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National Ice Cream Day freebies & deals in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach

Pick your favorite flavor. Pistachio with fudge topping. Maybe mocha mint. Or Rocky Road.

July is National Ice Cream month, and July 16, 2023, is National Ice Cream Day. We are all happy for an opportunity to indulge in a frosty treat, and perhaps snag a deal at a local ice cream shop. Vegan variations and other frozen desserts  without dairy are often included in the selection.

Here are National Ice Cream Day deals for South Florida. Some of them last longer than a day.

Yonutz in Sunrise

Yonutz in Sunrise  is offering the first 50 people in line at 2 p.m. July 16 a freebie. They'll receive a free Create Yo! Own SMASHED Ice Cream order. The SMASHED versions include mix-ins, toppings and drizzles.  Yonutz is at 121 NW 136th Avenue, Sunrise 33325.



Free Bubbies mochi in Miami Beach

Free Bubbies mochi treats, including dairy and non-dairy oat milk versions, will be distributed from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 15 and 16 on Lincoln Road.  The distribution is at and around SHOWFIELDS store, 530 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach 33139.  The first 50 customers July 16 receive a Bubbies backpack cooler. 


Carvel is celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a sweet delivery special. On July 16, 2023, receive $5 off any Carvel order of $25 or more via overs places via, DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats.

Cold Stone Creamery 

Mix it up at Cold Stone Creamery during National Ice Cream Month. To celebrate the cool month, the shop is offering 99-cent delivery with a minimum order of $20 0r more (before taxes.) 

The delivery special is available from July 1 to 31, 2023.  

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen might be the king of all ice cream shops. And it’s one of the best places to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. The popular ice cream shop is offering a surprise sweet deal on July 16, 2023. Be sure to download the DQ app, so you’re ready for the inside scoop on what’s being offered for National Ice Cream Day. 

Dippin’ Dots

Take a dip on National Ice Cream Day! Celebrate the cool day at Dippin’ Dots. Ice cream lovers can enjoy a FREE mini cup of Dippin’ Dots on July 16, 2023.

The giveaway is only available during a special two-hour window. However, times vary by location. Check here for participating locations and giveaway hours

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

For froyo fans, ice cream is cool, but frozen yogurt is the best. Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with a big giveaway at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt.

In honor of the shop’s sweet 16th birthday, Menchie’s is offering a Smile Challenge game with a chance to win a $1,000 gift card. Plus, complete all of the challenges by July 31, 2023 and receive $5 in Menchie’s Money. The game is only available via the shop’s app. 

Shake Shack

Shake up National Ice Cream Month at Shake Shack. The popular burger joint is offering a buy-one-get-one FREE shake this summer. The offer is valid every day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for online orders only. Get the required promo code here.  The sweet special runs through July 31, 2023


Whether it’s ice cream or frozen yogurt, everyone loves a cool treat on a hot summer day. TCBY is offering delicious rewards and offers for its most loyal customers. While no deal or giveaway has been announced for National Ice Cream Day, download the shop’s app and start spooning your way toward FREE froyo.


What’s even sweeter than National Fry Day? National Ice Cream Day! Wendy’s is teaming up with Grubhub to offer customers a FREE small Frosty with the purchase of a small fry from National Fry Day, July 13, through National Ice Cream Day, July 16, 2023. Get full details here

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market offers discounts July 5 -18,with 35% off  ice cream and frozen desserts. The discount is only available to Amazon Prime members. (If you’re not an Amazon Prime member, the discount is 27% off. Even sweeter, the grocery store’s ice cream does not contain the preservatives, flavors, colors andw other ingredients they’ve prohibited from food they sell. 


Frozen yogurt is right behind ice cream in popularity. And Yogurtland is one of the best places to swirl the sweet treat. Join the shop’s loyalty program Real Rewards and earn points on all in-shop and online purchases.

On National Ice Cream Day, members earn 2x points on all purchases. Plus, if you’re new to the program, earn 50 bonus points just for signing up.

Best of all, members enjoy exclusive offers on the shop’s cool treats. 


On July 31, Baskin-Robbins 31% off scoops. For other sweet deals, download the app.

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