July is National Ice Cream Month
In 1984, President Ronal Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. We are celebrating National Ice Cream Month every day in the month of July. Participate in our afternoon ice cream themed activities and get a chance to win a Sweet Social pass. This is a voucher that gives you access to one free Sweet Social experience during your time spent at the resort. Stop by our table in the Great Hall everyday at 4pm to enjoy ice cream desserts of all kinds!
- 12:00 pm - Ice Cream Piñatas (win a Sweet Social Pass)
Only at the Omni Mount Washington Resort can you take a swing or two at an ice cream shaped piñata filled with candies and prizes in all different varieties. Be on the look out for the coveted sweet social pass, which is a voucher for a free 4:00pm sweet social! Which sweet treat will you cash yours in for?
- 4:00 pm - Old Fashioned Float $
With an array of soda flavors and unique toppings, the fun is limitless. Make a soda fountain float and kick back to enjoy a perfectly sweet afternoon! Fees Apply; $5 per float.
- 12:00 pm - Ice Cream Cone Bingo (win a Sweet Social Pass)
Everyone loves bingo and everyone loves ice cream, so why not combine them? It’s a wacky way to play, but we wouldn’t want it any other way for National Ice Cream Month! If you can get five in a row and yell B-I-N-G-O then you get a sweet social pass as a prize. Cash this voucher in at our 4:00pm sweet socials.
- 4:00 pm - Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches $
We have ice cream, delicious flavored cookies and an abundance of tasty toppings and fillings to make this ice cream sandwich epic and of course scrumptious! Make one to share, or eat the whole the treat, the choice is yours! Fees Apply; $5 per ice cream sandwich.
- 12:00 pm - Marshmallow Drop Cone Challenge (win a Sweet Social Pass)
It’s time to put your game face on and pick a partner to crush the competition! The object of the game is simple; the execution is where it gets tricky and maybe a smidge sticky! Attempt to drop mini marshmallows into the ice cream cone while the cone is placed inside your partner’s mouth. Let the fun begin!
- 4:00 pm - Sunday Sundae Bar $
Time to get crazy with a sundae bar! Start with a heaping scoop of luscious ice cream and get creative with an array of toppings, sauces and creams to complete your Sunday afternoon with this tasty sundae! Fees Apply; $5 per sundae.
- 12:00 pm - Ice Cream Trivia (win a Sweet Social Pass)
You may be thinking that you’re a master of all things ice cream, but we have some tricks up our sleeves with this afternoon of sweet trivia. School your competitors with your knowledge of Ben and Jerry’s flavors and wacky fun facts about this summer treat that is loved by all. If you are deemed the champion of ice cream you will earn a sweet social pass which is a voucher for one free delicious ice cream dessert at our 4pm activities.
- 4:00 pm - Ice Scream You Scream Ice Cream and Cake Social $
Cake and ice cream is a classic combo, stop by our Sweet Social table in the Great Hall to enjoy an irresistible slice of cake paired with its match made in heaven… ice cream; the reason we are celebrating! Fees Apply; $5 per slice.
- 12:00 pm - Pin the Cherry on the Ice Cream Cone (win a Sweet Social Pass)
Blindfolded, you will be spun around and around until you’re dizzy and wobbling around. With a cherry in hand your challenge is to pin it at the top of the mound of ice cream. Everything is better with a cherry on top, right? Participate in our ice cream game and receive a Sweet Social Pass to redeem at one of our afternoon treat stations, which one will you choose?
- 4:00 pm - Make Your Own Ice Cream Donut Sandwich $
It’s about to get messy but you’re in for a real treat! Pick your donut base, add a heaping scoop of ice cream and get funky with toppings, fillings and sauces to make this donut ice cream sandwich as tasty as can be! Fees Apply; $5 per donut ice cream sandwich.
- 12:00 pm - Ice Cream Cornhole or Bean Bag Toss (win a Sweet Social Pass)
Grab a bean bag and test your hand eye coordination with this competitive afternoon game. Come alone and bring the whole family to make it an epic tournament. The prize is quite sweet if you asked us! Win a voucher for one of our 4pm Sweet Socials, so many choices to be made on which one you will redeem yours on!
- 4:00 pm - Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes $
Time to create dessert impostors! With a cupcake baked into an ice cream cone your job is to swirl the frosting to look like soft serve ice cream! Do you like toppings on your ice cream cone? With toppings like sprinkles, toasted coconut, chocolate chips and more this dessert imposter won’t be fooling anyone’s taste buds! Fees Apply; $5.
- 12:00 pm - How Many Popsicles Can You Eat Before a Brain Freeze? (win a Sweet Social Pass)
Take an opportunity to cool off from the summer heat and eat a Popsicle, did I say eat a Popsicle, I meant several! How many Popsicles can you eat before you’re full or the dreaded brain freeze hits?
- 4:00 pm - Ice Cream Sundaes $
Time to get crazy with ice cream sundaes! Start with a heaping scoop of luscious ice cream and get creative with an array of toppings, sauces and creams. The goal is simple; get your ice cream bowl to overflow with sugary delights. Fees Apply; $5 per sundae.
National Ice Cream Day - Sunday, July 16th, 2017
If you think that celebrating National Ice Cream Month is enough, then you must be on a sugar high. Ice cream is important and of course a tasty treat to enjoy year round, we must embrace its variety and contribution to the happiness of many around the globe. Join us for a day filled with sweet surprises and inviting activities to get the whole family involved!
9:00 am - Morning Smoothie Fruit Pops
It’s time to tell the truth, our original plan was to serve ice cream for breakfast, but that idea didn’t fly. Instead enjoy a healthy smoothie Popsicle made with fresh ingredients and frozen for your convenience. Find us in the Great Hall to start National Ice Cream Day with a frozen treat!
11:30 am - Never Melting Cone Craft Room
Ice cream is great until it melts and turns into soup! In this morning activity you can craft up an ice cream cone, top it with glitter and pom poms and never have to worry about it melting and making a mess!
2:00 pm - Make Your Own Ice Cream
We have all the tools and ingredients needed to create magic, and by magic, I mean ice cream! Grab your lab coat, because some serious science is about to happen!
4:00 pm - Sweet Social: Epic Ice Cream Sundaes $
Pretty, pretty please with a cherry on top? Time to indulge in some luscious ice cream; the goal is to have your bowl over flow with an abundance of toppings! Sprinkles, chocolates, sauces and more, which sugary delights will you be munching on? Fees apply; $5 per sundae.
6:00 pm - Can You Spot the Ice Cream Cones Scavenger Hunt?
We have placed ice cream cones of all shapes and sizes in the hotel, and your task is to travel around in search for them! Look high and low, and don’t walk too slow, look in every direction because they will be every where you go! Keep track of all the ice cream cones you spot and report your number back, if you found them all, you will get a prize!
8:00 pm - Ice Cream Sandwich Bingo
We are staying classic with a game of bingo. Bring the family for a night of laughter and fun and if you get five in a row you could win a sugary treat; an ice cream sandwich! If you have a sweet tooth and a hankering for good competition, then this activity was made for you!