what to know
- Rita’s Spring Water Ice Giveaway Day One is back in 2023 with a traditional way to enter the giveaway.
- Water ice and custard lovers can show up at any of Rita’s hundreds of locations on March 20 for a free sundae.
- “Our favorite flavor? FREE!” Rita’s wrote on social media.
Nothing cures the Monday blues like free water ice. In steps, a favorite spring tradition in the Philadelphia region and beyond.
Rita’s Italian Ice’s tasty first day of spring favorite returns in 2023 with an old-fashioned twist for water ice fans. All you have to do is stand in line at any of Rita’s many locations for a free water ice cream. from rita confirmed it both in a tweet.
“PSA: No App Needed for First Day of Spring Free Ice Giveaway.”
For those willing to stand in multiple lines, it looks like nothing will stop them from making more than one free stop during the 31st annual water ice giveaway.
“I really think with our new product offering, some of the stuff that’s going on, people are excited to get out there,” Rita’s CEO Linda Chadwick told NBC10’s newsgathering partner earlier this month. , The Philadelphia Business Journal. “We’re going to see the lines, I think, on the first day of spring.”
The old/new way of gifting frozen treats comes after Rita’s switched in 2022 to digital gifting for the first day of spring via the app.
However, Rita’s is still working to get people to download their app by giving away free water ice for a whole year. You read well.
Is that how it works:
“In addition to free Ice on the first day of spring, download the Rita’s Ice mobile app by March 20 and enter promo code SPRING23 for a chance to win FREE ICE FOR ONE YEAR,” the frozen treat company wrote in Facebook.
Rita’s is also revealing something new on the first day of spring, saying “We can BEARLY contain our excitement…” on social media.
PBJ got the scoop on the new flavor: Gummy Bears.
The Trevose, Pennsylvania-based water ice company is sure to be busy on Monday. In the past few years, Rita’s said it expected to pick up about 1 million glasses of water ice for free at its stores located in 31 states that comprise of 550 locations worldwide.