Tuesday, July 8, 2014

10 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month


A little factoid for you: In 1984 President Reagan proclaimed July to be National Ice Cream Month and July 15th to be National Ice Cream Day. Since then, National Ice Cream Day has been delegated to the 3rd Sunday of July, making it July 20th this year. You can read the official proclamation here. It's so legit it's a bit hilarious. If you do need a reason to celebrate ice cream you have the rest of the month to do it!  We're here with a few ideas to help you party ice cream style, starting with this list of ways to celebrate.

Head out! There are tons of options of great ice cream and dessert places around the state. Here are a couple of lists to check out:

Your Ultimate Guide to Tasty Treats in Tucson


Top 10 Shops for Ice Cream, Gelato, and Treats in Metro Phoenix


Here are a couple of deals going on for National Ice Cream Month:

Carvel
BOGO sundaes every Wednesday. Use this coupon on July 20th for 80 cent cup or cone.

Baskin Robbins Buy two scoops get a free waffle cone throughout July.

Udder Delights (Gilbert) BOGO milkshakes on Mondays

Enter this contest on Instagram for free ice cream.

Make homemade ice cream. There is nothing like homemade.

If you don't have an ice cream maker, try these ideas:
The base of this cake is made from ice cream sandwiches, yum!
How fun would it be to invite some friends over to devour this thing?

Ice Cream in a Bag
Head outside, let the heat engulf you and dream about ice cream. Check back tomorrow for a list of YOUR favorite ice cream places. Or, join us on Facebook to add to the conversation!
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