It’s National Ice Cream Month! Here Are All The Freebies You Can Claim For a Frozen Treat!

Blog | July 4th, 2023

Way back in 1984, July was fittingly deemed National Ice Cream Month by President Ronald Reagan. In addition, the third Sunday of the month is “National Ice Cream Day.” It’s not like you need to know that to enjoy the frosty treat, but you will in order to get some great deals and freebies which are also worth celebrating! A penny saved is a penny earned and those can add up. If your cravings go beyond the month of July, there are other days and times to fulfill your ice cream dream!

Dairy Queen

Here’s the scoop, the exact treat hasn’t been revealed, but word has it that Dairy Queen’’s site says plans are being made for an exclusive deal on July 16, 2023! That means something special and worth celebrating is in the works. As the day draws near, keep your eyes, ears and mouth open so you don’t miss out!

Dippin Dots

Join the Dot Crazy email club here for freebies on your birthday and emails with other special offers and coupons! When you want the coldest ice cream available, go for the dots that are flash-frozen into tiny beads, really fast, at extremely cold temperatures to make those amazing little miracles!


Sundaes are on Wednesdays at Carvel! Humpday is the time to buy a classic soft ice cream sundae and get another one free. Head over to Carvel’s on any Wednesday and enjoy two sundaes for the price of one!

Baskin Robbins

Download the Baskin Robbins App and receive a free scoop when you login for the first time. Additional special offers and surprises are added monthly. You can even add up to five friends and family members to your account and score a scoop for them on their special day!


When ordering a kids meal you can swap the toy for an ice cream. You can do the same with your online order. Simply add a kid’s meal to your order, select your entree, side, and “prize,” which means a Chick-fil-A toy. You can then choose a Chick-fil-A Icedream Cup instead!


When something lighter is your choice, you can claim an icy reward at Rita’s. When you order a treat, scan your app when you pick it up. When you reach visit  #8, you get a free treat!


Nighttime is when many cravings hit and Nightfood is here to help by giving your first pint as their treat. Simply purchase a pint at your local retailer, upload your receipt within 14 days of purchase and you will receive an instant PayPal Cash, Venmo, or Amazon Gift Card equal to the price of your purchase!

Cold Stone Creamery

Join the CSC club and you’ll receive a BOGO free creation loaded to your account along with 25 bonus points, a BOGO free creation coupon loaded to your account for your birthday, and opportunities to receive prizes throughout the year. That’s a lot of free ice cream!

Your Local Grocery Store

Retailers will take every opportunity to outdo the other on special holidays and times of celebration. If you want to have the party for National Ice Cream Day…or home, check out the local ads, clip coupons, and bring home the best deal out there, fresh from your favorite market!

Make it Your Own!

Hands down, the best deal on ice cream and the best taste, too…will be the old-fashioned kind! Crank up a freezer full to celebrate the month along plus the memories of childhood with a bucket full of your favorite flavor made with 100% love!

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