Dairy Queen is celebrating Free Cone Day on Monday, March 20 with, you guessed it!, free ice cream cones.

Dairy Queen is celebrating Free Cone Day on Monday, March 20 with, you guessed it!, free ice cream cones.

Alexandra Olivia/Special Contributor

Monday, March 20, the first day of spring, feels a lot more like summer in Dallas-Fort Worth. With expected temperatures in the 80s, it may very well be ice cream weather in March.

Good thing: Two companies are handing out ice-cold freebies in Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday, March 20, and one's handing out another sweet treat. Here's how to get all three:

Courtesy of Rita's Italian Ice

Free Italian ice from Rita's Italian Ice

All over the country, Rita's Italian Ice is giving away free Italian ices, any flavor, on Monday, March 20. Of those 600-some locations, three are in Dallas-Fort Worth:

  • Twin Creeks Village, 816 W McDermott Drive, Allen 
  • 410 W Southlake Blvd., Southlake 
  • 501 N Industrial Blvd., #200, Bedford

The company hopes to give away free Italian ice to more than 1 million people on March 20. (They've been doing it since 1992, so they've got some experience here.) The company also sells milkshakes, frozen custards, custard cookie sandwiches, and blendinis (a mix of Italian ice, custard and toppings).

Free macarons from Bisous Bisous Patisserie

Bisous Bisous Patisserie

In addition to Free Cone Day, it's also National Macaron Day. Uptown Dallas bakery Bisous Bisous Patisserie is giving away free banana split macarons on Monday, March 20 until 7 p.m. Get there before they're gone!

  • 3700 McKinney Ave., Suite 150, Dallas

Free ice cream from Dairy Queen

At Dairy Queens participating in Free Cone Day on Monday, March 20, anyone can receive one small ice cream cone with vanilla soft serve. There's a one-cone limit per customer, and the deal is good all day at Dairy Queens.

While you're there, Dairy Queen will be collecting donations for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, the TODAY show reports. Dairy Queen has raised more than $120 million for it over more than 30 years, TODAY says.

Note that each Dairy Queen has to opt into Free Cone Day, so ask before you assume. Find your closest Dairy Queen here, or check our list of Dairy Queens in Dallas-Fort Worth:

  • 719 E Main St., Allen 
  • 508 W Randol Mill Road, Arlington 
  • 164 Industrial Ave., Azle 
  • 3488 E Rosemeade Pkwy., Carrollton 
  • 1501 W Hebron Pkwy., Carrollton 
  • 303 W Cooper St., Cedar Hill 
  • 901 W Henderson St., Cleburne 
  • 1616 N Main St., Cleburne 
  • 515 S Washington Ave., Cleveland 
  • 110 Southwestern Blvd., Coppell 
  • 332 S St Augustine Drive, Dallas 
  • 2127 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas 
  • 8150 S Polk St., Dallas 
  • 1811 Belt Line Road, Dallas 
  • 14815 Coit Road, Dallas 
  • 104 Highway 90 East, Dallas 
  • 804 W Shoemaker, Decatur 
  • 209 N Loop 288, Denton 
  • 625 N Hampton Road, Desoto 
  • 607 S Main St., Duncanville 
  • 1005 E Ennis Ave., Ennis 
  • 700 N Industrial Blvd., Euless 
  • 2421 Valwood Pkwy., Farmers Branch 
  • 1909 Justin Road, Flower Mound 
  • 2000 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound 
  • 105 W US Hwy 80, Forney 
  • 1301 Circle Pk., Fort Worth 
  • 2050 Montgomery St., Fort Worth 
  • 8620 N Beach St., Fort Worth 
  • 6417 McCart Ave., Fort Worth 
  • 7150 North Fwy., Fort Worth 
  • 6700 Bridge St., Fort Worth 
  • 8890 Preston Road, Frisco 
  • 8855 Teel Parkway., Frisco 
  • 6310 Broadway Blvd., Garland 
  • 1926 S 1st St., Garland 
  • 950 E Hwy 377, Granbury 
  • 2640 W Interstate 20, Grand Prairie 
  • 2155 N State Highway 360, Grand Prairie 
  • 728 Airport Freeway, Hurst 
  • 825 W Main St., Lewisville 
  • 1835 W Louisiana St., Mckinney 
  • 740 Gross Road, Mesquite 
  • 1926 Military Pkwy., Mesquite 
  • 1080 Hwy 287 East, Midlothian 
  • 1001 N Oak Ave., Mineral Wells 
  • 2601 E Hubbard St., Mineral Wells 
  • 5441 Rufe Snow Drive, North Richland Hills 
  • 2425 Ave K, Plano 
  • 2240 Coit Road, Plano 
  • 1500 N Highway 377, Roanoke 
  • 1801 S Goliad St., Rockwall 
  • 4510 Lakeview Pkwy., Rowlett 
  • 506 West Interstate 30, Royse City 
  • 6360 N Josey Lane, The Colony

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