In the heat of summer, Dippin’ Dots is inviting friends and family to celebrate summer fun in style with a free mini cup of its frozen beaded sweet treats on National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 17. The free ice cream is available at participating stores during a two-hour window. 

Each location will have their own giveaway hours, so visit and click on “Shopping Center” to find a local store or kiosk near year. 

"There's nothing better than free ice cream to kick back and enjoy a hot summer day. We want to celebrate our favorite day of the year alongside our customers," says Steve Rothenstein, associate vice president of franchising at Dippin' Dots. "If it was up to us, it would be National Ice Cream Day every day, but we're just excited to share the sweetness with everyone this year."

Founded in 1988, Dippin' Dots, which is made at the company’s production facility in Paducah, Ky.,  distributes its flash frozen tiny beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice products in 50 states and 11 countries through its franchised and direct distribution network.