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Tuesday is Also Free Cone Day at Ben and Jerry’s!

Visit your nearest "scoop shop," eat ice cream for free.

By Jessica Voelker March 22, 2010

Free!

In the Vermont town where I went to college, Ben and Jerry’s free cone day—when the company offers up single-scoop ice cream cones all day long—is a serious rite of spring, as important an annual event as the Festival on the Green or 4/20.

Students would line up for hours to get a free hit of the sweet stuff, sometimes queuing up again before they’d even start to lick their first cone: One of the great beauties of Free Cone Day is you can have as many free cones as you like provided you wait your turn.

It’s maybe not such a big deal here—we have a lot of ice cream in Seattle—but it’s still a nice way to mark the transition to the warmer months. Stop by your local B and J’s tomorrow, March 23, between 12 and 8pm to claim your frozen prize.

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