National Ice Cream Day Freebies & Specials!


I(ce) cream, you scream, we all scream for (free) ice cream! 

July 18 is National Ice Cream Day and we can’t think of a better time to celebrate this “holiday” than during this hot and humid Lowcountry summer. Here’s a list of places that are offering freebies or special deals for National Ice Cream Day!

Freebies & Deals:

  • In honor of National Ice Cream Day, Dashi is launching their dessert camper! Join them for an ice cream social from 12 – 4 pm with $2 soft-serve cones with ice cream from Cirsea.
  • 7-11: The store is celebrating its birthday all month by dropping a free small Slurpee into every 7Rewards account in July, including National Ice Cream Day.
  • Stop by the Info Cottage on July 18 to get a free voucher to use at Nexton Square!
  • Park Circle Creamery is celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a Christmas in July special featuring $2 scoops from 11 am – 2 pm and 2/$16 pints all day.
  • Izzy’s Scoops & Sweets is celebrating with BOGO off of equal or lesser value.

Store-bought and Online Ice Cream Specials: 

  • Whole Foods: To celebrate National Ice Cream Day, from July 7 through July 20, Whole Foods Market will offer 35% off all ice cream and frozen treats, including new items from Milk Bar, Jeni’s, and 365 by Whole Foods Market, plus Prime Members save an extra 10%!
  • Instacart: Spend $20 on Dreyer’s ice cream products and get $5 off your order or free delivery through July 31.
  • Re-Think Ice Cream: The ice cream company is offering a buy-six-get-two free deal on its website through July 31.
  • Sensodyne: To redeem a free kit this National Ice Cream Day, tweet #LiveEveryMoMint on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 18 starting 12 am ET. You can also enter to win prior to National Ice Cream Day starting July 1 by visiting
  • Yasso: Get free shipping on any order of the Greek frozen yogurt dessert snacks through July 31.
  • Salt & Straw: Get free shipping on Salt & Straw’s ice cream.

Don’t forget to check out our Guide to Cool Treats Around Charleston for all of our favorite local ice cream places around the Lowcountry!

If you know of any local places offering National Ice Cream Day freebies or specials, let us know in the comments!