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Sweeten Your Day with Free Ice Cream on National Ice Cream Day

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July 16, 2017 · 11.2k Views

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Happy National Ice Cream Day! On a hot summer day, nothing beats a tasty ice cream cone. To celebrate, treat yourself to free and discounted ice cream from some of your favorite retailers. Check them out, and see how you can enter for a chance to win free ice cream for life! Offers below are only valid Sunday, July 16 unless otherwise noted.

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Where to Get Free Ice Cream on National Ice Cream Day

  1. Baskin Robbins: Download the free Baskin Robbins app and get a free scoop of ice cream.
  2. Carvel: Buy one soft serve cone or cup and get one free, any size.
  3. Cold Stone Creamery: Join the eClub and get two Cold Stone Creations for the price of one.
  4. Dairy Queen: Sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club and receive a coupon for BOGO free Blizzards.
  5. Denny's: Get a free Banana Split with the purchase of two entrées with this coupon.
  6. Dippin' Dots: Visit Dippin' Dots locations on 7/16 only and get a free mini cup of Dippin' Dots ice cream.
  7. Friendly's: Make a $2.99 Friend-z purchase at any Friendly's restaurant location and Friendly's will donate $2 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. You will also receive a coupon towards your next visit.
  8. Magnum New York: Visit the Magnum Ice Cream Summer pop-up spot in NYC and get two customizable ice cream bars when you check in on social media with the hashtag #MagnumNYC.
  9. Marble Slab Creamery: Download the Slab Happy Rewards app and get a free ice cream for signing up and more rewards to come. Get $2 off your purchase of $10 or more throughout the month of July at participating locations. 
  10. McDonald's: McDonald's is offering free vanilla soft serve cones all day when you download the McDonald's app. For a chance to win free McDonald's soft serve for life, click here.
  11. PetSmart: Visit any PetsHotel for a free doggie sundae on 7/16. Click here to find a hotel near you.
  12. Salt & Straw: If you're lucky enough to reside in Portland, OR, Los Angeles or San Francisco, CA, visit Salt & Straw on 7/16 to get a scoop of ice cream and possibly win a free Salt & Straw t-shirt, hat, tasting flight, and ice cream scooper. Or you might win the biggest prize of a free delivery of five pints of ice cream sent anywhere in the country. Click here to learn more.
  13. Steak 'n Shake: Buy one regular strawberry cheesecake milkshake or Kit Kat milkshake and get one free.
  14. Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream: Visit participating locations between 2 and 6 PM and buy one, get one ice cream free. Click here for the coupons to get this offer.
  15. Whole Foods: Love Ben & Jerry's? Whole Foods is offering pints for two for $6 on 7/16. Make sure to check out their in-store Sundae Fundae event to score samples and make your own sweet treats. Select stores only, so check to see if your local Whole Foods is participating.
  16. Wienerschnitzel: Get $1 off any 20 oz. candy shake until 7/31. Click here for the printable coupon.
  17. Yogurtland: Get a free 3 oz. of frozen yogurt when you register for Real Rewards.

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Daisy loves to write with humor and can be quite the sarcastic commentator when it is appropriate. Loves carbs, fashion, staying active, and pinning the latest DIY projects for her room (which she will actually never do).
JTristesseJul 16, 2017
McDonalds app been down all day