Young’s celebrating 151 years with $1.51 cones, cheeseburgers, cheese curds

Young’s Jersey Dairy is preparing to party till the cows come home in celebration of 151 years.

The family attraction at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road near Yellow Springs is celebrating its big birthday Jan. 17-20 by offering discounts to customers.

>> BEST OF DAYTON: Where can you find the best ice cream? 

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Young’s birthday celebration is an annual event.

“It’s a lot of fun,” Dan Young, the family-owned business’ chief ice cream dipper and CEO, told us last year when Young’s celebrated a milestone 150 years. “Our local community really likes it. They can take the entire family.”

>> RELATED:  Young’s Dairy is on the MOOve — literally! 

Commemorative 151st anniversary milk bottles will be free with the purchase of sundaes, ice cream cones, milkshakes or fried cheese curds while supplies last.

Dairy Store Specials:
Single dip waffle cone $1.51
Cheeseburgers $1.51
Kid's Meals $1.51
Fried Farmstead cheese curds $3.99

>> Best of Dayton 2018: Young’s homemade ice cream tops list

Credit: Photo: Young's Jersey Dairy

Credit: Photo: Young's Jersey Dairy

Golden Jersey Inn Specials:
Cheeseburgers $1.51
Kid's Meals $1.51
Fried Farmstead cheese curds $3.99

Young’s Farmstead Cheese Specials: 

Special sampler package of four kinds of Young’s Farmstead Cheese, $7.99

Two samplers featuring eight of Young’s farmstead cheeses

Udders & Putters Specials:
Game of miniature golf $1.51
Medium bucket of golf balls $1.51


1869: Young family relatives built the famous red barn.

Around 1945: Hap Young bought the 60-acre farm and house shortly after the end of World War II.

1958: The family began selling fresh Jersey milk to the public.

>> PREVIOUS COVERAGE:  Young’s Jersey Dairy named an official stop on the Ohio Ice Cream Trail

1960: The Youngs built and opened their first real dairy store.

1968: The family built part of its current dairy store.

1990: Young mascots — Cowtherine, Barnabe,  Cafleen and Cowvin  — are born.

>> What has voted the best place to take the kids

1993: Young's adds its first activity at Udders and Putters, its 18-hole farm theme miniature golf course.

1995: The drive range is added.

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

1996: The nine position batting cage opens.

1998: The Golden Jersey Inn, a full-service restaurant, opens.

1999: Barnabe's Walnut Grove is built for picnics, reunions and other functions.

2000: A second mini golf course is added.

2008: Cowvin's Fast Slide, a 30-foot slide, opens.

2009: The family starts making Young's Farmstead Cheese.

2017: Young's on the Moove, a food truck is launched.

>> RELATED: Young’s launches its food truck 


WHAT: Young's 150th Birthday Celebration

WHERE: 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road, Yellow Springs

WHEN: Friday to Monday, Jan. 18-21

INFO: Website Facebook | Instagram Twitter YouTube

About the Author