Dairy Queen® Celebrates First Day of Spring With Free Cone Day on March 20

Participating locations will collect donations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®

Dairy Queen's famous small vanilla soft serve cone with the signature curl on top. (Photo: Business Wire)

--()--International Dairy Queen Inc.:



Participating non-mall Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout

the United States



Will celebrate Free Cone Day on the first day of Spring. Fans will receive a

FREE small vanilla soft-serve cone with the signature curl on top (limit one per

customer while supplies last).


At participating locations, 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.


Last year, more than $300,000 was raised during Free Cone Day.



All day on Tuesday, March 20


To find a participating location, contact information for Dairy Queen locations

can be found at https://www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/locator/.



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 www.DairyQueen.com. Connect with the DQ system on Twitter using #LOVEmyDQ and at www.twitter.com/dairyqueen. Visit the DQ Facebook fan page, which has more than 11 million friends and become a friend at www.facebook.com/dairyqueen.

About IDQ:

International Dairy Queen Inc., (IDQ), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the parent company of American Dairy Queen Corporation. Through its subsidiaries, IDQ develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,800 locations in the United States, Canada and more than 25 other countries. IDQ is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) which is led by Warren Buffet, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire. For more information visit DairyQueen.com.

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 CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.

Live Remote, V/O and Photo Opportunity for TUESDAY, March 20


For International Dairy Queen Inc.
EmmaJean Livingston, 954-776-1999, ext. 242

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For International Dairy Queen Inc.
EmmaJean Livingston, 954-776-1999, ext. 242