What’s sweeter than a swirl of ice cream on a cone at no charge to you? These Twin Cities ice cream shops are scooping out a steal for you on Free Cone Day 2019.
2019 Free Cone Dates
March 20 – Dairy Queen
April 9, 2019 – Ben & Jerry’s
May 14, 2019 – Haagen-Dazs (4-8pm)
Cheap Ice Cream
Conny’s Creamy Cone | St Paul | Conny’s claim to fame is her 27 flavors of soft-serve ice cream offered at great prices – kids scoops starting at just over a dollar. Opens early March.
Cup and Cone | White Bear Lake | This yummy soft serve joint is the pride of White Bear Lake. The prices will have you crying tears of joy. Opens March 6.
Hastings Co-op Creamery | Hastings | Super-budget chocolate shakes!
Nelson’s Ice Cream | Stillwater & St Paul | Look forward to an incredible amount of ice cream for your money. Four kids and one hungry mom were completely satisfied with that sole kiddie scoop. Opens mid-March.
St Paul Corner Drug | St Paul | Though it’s been many years since the cones cost a quarter, the prices still evoke a different era — and are generous enough to split. Open year-round.
Community Ice Cream Socials
Get your ice cream fix all summer long. Unless otherwise noted, all of these socials are free and do not require registration. In some cases, additional food and activities have fees.