National Soft Serve Day Ice Cream Deals
Ice cream is a delicious summertime treat. (Actually, it’s great to enjoy any time of year!) And did you know tomorrow—Saturday, Aug. 19—is National Soft Serve Day? That’s right, it’s an entire day that raises awareness about this tasty soft-serve version of ice cream!
And the best part is, Carvel is offering up some sweet deals to celebrate the day.
Ice cream lovers on Staten Island and throughout the city can get a buy-one-get-one cup or cone of any flavor on Saturday. They can also double their fun by getting a limited-time double cone today through Sunday.
The buy one, get one deal is available in-store only on National Soft Serve Day. The discount applies to an item of equal or lesser value and is valid at all participating locations in NYC and beyond while supplies last.
While there is no shortage of local Carvels on Staten Island, the ice cream chain will also hold several fun National Soft Serve Day promo events throughout the city today and tomorrow.
More National Soft Serve Day Fun
Who doesn’t love the famous Fudgie the Whale? Fudgie will be traveling with the Carvel ice cream truck around New York City handing out free original soft serve. Fudgie fans can follow his stops on Carvel’s social media pages, including Instagram.
On Saturday, Carvel is taking over a NYC Ferry ride along the East River. Cruise-goers will relax and unwind on the trip with plush pillows and a soft serve-themed experience while enjoying Carvel’s soft serve treats.
While on board, passengers might even spot a whale…Fudgie the Whale, of course! That’s right, he’s back and ready to delight cruising ice cream fans of all ages. The cruise takes place aboard one ship on the East River route, beginning at 11:55am tomorrow.
Soft serve treats will be available on a first come , first serve basis. Tickets available at ferry.nyc.
A Small Scoop of Carvel’s Big History
Carvel’s original soft serve ice cream was created in New York after Tom Carvel’s ice cream truck broke down in the summer heat.
The company was founded by Carvel, who began selling ice cream from his vending truck in 1929. Today, there are so many ice cream treats to choose from at this very popular shop with locations found throughout Staten Island and other places.
In addition to soft serve ice cream, other treats include scooped flavors, shakes, Sundae Dashers and more. And don’t forget about the chain’s popular ice cream cakes, including Cookie Puss, Cookie O’Puss and a variety of holiday cakes!
National Soft Serve Day on Staten Island
Carvel has many locations on Staten Island and throughout the metro area. It’s a good idea to call ahead to confirm that your local Carvel is participating in the National Soft Serve Day promo.
Here are some of the Carvel locations on Staten Island, but you can also see a list of locations on Carvel’s website:
4332 Amboy Rd.
2590 Hylan Blvd.
280-30 Marsh Ave.
3161 Amboy Rd.
1780 Forest Ave.
480 Forest Ave.
For more information about Carvel and all its fun frozen treats, visit carvel.com.
If you’re looking for more ice cream fun throughout the summer or any time of year, check out our roundup of some of the best ice cream shops on Staten Island. From big chains to local shops, there are so many places in the borough to get great ice cream.
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