Ice cream fans should mark April 12 on their calendars, because that’s when Ben & Jerry’s will be celebrating the chain’s annual Free Cone Day for 2016.
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The annual event started back in 1979 when Ben & Jerry’s offered free scoops as a way of thanking loyal customers for all the love and support they showed during the company’s first year of business in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont.
- Who: Ben & Jerry’s
- What: Free Scoops
- Where: A Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop near you.
- When: April 12, from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m.
- Why: Because #IceCream
Last year, Ben & Jerry’s gave away over 1,000,000 scoops around the world.
— Ben & Jerry's (@benandjerrys) March 17, 2016