Velvet Ice Cream, Utica, Ohio, is celebrating the opening of its Ye Olde Mill for the season with a Free Cone Day on April 16.

Customers can enjoy a free single dip sugar or cake cone from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 16, only.

The company said the Ye Olde Mill will open for ice cream only.

Other free cone days throughout the year


Carvel – April 21
From 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., customers can get a free soft-serve cone at participating Carvel shops, nationwide.

Haagen-Dazs – May 10
From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., enjoy a free ice cream cone at participating shops.

Past (keep for next year)

Ben & Jerry’s – April 12

Dairy Queen – March 15