I scream, you scream, we all scream for free ice cream! Every year there are many different events and ways you can get free ice cream at Ben & Jerry's, Dairy Queen, Baskin' Robbins, and Haagen-Dazs. Check out when and where you can get your complimentary ice cream this year and don't forget to mark your calendars so that you can be prepared to pack up the family for a fun-filled day of no-cost ice cream.
Tip: All of these promotions have different rules on sizes and flavors. Read each of the links for more details on what you can get. You should also call your local store before you head out to make sure the scoop shop near you is participating.
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Ben & Jerry's has postponed their 2021 Free Cone Day. All the details are explained here.
You can get free ice cream once a year on Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's. They've been doing it every year since 1979 and it's one of the most popular freebie days of the year.
Held in the spring every year (usually March or April), you can stop by Ben & Jerry's on Free Cone Day and get a free ice cream cone. You'll get a single scoop cone in your choice of flavor. The lines are long for this one but the employees work hard to keep it moving and you should have your ice cream cone in hand in no time.
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Dairy Queen has postponed their 2021 Free Cone Day.
Each year in the spring, most of the time in March, Dairy Queen has a Free Cone Day to celebrate the warmer weather at participating locations. Each customer will get a free small vanilla soft-serve cone, no purchase necessary. Since it's one per customer, take the whole family in so everyone can get one.
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Haagen-Dazs has postponed their 2021 Free Cone Day. All the details are explained here.
Haagen-Dazs hosts an annual Free Cone Day at their shops around the country each spring, most of the time in May but the date changes each year. Every customer who visits will get a free kiddie scoop in a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone. You can choose from ice cream, sorbet, or gelato.
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Sign up for the Baskin' Robbins Birthday Club and get a coupon for free ice cream on your birthday. When you join the Birthday Club you'll get a coupon for a 2.5 oz. scoop of free ice cream a few days before your birthday. You don't have to use the coupon on your birthday, but you need to use it before the expiration date.
Don't forget to sign up everyone in the family, you can add their names and birthdays to your account and they'll get coupons for the free ice cream too. You can also download the Baskin Robbins mobile app for a free scoop of ice cream.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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More Places to Watch for Free Ice Cream
There are some other places you can get free ice cream and frozen yogurt. These scoop shops often have free ice cream promotions but not a regular basis. It may be for certain holidays such as Mother's Day or for special events like grand openings.
Here are the places that you should keep your eye out on: