Posts Tagged ‘Free scoop day’

Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day a Huge Success in Haight Ashbury, Despite Sit/Lie Violations

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

These little gutterpunks think they can just sit down on the sidewalk at the intersection of Haight and Ashbury and eat ice cream all day. Can you imagine?

Anyway, Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day 2010 is a huge success today, with the line running the length of four Victorian houses.

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The line at Macy’s Union Square is much shorter, as per usual on FCD. Choose or lose.

Thanks Ben, thanks, Jerry!

Free Cone Day 2010 at Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream: Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

It’s on. Once again, it’s on. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream is having its 32nd Annual Free Cone Day this Tuesday, March 22, 2010 from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM. 

There’ll be five four places in San Francisco (79 Jefferson, where you at?) for you to get your cone on. Click onward to see the locations for the South, East, und North Bays on the jump page or just go here to see all locations in northern North America

On Tuesday, this udder will be equipped to dispense four new flavors:

Milk & Cookies - After the company’s recent announcement of its commitment to a full Fair Trade line-up, this new flavor is leading the pack using Fair Trade ingredients. Vanilla Ice Cream with a Chocolate Cookie Swirl, Chocolatey Chip & Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Pieces.

Chocowlate Chip - Fair Trade Certified Vanilla Ice Cream with Fudge Cows. (Available in Scoop Shops only)

Peanut Brittle - Peanut Brittle Ice Cream with Peanut Brittle Pieces and a Caramel Swirl.

Maple Blondie - Maple Ice Cream with Blonde Brownie Chunks and a Maple Caramel Swirl - all in honor of Olympic Medalist Hannah Teter

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Or just go for the cone, your choice.

Be aware that the B&J outlet at Haight and Ashbury can get a little crunchy and also quite a bit busy after school lets out. And without the (mostly harmless) sit/lie law on the books yet, look out for this kind of Nevius Nightmare:

Look at them there, they were just sitting / lying on the sidewalks back on Free Cone Day ’08. If I owned a house in the outer East Bay, well, my sensibilities would have been offended and my blood would have been boiling.

Anyway, observe proper Free Cone Day etiquette and…

See you there!

All the places, after the jump.

West Bay: 

Ben & Jerry’s Argonaut
475 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
           
Ben & Jerry’s Jefferson Street
79 Jefferson Street
Rocket Shop
San Francisco, CA 94133

          
Ben & Jerry’s Fisherman’s Wharf
Pier 41
San Francisco, CA 94133
           
Ben & Jerry’s Macy’s
Macy’s Department Store
San Francisco, CA 94102
            
Ben & Jerry’s Haight Ashbury
1480 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117  

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Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream in Haight Ashbury Produces a Familiar Scene

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Those in line for free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in Haight Ashbury are being entertained by the Jugtown Pirates right now, so the ten minute wait is going all that much quicker.

This scene is about as crunchy as you could imagine. Click to expand:

Or TugTown Pirates, either way.

Some stores close as late as 9:00 PM, so there’s still time to get your share.

OMG! OMG! OMG! It’s FREE ICE CREAM DAY at Ben & Jerry’s!!!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

When you expected it least and needed it most on a hot one like today, be advised that it’s Free Scoop Day at participating Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream shops. Be sure to try new flavors like Mission to Marzipan and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough.

But make sure you finish your treat before you get back in line for another cone. Last year, these people got back in the queue immediately and finished up as they got to the door again. Bad form:

See you there!

West Bay: 

Ben & Jerry’s Argonaut
475 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
           
Ben & Jerry’s Jefferson Street
79 Jefferson Street
Rocket Shop
San Francisco, CA 94133
          
Ben & Jerry’s Fisherman’s Wharf
Pier 41
San Francisco, CA 94133
           
Ben & Jerry’s Macy’s
Macy’s Department Store
San Francisco, CA 94102
            
Ben & Jerry’s Haight Ashbury
1480 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
  

South Bay 

Ben & Jerry’s San Jose
115 East San Carlos
San Jose, CA 95112
               
Ben & Jerry’s Santana Row
377 Santana Row
Suite 1120
San Jose, CA 95128
            

East Bay 

Ben & Jerry’s Berkeley
2128 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
           
Ben & Jerry’s Jack London
505 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94607

North Bay

Ben & Jerry’s Sonoma Plaza
408 1st Street East
Sonoma, CA 95476

Ben & Jerry’s Bon Air Center
290 Bon Air Center
Greenbrae, CA 94904 

Tuesday, April 21st is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, and you know what that means…
free ice cream for you!

As a way to thank our customers for their support and to celebrate 31 years of scooping the chunkiest, funkiest ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet, Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops are happily giving it away!

Maybe it’s time for you to try a new flavorthat you’ve been wondering about without commiting your hard earned dollars or it’s time for you to enjoy an old favorite and savor in the deliciousness that is free ice cream? Hey, either way it’s time for you to come on in!

Around the world, Scoop Shops are opening their doors from noon to 8:00 pm, to serve up a free scoop of your favorite flavor. Please check with your local Scoop Shop for more info!

Grab a pal and come on down to have some good, ’scream fun on us!

All the stores in CA, after the jump.

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