Dairy Queen giving away free vanilla cones Tuesday to celebrate spring

Free ice cream at Dairy Queen locations Tuesday

Free ice cream at Dairy Queen locations Tuesday

Not only is Tuesday, March 20th the first day of Spring, it's also Free Cone Day at participating Dairy Queen locations!

Customers can claim their small cone on Tuesday - one cone per customer. Limit one per customer. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now.

On Long Island, Dairy Queen locations include East Northport, Medford, Huntington, Massapequa and Levittown.

This is the fourth time DQ has hosted a free cone day. Not all Dairy Queen stores may participate.

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Dairy Queen has raised more than $130 million for the nonprofit network over 30 years, according to a news release.

"The First Day of Spring, along with a free cup of Rita's Italian Ice, gives us the ideal opportunity to start the season by bringing a smile to everyone's face".

The event is about more than just spring and ice cream as it serves as a fundraiser for Children's Miracle Networks Hospitals as participating stores will collect donations for local hospitals.

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