National Ice Cream Day is commemorated on the third Sunday of every July, in the United States. In 2018, the day falls on July 16. It is the time of the year that especially celebrates all the flavors and varieties of ice creams. Ice cream is a frozen food that is sweet and consumed as a snack or dessert. From a two-year-old kid, everyone will be familiar with the term ice cream. Ice creams are usually made using dairy products like milk, cream, and are flavored using fruits mostly. National Ice Cream Day comes in the month of summer, so chill this day with some refreshing ice cream. You can enjoy your ice cream in a cone, sundae, or in a milkshake, as there are so many ways to have this delicacy.
“Ice cream brings people together.” – Doug Ducey
History of National Ice Cream Day
President Ronald Reagan created National Ice Cream Day on July 9, 1984. He announced July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of July as National Ice Cream Day. The joint resolution 298, was initiated by Senator Walter Dee Huddleston of Kentucky to declare the month and a day of July for ice cream. The ice cream was then recognized as a fun and nutritious food that must celebrate for its liking. This day was established to appreciate the most loved dessert of millions of people all around the world. This day is considered to be the favorite holiday of people of all ages. However, the origination of ice cream is claimed by many. In the United States, it is believed that Europeans brought ice creams and soon reached all the houses of the wealthy until the 19th century when technology advanced, and mass production was started. Thus, celebrating the old dish in your favorite style.
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How to celebrate National Ice Cream Day
Celebrate the day by eating your favorite ice cream. Many ice cream parlors on this day offer ice creams for discounts and will also display new flavors, so celebrate the day in one of those parlors. Buy a large box of ice cream at home and celebrate the day with ice cream at any time. It doesn’t matter where you live, just enjoy the day with some ice cream. If you are an ice cream lover, then buy a variety of ice cream flavors and invite your friends for the snack. It is the right time of the year to try new ice cream flavors. Ice creams can be made quickly, so why not give them a try. Ice creams are delicious and celebrate them today. Post pictures and share your celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #IceCreamDay.
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