National Ice Cone Cream Day is September 22, 2011. Celebrate the last day of summer with a scoop of your favorite ice cream or choose a popular flavor like chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, chocolate chip, butter pecan. Some ice cream shops are offering a free or discounted cone or ice cream treat including Baskin Robbins and Carvel.
On September 22, you can get a discounted cone at Baskin Robbins with the coupon available on RedPlum here. Pay .99 for a cone when you buy a second of equal or lesser value.
While it’s not a cone, it’s still ice cream – and it’s free: Head to Carvel for a free ‘Lil Flying Saucer treat on Thursday, 9/22.
More Ice Cream Freebies
While free ice cream makes National Ice Cream Cone Day even better, you can snag a free scoop on your birthday and on other special days if you sign up on the company websites below. Most offer are valid nationwide.
Cold Stone Creamery Free ice cream on your birthday when you sign up for their birthday club via email. (If you live here in RI, find Cold Stone in East Greenwich, Cranston, Providence)
On September 27, get a free 3 oz. “Sprinkled with Wishes” ice cream in a cup at most Cold Stone Creamery locations.
Baskin Robbins Free cone of ice cream on your birthday. Sign up by email for their Birthday Club.
Friendly’s Coupon for a Free 3-Scoop Sundae (with adult meal purchase) when you enroll in the Best Friends of Friendly’s email club. Enter your birth date and you will receive a free ice cream coupon during your birthday month.
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Ben & Jerry’s typically emails you a coupon for a free scoop (and yummy other offers) if you register on their website. This changes as often as their flavors but it’s worth registering. They have a monthly drawing for a year’s supply of ice cream. In addition, some Ben & Jerry’s locations offer Free Cone Day every April.
Dairy Queen It’s not free and I’m not sure it’s really ice cream, but Dairy Queen sends out Buy 1 Get 1 coupons during the year if you visit the Dairy Queen site and sign up for their Blizzard fan club with your email address. You will receive six Buy 1 Get 1 Blizzard coupons during the year. For the month of July 2011 you will get TWO B1G1 coupons.
Marble Slab Creamery: Sign up for email updates here and get a birthday freebie and coupons throughout the year.