Ben & Jerry’s is postponing Free Cone Day!

Ben And Jerry’s Free Cone Day Is Around The Corner!

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By Cooking Panda

It comes every year: Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day! Ben & Jerry’s fans can get excited that this year’s free cone day is just around the corner.

Foodbeast reports that Free Cone Day will take place on April 4 between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. Get ready! April 4 is Ben & Jerry’s anniversary, so it’s only fitting that they’re choosing that day to return some of the love we like showing them. The tradition reportedly began in 1979 after Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield completed one whole year of serving up frozen goodness in Burlington, Vermont.

More than a million scoops are expected to be given away during this time, and you can choose a scoop of any available flavor at your local Scoop Shop. The best part is that this deal is available worldwide, so you can celebrate your love for the great Ben and Jerry even outside of the U.S. 

In a press release, B&J CEO Jostein Solheim said, “We believe in having fun, and in thanking our fans with free ice cream for our anniversary every year. Through the power of ice cream, we are able to form strong connections and create positive social change together. Free Cone Day is one way to show our fans how much we appreciate them.”

That is most definitely a great way to show us we’re appreciated. The only question now is, which flavor will you choose? Will it be the classic Cherry Garcia, or will you kick it up a notch with something new? Maybe you’d like to use this opportunity to try out a flavor that you’ve been eyeing, but unsure of trying? What about some of that brand new Urban Bourbon? Go wild, it’s free!

The best part of this news is that some of the Scoop Shops will be teaming up with non-profit organizations in their local areas to spread their messages and help gather donations. Just when you thought April 4 couldn’t get any sweeter!

Do yourself a favor and stop by your nearest Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop on April 4 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Snag a free cone and maybe even throw in a donation for a good cause. Happy anniversary, Ben & Jerry!

Sources: Foodbeast, Ben & Jerry's / Photo Credit: Ben & Jerry's/Instagram

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May 10 Is Free Cone Day At Haagen-Dazs

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It’s the day all you sweet-toothed fans have been waiting for: Haagen-Dazs is running its annual Free Cone Day this Tuesday, May 10.

From 4 to 8 p.m., customers can go to any participating shop (find one near you here) and receive a complimentary kiddie scoop of either ice cream, sorbet or gelato in a cup, sugar cone or cake cone.

“We look forward to Free Cone Day all year,” Adam Hanson, the Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Company President and General Manager, told Eat Drink Deals. “Not only is it a fun day where we are able to give back to our guests who support us year-round, it also means summer is right around the corner.

“Last year, we served 315,000 scoops on Free Cone Day, and this year, we are excited to help even more people leave the dreary days of winter behind and take a moment to enjoy Haagen-Dazs’ simple and pure ingredients.”

As if that weren’t enough, DCist reports that Haagen-Dazs will also be hosting a virtual ice cream social at 1 p.m. EDT on Twitter. Fans are invited to share their “favorite ice cream moments” using the hashtag #HDfreeconeday for a chance to win an assortment of different gift cards (to either American Express or Haagen-Dazs shops) or a year of free ice cream.

Good luck!

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Sources: Haagen-Dazs, Eat Drink Deals, DCist / Photo credits: Haagen-Dazs/Facebook (2) (3)

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Enjoy A Free Ben And Jerry’s Ice Cream Cone On April 12!

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By Cooking Panda

Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day is back!

On April 12, head to your local Ben and Jerry’s to enjoy a free cone from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. There’s no fine print on this free snack, so you don’t need to pretend you have a twin if you attempt to get another free cone.

Free Cone Day has existed since 1979, and it’s been a global event since the year 2000. You can enjoy a free cone in dozens of countries around the world.

The Ben and Jerry’s website offers several tips to prepare you for the Free Cone Day experience, such as explaining how you can utilize Ben and Jerry’s ice cream to do good by supporting small-scale farmers, promoting clean waterways, and helping people who have faced various barriers to employment. Ben and Jerry’s also supports fair trade sourcing, climate justice, and marriage equality. Isn’t it nice to do good by eating something that tastes good?

More tips are provided you to help you once you get to the store. Ten ideas are given to help you pass the time while waiting in line, and since you can get in line as often as you please, you may be waiting a lot. From starting a wave to doing the “Ice Cream Shuffle,” there are a myriad of options to help you pass the time.

You may also want to look out for the seven types of customers are regularly observed on Free Cone Day, such as “The Cone-spiracy Theorist,” “The Cone-cealer,” and “The Cone-quistador.”

Sources: Delish, Ben and Jerry's Free Cone Day / Photo Credit: Ben and Jerry's Line Karma

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