Chances are, you scream for ice cream, whether you’re into some swirly soft serve or its hard-scooped counterpart. A hugely popular treat, the average U.S. household spent approximately $54 on ice cream in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditure Survey. But what’s sweeter than a serving of ice cream? An ice cream discount, of course.
Cele brate National Ice Cream Day 2018 on July 15 and beat the summer heat with these sweet deals. Use them to get free ice cream — or at least save some dough on your favorite dessert .
National Ice Cream Day Deals and Discounts
Many Ice Cream Day deals also feature bonus discounts and freebies for your birthday — though a budget-friendly sweet treat is neat, if you’re craving more than just a scoop to help you celebrate your day, check out some other spots where you can score some other birthday freebies .
- Baskin Robbins: Baskin Robbins is serving up several deals during National Ice Cream Month this July — a whole month of great discounts are available now.
- Download the Baskin Robbins app to get exclusive offers like a “buy one get one” cone deal and $2 off a medium milkshake.
- End the month right on July 31, 2018, with $1.50 scoops of ice cream all day long.
- Free delivery on their first Baskin Robins order with DoorDash from July 1- July 31, 2018.
- If you still haven’t had your ice cream fix, join the Birthday Club to receive a free scoop every year.
- Cold Stone Creamery: Sign up for the My Cold Stone Club to get a “buy one creation, get one creation free” coupon immediately loaded to your account and another one for your birthday.
- Dairy Queen: Download the DQ App to earn yourself a free small Blizzard. If one isn’t enough for you, check out the Blizzard Fan Club where members get a whopping six “Buy One, Get One Free Blizzard” coupons every year.
- Dippin’ Dots: Join the Dot Crazy! Email Club to get free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday.
- Friendly’s: Sign up for the BFF Club to get a variety of ice cream deals, including $1 off two Friendly’s ice cream cartons and $3 off ice cream cake for your birthday.
- Marble Slab Creamery: Download the Slab Happy Rewards app and unlock free ice cream for signing up. You’ll also get a point for every dollar spent, a $5 off reward for every 50 points and a $5 off reward on your birthday and anniversary.
- Menchie’s: Become a member of the My Smileage Club and get 25 smiles for registering. Every dollar spent earns you one smile and, when you reach 50 smiles, you’ll get $5 in Menchie’s Money.
- Orange Leaf: Register your free Ounce Back card and save $3 on your birthday and $1 on your cardiversary.
- Pinkberry: Download the Pinkberry mobile app or pick up a Pinkcard at a participating store to get a free yogurt after 10 purchases and on your birthday.
- Red Mango: Join Club Mango and get a $5 reward on your birthday plus a $2 reward just for signing up.
- Rita’s: Join Rita’s Rewards by downloading the Rita’s Ice mobile app and get a free regular Italian ice, frozen custard or gelati on your eighth visit.
- Smoothie King: Sign up for Healthy Rewards and get $2 off at signup, on your birthday and on your signup anniversary.
- Sonic: Thirsty after eati ng ice cream? Download the Sonic app to get a free medium Famous Slush, soft drink, iced tea or limeade.
- Steak ‘n Shake: Use these printable coupons to save $1 on a regular-sized classic milkshake or get some of their specialty milkshakes with a BOGO deal through Aug. 31, 2018.
- Sweet Frog: Join sweetRewards and get 10 percent off your next purchase and free frozen yogurt on your birthday. You can also grab yourself a 12 oz. cup on the house after every 10 visits!
- TCBY: Get cheap ice cream by picking up a TCBY loyalty card. Earn one point for every $1 spent at TCBY and, when you reach 30 points, you’ll get $3 in store credit.
- Whole Foods: Head to your local whole foods from July 13-15 for a three-day ice cream sale. Ben & Jerry’s and Talenti ice cream pints are two for $6 at all Whole Foods Markets. Amazon Prime members get an additional 10 percent off.
- Yogurtland: Participating Yogurtland locations will have a BOGO deal 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on July 15, 2018, for National Ice Cream Day. Customers will even be able to try limited edition flavors like Oreo for the special day. Join the Real Rewards program and get three ounces free just for registering and another free three ounces on your birthday. The more you spend, the better the ice cream deals.
- Yogurt Mountain: Sign up for the YOMO Club and get a free yogurt on your birthday.
National Ice Cream Day isn’t the only ice cream holiday. Mark your calendar to plan for great deals on these ice cream celebrations happening throughout the year:
- National Strawberry Ice Cream Day: January 15
- National Frozen Yogurt Day: February 6
- Rocky Road Day: June 2
- National Chocolate Ice Cream Day: June 7
- National Ice Cream Soda Day: June 20
- Vanilla Ice Cream Day: July 23
- Hot Fudge Sunday Day: July 25
- National Ice Cream Sandwich Day: August 2
- National Ice Cream Pie Day: August 18
- National Soft Ice Cream Day: August 19
- National Banana Split Day: August 25
- Ice Cream Cone Day: September 22
If you still find yourself with a sweet tooth after checking out all these deals, you should check out this giant $120 ice cream treat.
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