The Ice Cream Lover’s Guide to Spring Freebie Days

Can you feel it? The weather is getting warmer, the sunshine is shining longer and the air is feeling fresher! Oh yeah, Spring is approaching!  We have endured the cold, rainy, winter, watched as the groundhog called for an early Spring, and dragged ourselves out of bed after the dreaded loss of an hour’s time change. Finally! Spring has sprung… or it is about to… and with it comes many Springtime Freebies! Mark your calendar to get yourself and your family out of the house to enjoy the spring weather and some yummy freebies!

March 19- First Day of Spring!

  • Rita’s Italian ice everywhere  is offering a FREE regular size ice every first day of Spring.  Call your local Rita’s to make sure they are participating before heading over.

For more information:   Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard – Ice Cream Shop

  • Dairy Queen stores everywhere (except for the mall!) offer a free vanilla or chocolate cone every first day of Spring. Call your local Dairy Queen to make sure they are participating before going.

For more information:  Dairy Queen Celebrates First Day of Spring With Free Ice Cream

March 21- 12PM-9PM

  • EIS Cafe Europe & Tiki Tee Mini Golf in Northfield NJ is offering a free small gelato or frozen yogurt AND free round of mini golf. Food and Fun!

For more information: Free Mini Golf & Ice Cream

March 28- 7AM-2PM

  • Shore Good Donuts in Ship Bottom NJ offering a Free Donut between 7AM -2 PM.

For more information: 8th Annual Free Donut Day

April 26-  National Pretzel Day

  • Philly Pretzel Factory– although not officially announced yet- Philly Pretzel Factory celebrates Pretzel Day most years with FREE pretzels! Keep checking the website!

For more information:

April 30 – Free ice cream

  • Alstede Farms in Chester NJ is offering a free ice cream to celebrate Farmer Kurt’s birthday.

For more information: Free Ice Cream Day

May 2-

  • Free Comic Book Day 

Many Comic Book Stores offer a selection of free comic books on Free Comic Book Day, Call your local stores to see if they are participating!

For more information:  Free Comic Book Day: Home Page

  • Woo Hoo in Beach Haven, NJ is offering free ice cream (just download their app)

For more information:

May 12 – 4PM-8PM

  • Haagen Dazs– free ice cream cone day!

For more information:Celebrate Free Cone Day with Haagen-Dazs® | Häagen-Dazs®

Jessica Cicalese Kurtz  is a veteran middle school engineering and science teacher at Toms River Schools. She has experience as a curriculum developer, teacher trainer, and is a regular contributing writer of'

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