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CHILL OUT: Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Dayton with these creamy deals

If you are in the mood to scream over ice cream this weekend, you’re in luck.

Sunday, July 15, is National Ice Cream Day (finally), and ice cream joints across the country and locally are offering sweet deals on your favorite flavor. 

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And there are plenty of people who will take them up on the offers. Ninety-six percent of Americans surveyed by YouGov said they regularly eat ice cream.

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America’s favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate, according to the survey, followed by vanilla, butter pecan, cookies and cream, mint chocolate chip, cookie dough, strawberry, pistachio, rocky road, chocolate chip and cake batter.

Don’t see your favorite there? Maybe the deals below can help. Here’s the scoop on freebies and deals being offered to celebrate ice cream.

Ducky’s Snowballs and Ice Cream:  Ducky’s in Troy is being extra sweet this holiday and will be offering $.50 soft serve cones to customers. 

Arrow Queen: The New Carlisle ice cream shop offers a small soft serve chocolate, vanilla or twist every day for just a dollar.

The Root Beer Stande: You’ve got some options to work with at the Stande; chocolate, vanilla and swirl cones are $.99. Then, for an extra $1, you can dip the cone in either chocolate, butterscotch or cherry dip. 

Dairy Shed: One of Bellbrook’s sweetest stops is offering a soft serve cone special, all the way up to their largest size: baby size: $1, small: $1.50, medium: $2, large: $2.50

Baskin-Robbins: Download the Baskin-Robbins app on National Ice Cream Day to get offers such as a buy one, get one free cone, 99-cent sundaes and $2 off a medium milkshake. 

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Dairy Queen: Get a free small Blizzard treat when you download the Dairy Queen app and register for an account.

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Dippin' Dots: You can get a free mini cup of Dippin' Dots at participating stores and shopping center locations

Pet Smart – Your dog can get a doggie ice cream at Pet Smart locations that have a Pets Hotel on Saturday and Sunday.

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