Here’s this week’s guide to upcoming ice cream events in honor of National Ice Cream Month. Remember to check your local listings for events in your area, and don’t forget to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on Tuesday, July 17.
Ice Cream Social. Lake Kennedy Center. Cape Coral, Florida. Friday, July 13. 1 PM. Free ice cream. (This ice cream social is really to celebrate Parks & Rec Month, but you can pretend it’s for National Ice Cream Month).
Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog ‘n Hog. Shady Brook Farm. Yardley, Pennsylvania. Sunday, July 15. 8:30AM until…. Cost is $45 and a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Penndel Food Pantry. Racers will jog two miles then stop to eat one quart of Uncle Dave’s vanilla ice cream.
Ninth Annual Ice Cream Sunday. New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Las Cruces, New Mexico. Sunday, July 15. 12 Noon to 4PM. Admission: $4 for adults; $2 for kids 17 and under. The event features an ice cream sandwich eating contest and race.
Blueberry and Ice Cream Festival. Fort Hills Farms. Thompson, Connecticut. Sunday, July 15. 1PM to 4PM. Free event. Samples of The Farmer’s Cow ice cream flavors including Buckets of Blueberries. Bluegrass music.
Free Ice Cream. Circle N Dairy. Gainesville, Texas. Monday, July 16. 10AM to 12 Noon.
Complimentary Ice Cream. Free to guests staying at Omni Hotels & Resorts. Tuesday, July 17. 4PM to 6PM. Event features Design-Your-Own Sundae Bar.
Mars & Six Flags. Tuesday, July 17. Mars and Six Flags Amusement Parks have teamed up to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. The first 200 guests to arrive at each park will receive a wristband giving them VIP access to select rides. The day will also feature an ice cream social from 4PM to 5PM.