In the United States, President Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month. He also decreed that every third Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. This year, the holiday is July 16! While you won’t get the day off to celebrate, you can get tons of deals that make this national holiday worth celebrating.

Baskin Robbins

Baskin Robbins is gifting $5 off any purchase of $20 or more through delivery apps. Type their code SEIZETHEYAY at checkout to unlock this deal. The offer starts on July 16th and ends on the 22nd. The ice cream shop will also give you 31% off all scoops in stores on July 31st.

Dairy Queen

The royalty of ice cream is offering $1 off of dipped cones. Make sure you have your phone ready, you’ll need a coupon only available on the app.

Shake Shack

The Shack offers a buy-one-get-one-free deal for their milkshakes the entire month of July. You have to order online or through the app only during the hours between 2pm and 5pm to get your deal.

Friendly’s Restaurant

This family restaurant is giving out $0.88 single scoop cones from July 15-19.

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream

Founders Ben Van Leeuwen and Laura O’Neill are handing out free ice cream from 4pm to 6pm on July 18th. You can find their ice cream being served in SoHo on Greene and Prince street.


Our favorite redhead is celebrating National Fry Day and National Ice Cream Day all in one go. On July 13th through the 16th, buy a small fry and you can get a free small frosty that goes with your purchase.

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer

Black Tap is giving away free Blueberry Lemon Corn CakeShakes in collaboration with Mikey Likes It Ice Cream. You can pick up a free CakeShake on July 16th at their NYC location on 35th street.

Harry Potter New York

These wizards will be driving an ice cream truck around NYC, and giving out free butter beer ice cream. Make sure to be walking around the city on July 16th to find them.

Oatly Ice Cream

The dairy-free company is sending out ice cream trucks in LA, NYC, and St Louis. You can get a free ice cream bar from them on July 17th.

Museum of Ice Cream

It’s in the name so of course the Museum of Ice Cream is participating in the festivities. July 16th, head to Hudson Yards Public Square and Gardens to participate in a sprinkle pool, games, giveaways, and free ice cream.

Carvel Ice Cream

On July 16th, order Carvel Ice Cream through delivery to get $5 off a purchase of $25 or more.

Insomnia Cookies

Nothing beats ice cream and cookies. You can score a free ice cream scoop with any in-store or delivery purchase on July 14th through the 16th.

Door Dash

If you order two ice creams, Door Dash is offering $5 off your purchase. This offer is only available July 13th through the 19th.

Graeter’s Ice Cream

The entire month of July, Graeter’s is offering $1.53 cones to members. If you’re not a member don’t worry, all you have to do is sign up on their app and enjoy your ice cream!

Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream

Take the family to get a $0.99 cone at Happy Joe’s! The restaurant is selling these cones from July 16th to July 30th.

Gopuff Delivery

From July 12th to the 16th, enter in code BOGO for money off any Hagan Dazs or Nestle Cookie Sandwich purchases. You can also get $1 off any pints of ice cream you buy. Mars Ice Cream is offering a 25% discount on any purchase of Mars ice cream products through the app. You can get 20% off any Blue Bunny novelties. $1 off Oatly pints of ice cream. And 25% off multi-packs of ice cream like Klondike or Talenti Pops.

Salt & Straw

The iconic ice cream shop is handing out a buy 3 pints get one free offer when you buy from their website. The offer is only available on July 16th.

Bubbies Ice Cream

Outside Showfields, Bubbies Ice Cream is handing out free mochi ice cream on July 15th to the 16th. Run don’t walk though because the mochi ice cream is only available from 12pm to 7pm.

Dippin’ Dots

Last but certainly not least, Dippin’ Dots is giving away free cups of mini Dippin’ Dots at participating locations. They’re only celebrating on July 16th so make sure you head over to a participating store to celebrate National Ice Cream Day.

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