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National Ice Cream Month/Day deals and freebies for 2024

What’s better than ice cream? FREE ice cream, of course. Everyone screams for ice cream deals!

July is National Ice Cream Month, first designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, followed by National Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday of July. Sunny California ranks No. 1 in ice cream production, with Indiana coming in second. However, find lots of cool deals and freebies in every state on July 21, 2024.

Photo: Baskin-Robbins


National Ice Cream Month is the perfect time to enjoy the Flavor of the Month at Baskin-Robbins. For July, it’s Beach Day. The summery sweet treat is made with salted vanilla-flavored ice cream swimming with milk chocolate-flavored caramel-filled sea turtles, frosting flecks and swirls of graham cracker sand. 

To end the sweet month, Baskin-Robbins is offering its Celebrate 31 Special on July 31, 2024 — 31% off all scoops. 

If you’re looking for more sweet deals, download the chain’s app for exclusive deals and offers.

Burger King

Burgers aren’t the only thing on the menu at Burger King. The fast-food chain also serves vanilla soft serve cups or cones. On National Ice Cream Day, enjoy a FREE Soft Serve Cone with a $1 minimum purchase. The offer is only available via the BK app

Plus, for fry fans who love dipping fries in ice cream for a sweet and salty snack, Royal Perks members enjoy FREE fries every week through the end of the year. Get more details here.


Carvel is celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a sweet delivery special.

From July 18 to 21, 2024, enjoy $6 off orders of $35 or more on Uber Eats and DoorDash (for DashPass members only). 

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 21, 2024. 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. 

Here’s the inside scoop: Dairy Queen is giving away a FREE Dilly Bar with a $1 minimum purchase on July 21, 2024. The sweet giveaway is only available in the DQ app

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 21, 2024.

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

Image: Dippin’ Dots


Free mini ice cream cones or cups to the first qualifying 200 in-store customers, starting at 11 a.m. on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 21, 2024.

Häagen-Dazs at Beach Place on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 21, 2024.

To qualify, ice cream aficionados must download the Häagen-Dazs app before visiting the store at 17 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Limited to one cone or cup per customer.

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.

For National Ice Cream Month, Menchie’s is offering a Smile Challenge game with a chance to win a $250 gift card. Plus, complete all of the challenges by July 31, 2024 and receive $5 in Menchie’s Money.

The game is only available in the shop’s app. Be sure to scan your app every time you visit. 


Shake it up at Potbelly!

From June 28 to Sept. 1, 2024, the sandwich shop is offering its Potbelly Perks members a half-price shake with the purchase of an entrée.

The deal runs every weekend from Friday at 5 p.m. through the close of business on Sunday.


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.


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.

For National Ice Cream Day, members earn 2x points on all purchases in-shop or online on July 21, 2024. 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. 

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