To celebrate National Ice Cream Day, Bay Area ice cream and frozen yogurt purveyors are offering discounts and freebies this Sunday, July 15. Here’s the scoop:
Fentons: Because this is the iconic Oakland creamery’s 124th birthday, the shop will serve Black & Tan Junior Sundaes for $1.24 all day Sunday. Activities scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. include arts and crafts for children, ice cream sampling and face painting. 4226 Piedmont Ave., Oakland.
Cream: On Sunday and Monday, customers who purchase a scoop of ice cream in cake cone or a cup will receive a free scoop. To find Cream locations, go to www.creamnation.com.
Yogurtland: This froyo chain, which introduced ice cream to its lineup last year, will offer “buy one, get one free” on both ice cream and frozen yogurt from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Locations: www.yogurt-land.com
Baskin-Robbins: If you download the app on Sunday, you’ll receive an offer such as BOGO cone or sundae or $2 off a medium milkshake. On July 31, the company will celebrate its 31 flavors by selling all regular-sized scoops for $1.50. Locations: www.baskinrobbins.com
Rita’s Italian Ice: At one new location, the Rita’s at Westfield Oakridge Mall in San Jose, the shop’s grand opening deal on the day before Ice Cream Day — Saturday, July 14 — will feature Italian ice for $1 and gelati for $2. The offer is good all day, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Rita’s is located near the Nordstrom Rack entrance to the mall, 925 Blossom Hill Road.
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Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle