10 best National Ice Cream Day deals in central Ohio

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Sunday is National Ice Cream Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with free ice cream. Here are 10 places where you can get free or discounted ice cream in central Ohio this weekend.


Download the Baskin-Robbins app and take advantage of special offers on National Ice Cream Day like a buy-one-get-one cone, a buy-one-get-one for $0.99 sundae and $2 off a medium milkshake. Click or tap here to get the app.

Cold Stone Creamery

Join Cold Stone Creamery’s eClub and get a buy-one-get-one Free Creation on your account for your birthday, exclusive member-only offers, and opportunities to win fantastic prizes all year long.

Dippin’ Dots

Stop by a participating Dippin Dots on Sunday and get a free mini cup of Dippin’ Dots. This offer is only valid during a two-hour window, and the time varies by location. Check with your local Dippin’ Dots store for hours.


Graeter’s is celebrating both National Ice Cream Day and their 148th anniversary on Sunday! Visit any participating Graeter’s location and get a cone for just $1.48.

Johnson’s Real Ice Cream in the Arena District

Can’t celebrate National Ice Cream Day this weekend? No worries! Be sure to stop by the corner of Nationwide and Marconi boulevards on Tuesday, July 17, to get free ice cream from Columbia Gas and Johnson’s Real Ice Cream, a central Ohio faforite.

Laguna Mexican Street Food

Stop by Laguna Mexican Street Food on Sunday and take advantage of their buy-one-get-one half off ice cream special.


Bring your four-legged furry friend in for a free doggie ice cream at participating PetSmart PetsHotel locations on Saturday and Sunday.

Steak ‘N Shake

Take the entire family out to Steak ‘N Shake to celebrate National Ice Cream Day this weekend. While they don’t have specific deals on their shakes, kids eat free all weekend so you will still save while enjoying their famous milkshakes.  

Velvet Ice Cream

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at Ye Olde Mill with Velvet Ice Cream. They will be offering single-dip sugar or cake cones for just $1.

Whole Foods

All Whole Foods Market stores will be celebrating with a three-day sale on pints of Ben & Jerry’s and Talenti dairy and non-dairy ice cream. Customers can pick any two for just $6. Amazon Prime members can also take advantage of an extra 10% discount. This offer is valid from July 13 to July 15 while supplies last.


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