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Dairy Queen is welcoming the start of spring in the best possible way: by handing out free ice cream!
On Monday, March 21, the day after the official start of spring, head over to your local DQ for a free small vanilla soft-serve cone. There is a limit of one free cone per customer, while supplies last at participating non-mall DQ locations. The deal is not valid on digital or delivery orders.
To find a location that’s participating in Free Cone Day, check the Dairy Queen website.
Dairy Queen typically asks that you make a donation to Children’s Miracle Network while getting your free cone. As of 2018, Free Cone Day had raised more than $130 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in local communities.
If you can’t make it to Dairy Queen for the free cone — or if you want more ice cream after that — the ice cream chain’s March Blizzard is Mint Brownie. For mint and chocolate lovers, the dessert is made with a combination of brownie pieces and cool mint blended with vanilla soft serve.
Or if you’d rather drink your dessert, you will also find a mint chip shake. The treat offers a blend of crème de menthe, choco confetti chips, vanilla soft serve and milk.
You’ll find plenty of other treats on the DQ menu as well, including larger-sized cones and chocolate-dipped cones.
If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try a frozen treat that is a little less traditional, check your local Walmart to see if it’s carrying any Kraft macaroni and cheese ice cream. Yes, that’s right — it’s an ice cream by Van Leeuwen with the buttery, cheesy flavoring of Kraft mac and cheese. And apparently, it might actually be delightful.
Will you be adding a trip to Dairy Queen to your plans on March 21?