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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.

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Dairy Queen Free Cone Day

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm


#FreeConeDay is coming to Dairy Queen on Wednesday, March 20th. Get your first taste of summer on the first day of spring with one free small vanilla cone* and help support children and families fighting devastating illness and injury.

During #FreeConeDay, participating DQ stores will accept donations to local Children’s Miracle Network® hospital, Children’s Specialized Hospital. The Dairy Queen system is a national partner with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and has raised more than $135 million since 1984 for more than 170 local children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.

Connect with us on social using #FreeConeDay and #LOVEmyDQ.

Be sure to stop by one of the participating New Jersey locations below:

  • Allendale, NJ
  • Bayville, NJ
  • Belmar, NJ
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • Clark, NJ
  • Kenvil, NJ
  • Little Ferry, NJ
  • Mahwah, NJ
  • Manasquan, NJ
  • New Foundland, NJ
  • Passaic, NJ
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Rahway, NJ
  • Ringwood, NJ
  • Rochelle Park, NJ
  • Saddle Brook, NJ
  • South Amboy, NJ
  • Sussex, NJ
  • Toms River, NJ
  • Union, NJ
  • Washington, NJ
  • Wycoff, NJ
  • Emerson, NJ

*Free small vanilla cone at participating non-mall U.S. locations. Not valid in Canada. All day, limit one per person. Store hours may vary.

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