5 Spots In New York Giving Out FREE Ice Cream To Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

by Shreya Shriyan
5 Spots In New York Giving Out FREE Ice Cream To Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Be it summer or winter, ice creams are always special to those who love cold treats. As a kid, chocolate ice cream meant heaven. And as an adult, boozy-filled ice cream seems like the only kind of ice cream to eat. So, whether you’re looking to make your inner kid happy or the adult version of you satisfied, these 5 ice cream spots in New York are where you need to go for National Ice Cream Day.

5 Ice Cream Spots In New York For National Ice Cream Day

6 Spots In New York Giving Out FREE Ice Cream To Celebrate National Ice Cream day
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The Harry Potter New York flagship store is calling all ice cream enthusiasts who want to enjoy the summer bliss with ice cream. A custom ice cream truck is said to be parked outside the store. You can get your hands on a magical butterscotch-inspired treat and a scoop of free butterbeer ice cream.

If you can’t go to the shop, don’t worry! The Butterbeer ice cream truck will be driving around the city all day on Sunday. Follow their Instagram account (@harrypotterny) to get updates on where you can find the free treats. The truck’s mobility should help avoid long lines. And after all, how bad could it be to spend time with fellow Potterheads while waiting in line?

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Here Are 4 Other Spots To Get Your Scoop Of Free Ice Cream

1.Harry Potter: The Exhibition

The Harry Potter Exhibition at 50 West 34th Street, is to provide an array of interactive experiences for Potterheads. You can explore the 10 themed areas and go beyond to feel the magic of Hogwarts. See movie props and costumes, enjoy the Great Hall with floating candles, and witness moving paintings. It’s a must-visit for fans seeking more magical adventures.

2.Mikey Likes It Ice Cream

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Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer and Mikey Cole from Mikey Likes It Ice Cream has joined forces to offer complimentary CrazyShakes at Black Tap 35th, beginning at 10:30 am. You can indulge in these delectable treats if you’re craving more festive ice cream. While stocks last, you’ll have the opportunity to savour the limited-edition “Blueberry Lemon Corn CakeShake,”

3.Tipsy Scoop

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Looking for a boozy treat? Tipsy Scoop is offering free scoops of their new Banana Cream & Whiskey ice cream. They have partnered with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream for giveaways to the first 25 customers at each of their locations. The locations are 217 East 26th in Manhattan, 270 Metropolitan Ave. in Brooklyn, and 891 West Beech in Long Beach. The event is happening on July 16.


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Serendipity3 on the Upper East Side has a special treat for big spenders for National Ice Cream Day. They will be offering the “All About the Benjamins $100 Sundae,” which includes a portion of 12 scoops of ice cream in nine flavours. The sundae is served in a 100-ounce footed goblet and comes with various toppings like hot fudge, chocolate chips, peanut butter, caramel sauce, and more. It is topped with edible $100 bills and a cloud of green-glittered whipped cream. The sundae costs $100 and will only be available on July 16.

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Now that you know the spots for the best free ice creams in New York, when are you setting off to get your hands on the icy treats?

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