baskin-Robbins’ birthday and get two prepacked quarts for $7.99 and $1.70 scoops. The deal is for 4oz. single scoops only. Any toppings and waffle cones are extra. Cannot be combined with other offers.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: BJ’s is giving a Pizzookie FREE when you dine-in or take out a purchase of $9.95 or more on July 17, 2019. Here are the details.
Bruster’s: This isn’t a National Ice Cream Day deal. Anytime you bring a family member who is less than 40 inches tall, they will get a free Baby Cone. And if your kid is a dog, bring him to your neighborhood Bruster’s store and get a free Doggie Sundae. Check here for a location near you.
Carvel : Buy one get one free Sundaes on Wednesdays at Carvel.
Cold Stone Creamery: Join the Cold Stone Rewards Club and get a buy one, get one free Cold Stone Creation dessert added to your account. You will also receive a BOGO free Creation dessert on your birthday. Receive $5 off purchases with every 50 accumulated points.
Dippin’ Dots : On July 21, stores will be giving away a free mini cup of Dippin’ Dots within a two hour window on National Ice Cream Day. You must call your local store for details on their giveaway.
Johnny Rockets: Get a FREE milkshake with purchase of an entrée on National Ice Cream Day, July 21, 2019. And make sure you get one you like – sample milkshake flavors for free July 18 though July 20 from 12:00 pm to 3 PM.
Marble Slab Creamery : Charcoal Mocha! is the flavor of the month, available for a limited time. They are available at participating stores in the US and are part of Marble Slab Creamery’s National Ice Cream Month (July) special. You can get a FREE small cup or cone with unlimited mix-ins when you purchase any Majestic Shake Monday through Friday from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. Times and offers may vary by location.
Monkey Joe’s: Get one FREE ice cream cup on Sunday, July 21, and try to win prizes and giveaways throughout the day. Events vary by location, Call your local participating Monkey Joe’s location for information on special giveaways.
My/Mo: My/Mo is teaming up with Uniqlo, an apparal company, and is offering pop-up giveaways of free mochi ice cream in specific locations. The ice cream will be given away to guests between 11 and 4 on July 21 at participating Uniqlo stores.
Nestle Toll House Cafe: Get a FREE second scoop of ice cream for the entire month of July.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Get a FREE regular shake with the purchase of an entree on July 21, 2019. The deal is for in-store purchases only, and you must mention the deal to your cashier.
Steak N’ Shake : This isn’t a National Ice Cream Day special, but it’s yummy enough to add to the list. Get half price shakes and drinks during Happy Hour from 2 pm to 5 pm on weekdays.
Yogurtland: Get a free 3-ounce yogurt when you sign up for Yogurtland Real Rewards program. Buy one, get one FREE on Sunday, July 21 from 1 pm to 6 pm.