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National Ice Cream Soda Day

Cool down this summer with National Ice Cream Soda Day - enjoy delicious flavors, creamy toppings, and special discounts!
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June 20
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Introduction

Get ready for a cool and tasty treat on National Ice Cream Soda Day, June 20! This holiday has been around since the late 19th century when it was first introduced as a refreshing summertime beverage. Today, this delicious combination of ice cream, syrup, carbonated water, and sometimes even whipped cream is still enjoyed by people all around the world. So grab your favorite ice cream flavor and make yourself an ice cream soda to celebrate this fun day!

History of National Ice Cream Soda Day

National Ice Cream Soda Day Dates

National Ice Cream Soda Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1874</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ice Cream Soda Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Robert M. Green invented the ice cream soda in Philadelphia, advertising the drink as a tasty and refreshing beverage.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1890s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popular Summer Treat</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the 1890s, ice cream sodas started gaining popularity, becoming a favorite summertime beverage in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sundae Variation Emerges</div><div class='timeline-text'>Around the 1920s, the ice cream sundae, a variation of the ice cream soda without carbonated water, emerged and gained favor nationwide.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Drive-Ins and Diners Boom</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1950s, drive-ins and diners serving ice cream sodas thrived during the post-war boom, further popularising this creamy, fizzy treat.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Gourmet Ice Cream</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1980s, with the rise of gourmet ice cream shops, new and exotic flavors of ice cream sodas started to emerge and attract food enthusiasts.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Innovations</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 2010s, a resurgence in retro and vintage trends brought back the ice cream soda, with modern twists like alcohol-infused versions and vegan options.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own ice cream soda</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making an ice cream soda is easier than it seems. All you need is some ice cream, cold soda, and a spoon. Try combining different flavors of soda and ice cream for unique combinations!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Eat an ice cream soda float</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>For a classic take on the ice cream soda, try an ice cream float! It's just like a regular ice cream soda, but with a scoop of ice cream on top. Yum!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit an ice cream parlor</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to your local ice cream parlor and indulge in your favorite flavor of ice cream soda. It's sure to be a delicious treat!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create an ice cream soda bar</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather all the ingredients to make ice cream sodas and create an ice cream soda bar for your friends and family to enjoy. Let everyone pick their own flavors and have fun experimenting!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw an ice cream soda party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for an ice cream soda party! Have everyone bring their favorite ingredients and create your own unique flavors. Enjoy the deliciousness together!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Ice Cream Soda Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ice cream sodas are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The combination of sweet, creamy ice cream and fizzy, flavorful soda is a match made in heaven. Ice cream sodas make for the perfect summertime treat, and come in an endless variety of flavors like cherry, chocolate and even root beer!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ice cream sodas are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making your own ice cream soda at home is incredibly easy! All you need is some ice cream, flavored soda, and a few extra ingredients like whipped cream, sprinkles or fruit. You can also customize it with any flavor of syrup - so let your imagination run wild!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ice cream sodas bring back nostalgia</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>For many of us, drinking an ice cream soda brings back fond memories of childhood summers spent running through ice cream parlors. On days like National Ice Cream Soda Day, we can get lost in our old memories and recapture that carefree feeling from decades past.</p></div></div>

5 Cool Facts for National Ice Cream Soda Day

<div class="facts-item"><div class="facts-number-wrapper"><p class="facts-number">1</p></div><div class="facts-core-content"><h3 class="facts-title">Ice Cream Soda was a Serendipitous Invention</h3><p class="facts-content">Ice cream soda was accidentally created by Robert Green in 1874, when he ran out of cream for flavored sodas and decided to use vanilla ice cream as a substitute, which proved to be a hit.</p></div></div><div class="facts-item"><div class="facts-number-wrapper"><p class="facts-number">2</p></div><div class="facts-core-content"><h3 class="facts-title">The Ice Cream Soda Gave Birth to the Sundae</h3><p class="facts-content">During the late 19th century, religious laws prohibited the sale of soda water on Sundays, leading some inventive soda shop owners to remove the soda water from the ice cream soda and thus invent the iconic ice cream sundae!</p></div></div><div class="facts-item"><div class="facts-number-wrapper"><p class="facts-number">3</p></div><div class="facts-core-content"><h3 class="facts-title">Root Beer Floats Have Honored Origins</h3><p class="facts-content">Our beloved root beer float, a version of an ice cream soda, also known as a "black cow," was created at Cripple Creek, Colorado, in honor of the local unearthed mineral that looked like the ice cream float.</p></div></div><div class="facts-item"><div class="facts-number-wrapper"><p class="facts-number">4</p></div><div class="facts-core-content"><h3 class="facts-title">Ice Cream Sodas Often Have Regional Variations</h3><p class="facts-content">Different regions of the world, and even of the United States, have their own spin on the ice cream soda. For instance, in St. Louis, it's popular to use lemon soda and pair it with chocolate ice cream!</p></div></div><div class="facts-item"><div class="facts-number-wrapper"><p class="facts-number">5</p></div><div class="facts-core-content"><h3 class="facts-title">Boston Has Its Own Version of Ice Cream Soda</h3><p class="facts-content">In Boston, a "frappe" is often referred to an ice cream soda variant, in which they blend the ice cream, sauce, and syrup together until it reaches a milkshake-like consistency.</p></div></div>

National Ice Cream Soda Day FAQs

When is National Ice Cream Soda Day?

National Ice Cream Soda Day is celebrated on June 20 every year. In 2024, National Ice Cream Soda Day will occur on a Thursday.

National Ice Cream Soda Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jun 20

Tuesday

2024

Jun 20

Thursday

2025

Jun 20

Friday

2026

Jun 20

Saturday

2027

Jun 20

Sunday

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