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National Ice Cream Day: Here are 16 great deals & freebies to celebrate!

National Ice Cream Day: Here are 16 great deals & freebies to celebrate!
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If you love ice cream as much as Clark does, you’re in luck! Companies are offering ice cream deals and freebies to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 17. Coincidentally, July is also National Ice Cream month! What better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a delicious sweet frozen treat? Some of these deals are available all week long, while others are only available on July 17. Below are several deals and freebies you’ll find on or around National Ice Cream Day.

Save with these deals and freebies for National Ice Cream Day!

Ace Hardware/Benjamin Moore Paint

Ace Hardware and Benjamin Moore Paint are giving away free ice cream flavors that are inspired by popular Benjamin Moore paint colors on July 17. You can fill out an online questionnaire on July 16, and 10 winners will have the ice cream shipped overnight to them. On July 17, those in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles can have their ice cream delivered to their door after filling out the questionnaire on the Ace Hardware Instagram page, while supplies last.

Alden’s Organic

Alden’s giving away 10,000 scoops throughout the month of July. On National Ice Cream Day, 20 winners will be selected to each receive 100 scoops of ice cream. Follow @aldensicecream on Instagram and Facebook and enter to win!

Baskin Robbins

Take $5 off any purchase of $15 or more from July 17 through July 23, available in-store and online. Use the code BECOOLER at checkout for online orders or scan their Baskin-Robbins mobile app coupon in the shop during checkout.


Bruster’s is offering Ultimate Peanut Butter Oreo® and Birthday Cake flavors to celebrate all month long. Sign up for the app and get a $3 reward.

Burger King

Get 2 for $6 Oreo Shakes with the app.

Carvel Ice Cream

On National Ice Cream Day, get a BOGO small cup or cone of Brookie soft serve (or any other Carvel soft serve flavor).

Cold Stone Creamery

Cold Stone will be offering free delivery on online orders all weekend long, from July 15 through July 17. On July 17, a surprise offer will be loaded onto the Cold Stone app.

Dairy Queen

Use the Dairy Queen app to get $1 off any sized chocolate-dipped cone.

Dippin’ Dots

At participating locations, you can get a free mini cup during a two-hour window. Check your local store for details.

Door Dash

Order Breyers, Talenti, Magnum ice cream or Ben & Jerry’s and enjoy $5 off your entire order with a purchase from The Ice Cream Shop on DoorDash all day on July 16 and 17. Use promo code ICECREAM5 at checkout.


Get a free medium Sundae if you join Friendly’s sweets rewards club.

Insomnia Cookies

July 15 through July 17 get a free scoop of ice cream with any in-store purchase or order for local delivery.


Try out a pint of Nightfood ice cream for free with this rebate! First-time customers only.

Salt and Straw

The gourmet ice cream shop has a brand-new Culinary Edible Perfume which will be offered as a free topping on National Ice Cream Day at all shops.  Additionally, from July 14 through July 18, customers who purchase orders online and buy five pints will get a sixth surprise pint for free, with the promotion automatically applied at checkout.

Steak ‘n Shake

Sign up for Rewards Club and get a free milkshake.

Whole Foods

Take 25% Off Ice Cream and Frozen Treats through July 19.

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