PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s here. Wednesday, March 20, is the first day of spring.
Celebrate that 50-degree weather in true Philadelphia style with a free cup of Rita’s Italian ice. For omne day only, from noon to 9 p.m., customers can indulge their summertime hopes and dreams at their local Rita’s. Find the closest one on this map.
The company says they gave away almost 1 million cups last year, and they expect this year to do the same.
There’s also a chance to win free Rita’s ice for a year. Superfans can post a water ice selfie to social media using the hashtag #RitasFirstDayofSpringContest.
— Rita’s Italian Ice (@RitasItalianIce) March 20, 2019
It’s kind of a long hashtag, but it’s worth it, right?
Participating Dairy Queen locations are also giving away free small vanilla soft-serve cones today.