Nothing beats an old fashioned ice cream cone on a summer’s day. Pack up the family and start exploring one delicious adventure after another!
Did you know that in 1984, U.S. President Ronald Reagan declared July to be National Ice Cream Month, with the third Sunday being National Ice Cream Day? Why not plan an ice cream tour that day!
King’s Ice Cream (1809 Mountain Road) is a Moncton favourite. The lovely flowers and funky ice cream seats are a great backdrop for capturing family photos. Expect a smile and a few extra chocolate chips with each order. Open 1pm until 10pm daily. The portions are huge!
Summer Scoops (272 Elmwood Drive) is an ice cream parlour and so much more. Lots of toppings and options, including fresh mini fried donuts.
Mighty Scoops (161 Mapleton Road) is open 12:30pm until 9:30pm.
Frosty’s (210 Mountain Rd) is a colourful spot with lots of picnic tables and people-watching opportunities.
Four C’s Dairy Bar (390 Coverdale Road) is a family favourite, a great deal and a wonderful chance to grab a treat and walk along the Riverview waterfront.
Ava’s Ice Cream (600 Pinewood Road) is another Riverview spot; generally open daily from 1pm until 9pm.
Enjoy an Ice Cream on the Deck by Lyon’s Country Store in Lutes Mountain (3295 Mountain Road). Lots of great seating options, and even a BBQ area if you want to make a picnic out of it!
Dairy Depot (3161 Main Street) is a lovely ice cream spot in Salisbury. Little Tikes slides, child and adult picnic tables, and great deals make this a wonderful family destination. Open seven days a week, 11am until 9pm.
And for those heading to Fundy, you can stop by Momma T’s Ice Cream Stand (2948 Main Street) in Hillsborough. Open Mondays and Fridays from 3pm until 8pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 9pm.
For an unparalleled selection of dips and other fun treats, head to Cremerie Bennic Dairy Bar in Dieppe (3225 Principal Street West). A crowd favourite among the Pickle Planet followers! Open daily from noon until 10pm.
New this season, Crystal Mountain Party Palace has a hard ice cream parlour, open 10am to 10pm.
McBuns Bakery (the 122 Shediac Road location only) has an ice cream parlour, too. Open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm for the summer. Important to note: this is a year-round option, though the hours change for other seasons.
Where’s your favouite spot to grab a cone? Let us know; we love to add more options to our ice cream list!