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Published: Jul 21, 2019 4 min read
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National Ice Cream Day 2019 is Sunday, July 21, and it's arrived just in time — as an insane heat wave is melting much of the country.

To help cool off, check out all of the places giving away free ice cream and hosting other special ice cream deals for National Ice Cream Day this year. Among the shops with awesome National Ice Cream Day 2019 deals and freebies are Carvel, Dylan's Candy Bar, Cold Stone Creamery, Yogurtland, and Godiva.


Carvel is offering buy one, get one free soft serve ice cream cones and cups all day on Sunday for National Ice Cream Day 2019.

Cold Stone Creamery

Cold Stone Creamery customers who have signed up in advance for the My Cold Stone Club Rewards program get a special buy one, get one free deal for National Ice Cream Day 2019.

Dippin' Dots Ice Cream

Dippin' Dots locations will give each customer a free mini cup of Dippin' Dots ice cream during a two-hour window on Sunday, July 21. The exact time for the National Ice Cream Day freebie varies by location, so they're encouraging you to check in with your local shop about hours when the deal will be available.

Dylan's Candy Bar

From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, mention the phrase "National Ice Cream Day" when ordering at a participating Dylan's Candy Bar store (in New York City, the Hamptons, Miami, and Los Angeles) and you'll get one scoop of ice cream for free.


Head to a Godiva boutique on Sunday and you'll get 50% off a soft parfait cone when you buy one at regular price ($5.95 and up).

Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets restaurants are giving out free shakes with the purchase of an entrée on Sunday for National Ice Cream Day 2019.

Monkey Joe's

Every child gets a free cup of ice cream on Sunday with admission to Monkey Joe's, a chain of indoor play centers with inflatable climbing and bouncing areas.


Bring your pet to a PetSmart store with a PetsHotel this weekend and you'll get a free dog biscuit treat on top of dog-friendly ice cream.


For National Ice Cream Day 2019, Yogurtland has a buy one get one free deal running from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

16 Handles

Use the 16 Handles app and you'll get the first three ounces of soft serve free at 16 Handles locations, from opening until 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.

Your Pie

You'll get a free scoop of Italian gelato at Your Pie when you make any purchase on Sunday, July 21.

Cumberland Farms

Text the word SCOOPS to 64827 and you'll receive a coupon good for $1 off any pint of Ultimate Scoops ice cream at Cumberland Farms convenience shops — redeemable any time from Saturday, July 21, through Saturday, July 28. Ice cream pints are normally $4.99, so they'll be $3.99 with the deal.

Whole Foods Market

Amazon Prime members get 35% off ice cream and frozen novelties at Whole Foods, now through July 30.