It’s National Ice Cream Day, and as ice cream prices have risen, companies are rolling out deals and giveaways on Sunday.

The big picture: Much like on National Fries Day last week, companies are using giveaways and offers to build bigger customer databases and build loyalty.

Driving the news: Ice cream prices in June rose 12.5% ​​with inflation from a year ago and are expected to continue to rise, while demand for frozen treats has not thawed.

Rollback: Former President Reagan declared the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day and July as National Ice Cream Month in 1984.

Meanwhile, Unrelated to ice cream, Sunday is the last day teachers can save with Kohl’s teacher discount and the first day of Target’s 15% teacher discount.

Ice Cream Day offers, gifts

The following offers are available Sunday, July 17 at participating stores, unless otherwise noted.

  • Most offers require membership in a loyalty program or ordering with an app.
  • To be on the safe side, check with your nearest location to see if they are participating.
Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Daily Deal

From Sunday until July 23, at Baskin Robbins get $5 off any purchase of $15 or more in-store and online.

Details: Use code BECOOLER at checkout for online orders and scan a coupon from the chain’s app to redeem the offer at ice cream shops.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Discount

Rejoin Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Fanatics Club to get 10% off in-store and take-out orders every visit.

  • You will need an email address and phone number to register.
National Carvel BOGO Ice Cream Day

Visit Carvel on Sunday and get a small cup or soft serve ice cream cone at one price.

Charleys Philly Steaks $1 Off Ice Cream Day

Charleys Rewards Members can get $1 off any ice cream, sundae, or shake Sunday at stores that sell ice cream products with a deal on the channel’s app.

Cold Stone Ice Cream Day Coupon

Creamery with cold stones is offering $4 off $20 or more on app orders for new and existing My Cold Stone Club members from Sunday through July 21.

  • Download the app and login for the offer.
Dairy Queen Dipped Cone Ice Cream Day Deal

With the Dairy Queen app Sunday, get $1 off a dipped cone, excluding children’s cones.

DiGiorno Ice Cream Day Contest

The pizza brand says it’s launching “Croissant Crust Ice Cream Cones” made from its croissant crust and two ice cream flavors – Strawberry Tomato Basil and Parmesan – through an online raffle until sunday.

Free Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream Day Mini Cup

Dipping points is handing out free mini cups of its pearl ice cream at participating locations on Sunday during two-hour windows. The channel’s website will list distribution times.

DoorDash Ice Cream Shop Offer

Get $5 Off Your DoorDash command after spending $15 on Sunday with a purchase at The Ice Cream Shop.

  • Open DoorDash, search for Ice Cream Shop and add ice cream to your cart.
  • Use promo code ICECREAM5 at checkout.
Insomnia Cookies Ice Cream Day Free Scoop

Insomnia cookies will be offering free scoops of ice cream with any in-store purchase or purchase for local delivery on Sundays.

Marble Ice Cream Day

Marble slab creamery has an ice cream surprise for Slab Happy Rewards members and offers members until July 31 when they “register and make a purchase at participating stores.”

  • Offers vary and include a free small ice cream and a buy, get a free small ice cream.
Smashburger Ice Cream Day Shake Deal

Smashburger is offering non-dairy shakes made with Eclipse ice cream for half price on Sunday in store by mentioning the promo to their cashier or on the site or app with the code ECLIPSE.

Whole Foods Ice Cream Day Discount

Until July 19, get 25% off ice cream and frozen treats at Whole Foods Market stores.

  • Prime members can save an additional 10%.
  • For a limited time, use the Ibotta app at Whole Foods to get a free purchase on individually wrapped Mochi Ice Cream found at Bubbies Mochi Self-Serve Freezers.
Yogurtland Ice Cream Day Rewards Offer

Yoghurtland Real Rewards members earn triple points on Sunday for in-store and online orders.

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