On July 18, treat yourself to a delicious, refreshing treat for National Ice Cream Day! In honor of the celebration, we asked local ice cream shop owners for their favorite flavors and what deals they’re celebrating with. Be sure to support small businesses #AroundFishers and grab an ice cream cone from your favorite shop or try a new one on the list! 

vanilla ice cream with chocolate in a waffle cone

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream 

Greg Glaros, Owner 

Favorite Flavor: My personal favorites are Chocolate Pecan, Spouse Like a House, and Chocoholic Chunk. Customers’ favorites include Butter Pecan, Oree-dough, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie, Graham Central Station, and Key Lime Pie.

Specials: We offer $1 off quarts of ice cream and .50 off pints of ice cream every Tuesday. For the month of July, we’re offering a special flavor called Stars, Stripes and Sprinkles. It’s vanilla ice cream with limited edition Oreos with red, white, and blue popping candy in the cream and red, white, and blue sprinkles.

Location: 8760 E 116th Street

Ohana Donuts & Ice Cream 

Matt Proctor, General Manager

Favorite Flavor: Espresso Brownie Swirl. I love the coffee-based ice cream, and the chunks of brownie and fudge swirl give it that great chocolatey taste! It’s also amazing in a milkshake!

Specials: Leading up to National Ice Cream Day, we are introducing a donut ice cream sandwich, fully customizable with all our ice cream flavors and donut toppings. For the week of Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16, we will be offering them at a special introductory price of $4.99!

Location: 11640 Brooks School Road, Ste. #100

Chocolate ice cream in a waffle cone
a bowl of ice cream with graham crackers and marshmallows

CRAVE Ice Cream Social 

Amanda Grollnek, Owner 

Favorite Flavor: Our favorite flavor at CRAVE is Graham Fudge Ripple. It’s a graham flavor base with big chunks of chocolate and graham crackers and a brown sugar ripple throughout. 

Specials: Our specials for the day will be a S’mores sundae with our graham fudge ripple ice cream. It’s served in a waffle bowl, topped with chocolate syrup and toasted marshmallows. We will also be offering a special deal of buy two 2-scoop dishes, get a 1-scoop dish free.

Location: 11691 Fall Creek Road, Ste. #115

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

Favorite Flavor: Classic vanilla! 

Specials: Check our Instagram for daily flavors. 

Location: 8910 E. 96th Street

a vanilla hot fudge sundae with whipped cream and cherry