Rita's giving away free Italian ice on first day of spring

20 March, 2017, 16:27 | Author: Benny Bass
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Everyone is entitled to one free serving of Rita's ice on the first day of spring.

Rita's spring promotion is having its 25th anniversary, and it runs noon to 9 p.m. Monday The company, which has locations in 33 states as far north as Minnesota, expects to give away more than 1 million cups of free Italian ices.

"And while we believe all those tiny moments deserve sweet celebrations here at Rita's, the First Day of Spring celebration holds a special place in the hearts of Rita's treat teams everywhere".

- Dairy Queen and DQ Grill and Chill are offering small vanilla cones on "Free Cone Day".

Each visitor is entitled to a free Italian ice on the first day of spring, but don't try to send a friend to get some for you.

Regarding the Peeps® Italian Ice, officials say it's something to behold.

Rita's Top 5 most popular Italian ice flavors are mango, cherry, cotton candy, Swedish Fish, and lemon.

Also Monday, take time to enter the #RitasFirstDayOfSpring contest.

For the past 25 years, Rita's Italian Ice has offered up a free cup of ice on the first day of spring.

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