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Ice Cream Festival

Sweet treats and yummy eats will be on the menu as we host our annual all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival.

The family-friendly event will feature stations serving ice cream sundaes, novelties and root beer floats, with fun for all ages including live entertainment by Chimps on a Blimp, face painting, storytelling, a pirate magic show, carnival games, a bubble play station, an ice cream eating contest emceed by 98.5 KLUC's Chet Buchanan, and more.

And at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., don't miss the Kids Cactus Ice Cream Lesson! For just $3 per child, kids will discover the science of making ice cream, learn about the edible parts of a cactus, and create their own ice cream flavor. Class sizes are limited, be sure to purchase class tickets as soon as you arrive.

Win an Adventuredome Birthday Party Package!
Having fun at the Ice Cream Festival? Show your ice cream spirit! While you’re at the event, share your creative family-fun photos on Instagram using #SpringsPreserve for a chance to win a Circus Circus Adventuredome birthday party package! A winner will be announced via social media the week of May 23.

This event is VERY likely to sell out. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance.

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Want access to our indoor museums and galleries? Purchase a general admission ticket as well to enjoy more of what the Springs Preserve has to offer.

This event is supported by the generous contributions of our sponsors:

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The Springs Preserve Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to supporting programs, projects and events at the Springs Preserve.

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Event Information

Date & Time

Saturday, May 21, 2016

10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.


Springs Amphitheater


$10 for adults, $8 for children ages 3-12. Free for children age 2 and under. Members receive 50% off. Does not include access to indoor museums and galleries. Online price includes $1 convenience fee.


No reservations required.

But we do recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid a sell-out risk.