I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 18. Here’s where to dig in locally.
La Yummy Michoacana Ice Cream and More
- 4530 IL Route 71
- Monday-Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Try a scoop (or two) of La Yummy Michoacana Ice Cream and More’s rotating ice cream flavors or try one of their delicious banana splits and ice cream tacos. They also have refreshing fruit drinks and bubble teas to keep you cool.
La Michoacanita Ice Cream Shop
- 18 East Merchants Drive
- Monday-Friday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. – 10 p.m., 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
La Michoacanita Ice Cream Shop’s homemade paletas (think fruit-filled popsicles) are the perfect refreshing treat for a hot summer’s day. Choose from many flavors from pineapple to bubble gum, and everything in between! Cool off with traditional Mexican beverages such as a Mangonada or Michelaguas or their selection of ice cream flavors.
Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Store
- 2274 U.S. Route 30
- Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
As you walk into Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Store you are hit with the heavenly smell of fresh baked waffle cones. Feel like you’re in a classic ‘50s diner by getting your ice cream served in traditional fountain glassware.
Andy’s Frozen Custard
- 1200 U.S. Route 34
- Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Ordering frozen custard is easy at Andy’s Frozen Custard. Pull up to the drive-thru window or go to the walk-up service window and enjoy your cold treat in the nice weather. Their frozen custard is served within an hour after it’s made, and they have a variety of flavors from vanilla to seasonal flavors such as strawberry shortcake.
- 1530 Douglas Road
- Monday-Sunday 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.
You will not run out of options at Menchie’s! They have self-serve frozen yogurt for everyone, with nonfat, gluten-free, no sugar added, dairy free, and vegan options, everyone will be satisfied. They keep it fresh with rotating flavors and even have limited edition collector’s spoons available with your order.
- 2840 U.S Route 34
- Monday-Sunday 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
TCBY, better known as “the country’s best yogurt,” has been a staple self-serve frozen yogurt company for 40 years. Their “Super FroYo” and Greek FroYo flavors are must-try nutritious treats.
- 2781 U.S. Route 34
- Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Treat yourself to frozen custard from a Midwest staple. Try one of Culver’s classic flavors with the option of many toppings or their unique flavor of the day.
La Michoacana Magna
- 2590 U.S. Route 30
- Everyday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Cool off with one of La Michoacana Magna’s freshly made popsicles and ice cream, or one of their many snacks! They use fresh fruits to make their popsicles and other treats.
Cocomero Frozen Yogurt/Bubble Tea/Smoothies
- 2753 U.S. Route 34
- Monday-Thursday 12 p.m. – 10 p.m., Friday-Sunday 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Try one of Cocomero’s many self-serve frozen yogurt options and load it up with toppings. Not in the mood for froyo? Try their refreshing bubble tea in one of their many seating options. Leave the kids in the mini play area and enjoy your treat!
Coming soon! The Dairy Barn
- 125 Main Street
- Opening this fall!
Dairy Barn is expected to open downtown Oswego this fall. They will be open year-round and have indoor and outdoor seating for people to enjoy their ice cream and traditional American fare.