Cool down this summer by visiting some of the best ice cream festivals in the US!
El Paso Ice Cream Festival
Since 2016, El Paso has been celebrating ice cream by inviting 20 different ice cream and frozen treat vendors to Cohen Stadium, becoming one of the city’s largest festivals. The festival takes place on July 2 to kick off National Ice Cream month. Enjoy fireworks, live music, and local and national ice cream vendors. All proceeds benefit Scoops for Troops, an organization whose goal is to help military veterans.
Atlanta Ice Cream Festival
The 9thannual Ice Cream Festival in Atlanta, Georgia takes place July 28 this year. What makes this festival unique is that it combines wellness activities and your favorite frozen dessert to keep you moving, while making room for more ice cream! Activities include a cancer walk, ice cream eating competition, local live music, yoga session, young chef demonstrations, Zumba, and of course– ice cream!
Sundaes on Sunday Ice Cream Festival
This annual ice cream fest on July 15thin Linwood, NJ is a day filled with ice cream, petting zoos, wagon rides, bouncy houses, live entertainment, magicians, and more. The proceeds go to The Alcove Center for Grieving Children and Families.
Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Fest
The 15thannual Super Scooper fest will be a three-day long event from July 4-6 in Philadelphia. This event benefits the Joshua Kahan fund to fight pediatric leukemia. The ice cream vendors you can anticipate include Haagen Dazs, Ben and Jerry’s, Good Humor, Breyers, and several more.
Ice Cream Sunday
Enjoy frozen treats from all over the bay area on July 17. Located at SoMa StrEat Park in San Francisco, California, you can enjoy ice cream tacos, custard, popsicles and other ice cream treats in a variety of forms. Children 14 and under are admitted for free all day. Eating contests, games, and DJs are guaranteed to make for a cool and fun filled day.
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