We All Scream, All Day Long: Here's Your Guide to National Ice Cream Day 2016 in & Around NYC

It's one of the sweetest days of the year.

This Sunday, June 17th, is National Ice Cream Day, and several ice cream based chains are serving up either free ice cream, or some seriously discounted scoops.

Book your next dentist appointment, because taking advantage of these deals is sure to leave you with one intense cavity once the weekend is over.

Check out the best deals this Sunday at these popular chains, and then eat all you can eat in an entire day. No, really. Do it. 

Brain freeze be damned! 

Carvel (various NYC locations)

If you buy one any size soft serve ice cream cone or cup at a participating location you can get the second free.

Cumberland Farms (Not in NYC, but you can always Pokemon Go there...)


If you buy a 20 oz Pepsi or Mountain Dew, you get a free Farmhouse Ice Cream Sandwich. 


Take advantage of this deal if you think you can handle all that sugar.

Marble Slab Creamery (Maggie Moo's 39-33 Bell Blvd - Queens)


You know the drill - buy one any size ice cream cone get the second free, at participating locations.

Cold Stone Creamery (various NYC locations Midtown & Brooklyn)


If you're an ice cream aficionado who likes to indulge on the regular, sign up for Cold Stone's online rewards program and you'll receive a buy one cone, get one free coupon.

Baskin Robbins (various NYC locations ― Like, literally everywhere)

If you buy a double scoop of any flavor from any Baskin Robbins you'll get a free upgrade to a waffle cone. Free upgrades are the best upgrades.

Friendly's (not far, but not in NYC -  552 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Square)

Friendly's is stepping it up with their month-long "Sprinklefest" which offers deals on single and double scoop cones, as well as the "Sunday Fundae Cone." 

With single scoops starting at $1.99, and double scoops/Sunday Fundae's going for $2.99, this is one sweet deal you have to take advantage of.


They also have an official National Ice Cream Day special, get a large sundae for just $3. Now that's bananas.

Tastee-Freez (58 Delmar Avenue, Delmar)


If you bring this coupon to a participating Tastee-Freez or Wienerschnitzel you'll get a dollar off a banana split sundae.

PetSmart (632 Broadway & 517 East 117th Street)


You can't just let man's best friend go hungry on National Ice Cream Day! Head to a PetSmart PetsHotel to grab a "Doggie Ice Cream Sundae", made with dog-friendly soft serve and crushed up dog biscuits.

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[via Thrillist] [Feature Image Courtesy Instagram] 

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