The Dairy Queen® System Kicks off its 75th Anniversary with Free Cone Day

Donations will be accepted for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®


WHO:   Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States
WHAT: Will serve fans a FREE 5 oz. vanilla soft-serve cone with the signature curl on top to kick off Dairy Queen’s 75th “Fanniversary.”

Donations will be collected for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, which raises funds to help save and improve the lives of kids treated at 170 children’s hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.


All donations collected on Free Cone Day stay in the communities in which they are raised to support local kids at area CMN Hospitals.
WHEN: All day on Monday, March 16th, the 75th day of the calendar year, to commemorate DQ®’s 75th “Fanniversary.”

Contact information for Dairy Queen locations can be found at

Local participating Dairy Queen locations invite media in on Free Cone Day to learn how to make the cone with the curl on top.


For more information about the Dairy Queen system, visit Connect with the DQ system on Twitter using #LOVEmyDQ and at Visit the DQ Facebook fan page, which has more than 9.8 million friends and become a friend at

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals:

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at and

About ADQ:

American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,300 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 25 other countries. ADQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For more information, visit

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Pierson Grant Public Relations
Noelle Robillard, 954-776-1999, ext. 238 /
Kate Gallagher, 954-776-1999, ext. 242 /