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The third Sunday in July each year is celebrated as National Ice Cream Day

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During the year, ice cream is celebrated on many days. (See the list below). July is National Ice Cream Month, but the third Sunday in July is designated as National Ice Cream Day. Therefore, we can shout, "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!"

President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month in 1984. He also declared that the third Sunday in July would be National Ice Cream Day. We’re definitely thankful because ice cream is a summertime favorite for people of all ages. With hundreds of flavors and toppings to choose from, you can't go wrong with ice cream whether you eat it on the third Sunday in July or anytime of the month or year.

Here's the scoop about ice cream. Ice cream comes in hundreds of flavors, and new flavors are still being added to the list. Therefore, there are favorite flavors for all to choose from. You can choose to eat one, two, or even three scoops on a cone. You can eat your ice cream from a bowl with whipped cream and other toppings. You can eat your ice cream in a sandwich, atop a waffle, in an ice float, or in a banana split. You can eat your ice cream as one dessert, or you can combine your ice cream on top of a slice of pie. You can be as creative as you can imagine, but make sure to celebrate with the rest of the world by joining in on National Ice Cream Day.

Visit your local ice cream shop or grocery store today to stock up on ice cream. Invite friends over for an ice cream social. Eat any leftover the rest of the month since the entire month of July is a time to indulge in this delicious treat.

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