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By Laura Woods / GoBankingRates
Updated: July 17, 2016 11:29 AM ET | Originally published: July 12, 2016
Banana split with cherry on top
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If you’re really into ice cream, July might be your favorite month of the year. Not only is July National Ice Cream Month, there’s also a National Ice Cream Day, which falls annually on the third Sunday of the month — July 17 this year. President Ronald Reagan deserves the credit for this delicious celebration, as he put it into motion back in 1984.

From discounts on ice cream cones to free ice cream, many restaurants offer special promotions to celebrate Ice Cream Day, so don’t miss your chance to save money this July on this delicious dessert.

15 National Ice Cream Day Deals

National Ice Cream Day 2016 is the perfect excuse to indulge in your favorite dessert. Use these ice cream coupons to score free ice cream cones from some of your favorite restaurants. If ice cream deals don’t interest you too much, you’ll be pleased to find discounts on plenty of other foods to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • Baskin Robbins: Get a free waffle cone upgrade when you buy a double scoop ice cream cone all through July. Additionally, Baskin Robbins will donate $0.75 from every float sold on July 17 to the United Service Organization, in honor of its 75th anniversary.
  • Carvel: Buy one, get one free ice cream cone or cup of any size on July 17.
  • Cheryl’s: Take $5 off sitewide with code SWEET5 until Sept. 30.
  • Cinnabon: Join Club Cinnabon and get a free Minibon roll at participating restaurants.
  • Coldstone Creamery: Join the eClub and get a buy one, get one free ice cream coupon.
  • Dairy Queen: Sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club and get an ice cream coupon for a buy one, get one free Blizzard, plus special discounts on your birthday and anniversary.
  • Friendly’s: Get ice cream discounts at Friendly’s all summer long as part of its Sprinklefest promotion. Enjoy single scoops for $1.99, double scoops for $2.99 and $2.99 Sundae Funday cones — no coupon required.
  • Marble Slab Creamery: Download the Slab Happy Rewards app and get a free ice cream coupon just for joining, plus earn rewards toward more ice cream freebies on every visit and get a $5 ice cream discount on your birthday and anniversary.
  • Marie Callender’s: Join the E-Club and get a coupon for 20 percent off your next dine-in order — including desserts.
  • Mrs. Fields: Get 15 percent off your order with coupon code DDLS for a limited time.
  • Perkins: Use this printable coupon to get a free slice of pie with the purchase of an entrée from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Mondays.
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Buy one regular size Oreo milkshake and get the second free with this printable coupon until Aug. 21.
  • Tastee Freez: Present this printable coupon to get $1 off a banana split until July 31.
  • Village Inn: Enjoy a free slice of pie with any dine-in purchase on Wednesdays — no coupon needed.
  • Yogurtland: Register for Yogurtland Real Rewards and get 3 ounces of free yogurt as a welcome reward, points toward more freebies every time you visit and 3 free ounces of yogurt on your birthday.

This article originally appeared on GoBankingRates.