How are you celebrating National Ice Cream Day?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream!

This Sunday, July 15, is National Ice Cream Day! What a perfect reason to go out and treat yourself. It’s also a perfect way to beat the heat!

Don’t hear the ice cream jingle nearby? Don’t worry, we are showing you the best deals and ice cream shops to celebrate the ice cream holiday this weekend!



If you download the Baskin-Robbins Mobile app on July 15, you will be able to get all sorts of deals including a buy one get one cone, buy one get one 99-cent sundaes and $2 off a medium Milkshake!

Baskin-Robbins will also be offering 3 “Freak Shakes” only available on National Ice Cream Day. The flavors are:

  1. Unicorn
  2. Oreo ’n Cookies
  3. Donut Shop


Whole Foods Market

All Whole Food Market locations will have sales on Ben & Jerry’s and Talenti for both dairy and non-dairy ice cream this weekend! You can still celebrate even if you are lactose intolerant! Click above to see their sales and what deal prime members can also get! 



National Ice Cream day is the perfect reason to take advantage of this year-round deal. After 8 p.m., all shakes, floats and ice cream slushes will be ½ off.



Interested in creating your own flavor? Join the contest at Culvers and whoever has the best idea for the new flavor of the day will receive a $500 gift card and more prizes! Two runners up will receive $250 Culver gift cards. This promotion ends July 22, so make sure to enter soon for your chance to win!


Looking for local ice cream shops with creations and unique sundaes you don’t normally find?

​​​​​​​Love’s Ice Cream

This ice cream shop has both dairy and vegan options! Some creative dairy flavors are rhubarb, white russian and almond toffee crunch. Peanut butter, madcap coffee and cardamom orange blossom are just some of the vegan options that Love’s Ice Cream is offering. Stop on by to see what these flavors taste like! Also check out their Michigan Mitten-shaped ice cream pop’s!


​​​​​​​Jersey Junction​​​​​​​

Unique flavors to check out at this ice cream shop are candy play dough, cinnamon churro, windmill cookie and tiger traxx! Click here to see all their flavors.


Hudsonville Ice Cream​​​​​​​

Check out the Summer Celebration flavor inspired by the Grand Hotel located on Mackinac Island! This flavor is made up of vanilla ice cream and raspberry and blueberry sherbet, perfect for a hot day!


​​​​​​​Captain Sundae​​​​​​​

Try their famous Tommy Turtle Sundae! They have 3 locations in the Holland and Zeeland area. Come to their Holland North location, where you can celebrate the day with a sweet treat and a game of mini golf!


​​​​​​​Scoopers Ice Cream Shoppe ​​​​​​​

This ice cream shop in Ada offers a bottom of the barrel flavor where they take the remaining ice cream in the tubs and combine several types of ice cream to become a new flavor!


​​​​​​​Furniture City Creamery​​​​​​​

This Grand Rapids creamery is offering Furniture City Flights, where you get six homemade flavors to try! You are sure to find something unique because they are constantly changing their flavors.


And more....

Your furry friends can also participate in this celebration! Bring your dogs to PetSmart locations in Kentwood and Grandville to get FREE doggie ice cream.


Click here to check out more fun creations to celebrate National Ice Cream Day!

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