National Ice Cream Day 2022: Where to Get a Sweet Deal

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In case you needed a cheat day this weekend, National Ice Cream Day is just around the corner.

National Ice Cream Day is July 17. Here's a list of places where you can get a deal – or even a free treat.

Dairy Queen

DQ is running a special on National Ice Cream Day, July 17. When you download their app, you can get $1 off any dipped cone at participating locations.


Foxtrot will be celebrating National Ice Cream Day with free root beer floats, limited merch, and live music. From 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 3649 North Clark Street.

Foxtrot is also giving out a pint of Foxtrot Ice Cream with every in-app purchase at participating locations.

Cold Stone Creamery

Sign up for Cold Stone Creamery's My Cold Stone Club Rewards to receive a buy-one, get-one-free coupon. Redeem that coupon for a free treat in honor of the celebration this weekend.

Baskin Robbins

From July 17 to July 23 celebrate National Ice Cream Day, and get $5 off any order of $15 or more at Baskin-Robbins. If you order online, enter the promo code "BECOOLER" to receive the discount.

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies is offering a free scoop of ice cream with any purchase. Mention the deal in-store, or use this link to add it to your online cart for delivery.

Burger King

BK is celebrating by offering a free vanilla soft serve cup or cone with any $1 purchase. All you have to do is download the app and sign up for their rewards program.

Dippin' Dots

Dippin' Dots is honoring the holiday by giving away free mini-cups on July 17 at participating locations. Check out the locations by clicking here.

Whole Foods Market

From now until July 19, you can save 25% on ice cream and frozen treats at Whole Foods Market.

DoorDash and Unilever

In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, customers who buy Unilever brands - Breyers, Talenti, Magnum ice cream, and Ben & Jerry’s - from The Ice Cream Shop on DoorDash on July 16 and 17 will receive $5 off their entire order. Add your favorite Unilever frozen treats from The Ice Cream Shop to your DoorDash cart and apply promo code ICECREAM5 at checkout to get this offer.

Ace Hardware/Benjamin Moore Paint

On July 17, Ace Hardware and Benjamin Moore Paint are giving away free ice cream. Ace Hardware is asking fans to fill out a questionnaire on their Some Day ideas, which can be found in the bio of the Ace Hardware Instagram account (@acehardware). As a reward, 10 winners will be chosen at random to receive Benjamin Moore-inspired ice cream.

Palmer House and The Original Rainbow Cone

In honor of National Ice Cream Day, The Palmer House has partnered with The Original Rainbow Cone to give away some sweet treats. They will have a special Ice Cream Truck for Chicago residents and visitors from 12-2 p.m. on July 17. The Ice Cream Truck will be stationed at Palmer House, located at 124 S. Wabash Ave. The event will only be held while ice cream and brownie supplies lasts.

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