5th Annual Scoop San Diego Ice Cream Festival

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5th Annual Scoop San Diego Ice Cream Festival

Join us at the sweetest festival in Southern CA! Sample ice cream from over 20 local shops! Proceeds benefit San Diego Food Bank.

By Scoop San Diego

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, June 25 · 12 - 4pm PDT


North Park Way between 30th Street & Granada Avenue 3812 29th St San Diego, CA 92104

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Southern California's original and only ice cream festival, Scoop San Diego, is back for its 5th year to kick off the summer of 2023! Sample the best ice cream, gelato and paletas in San Diego while supporting a good cause. 100% of net proceeds from this year's event will be donated to San Diego Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County.

VIP Ice Cream Lounge Presented by Communal Coffee

We are excited to announce that we have two time slots available for the VIP Ice Cream Lounge Experience. You can choose either 12 pm - 2 pm or 2 pm - 4 pm.

All VIP ticket holders have access to the exclusive VIP hour from 11am - 12 pm to explore and taste ice cream from the vendors before general admission opens.

VIP Ice Cream Lounge Ticket includes:

  • An opportunity to mingle with local ice cream and gelato chefs who will be serving exclusive flavors only available in the VIP Lounge
  • Complimentary swag bag
  • Sip cold brew from Communal Coffee in a cool, shaded space to relax and chill in between sampling your favorite frozen treats
  • A General Admission Ticket - a total of 10, 1 oz samples from participating vendors. Only 1 sample per vendor allowed
  • Early entry to the festival starting at 11am
  • Photo opportunities
  • Proceeds donated to San Diego Food Bank

General Admission

General Admission Ticket includes:

  • Access to the event from 12pm - 4pm.
  • A total of 10, 1 oz samples from participating vendors. Only 1 sample per vendor allowed.
  • Photo opportunities
  • Proceeds donated to San Diego Food Bank

Interested in joining the festival as a sponsor? With thousands of attendees and an endless supply of feel-good vibes, becoming a Scoop San Diego sponsor is a can’t miss opportunity for your brand. Click here for sponsor information

Want to get involved and volunteer at the festival? Click here for the volunteer sign up form

Follow us on social media for even more news, coverage and updates!

Instagram: @scoopsandiego

Facebook: Scoop San Diego

Website: scoopsandiego.org

Please note:

+ We will accept refunds up until 48 hours before the event.

Frequently asked questions

Will you post the names of the ice cream shops in advance?
How big are the samples?
Will I be able to sample all of the ice cream shops?
I have a dog, can they come?
I'm a member of the media. How do I make arrangements for a media pass?
Who is the community charity partner?
I cannot attend but want to help out in other ways. What can I do?
Do you need volunteers?
What's the refund policy for this year?
Does everyone need a ticket?
Does my child need a ticket?
How will I keep track of all of the delicious ice cream I will be eating at the event?
How do I retrieve my tasting card?
Will I be able to park in the event space?
Will there be dairy-free ice cream at the festival? Vegan?
Will there be nuts in any of the samples?
Can I get water on site?
Will there be merch that I can buy?

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