Long Island Ice Cream Tour

July 14, 2016

LIICT 2016, our sixth annual tour, is now set for Saturday, July 16. LIICT (Long Island Ice Cream Tour is open invitation to anyone who likes ice cream and a fun day of trying interesting fresh homemade flavors at local ice cream shops (or ice cream parlors, if your prefer the old-fashioned term).

Buy ice cream at every place (or just wherever you’d like), any flavor, any size. Whatever you want to try. Most places offer free samples. You can join the tour at anytime, and leave at any time.

*Wear a PURPLE shirt or outfit*

Preparation: Please eat a light and healthy breakfast (perhaps joining us at the secret early stop below). Expect to eat 5-8 single scoops of ice cream throughout the day. Lunch is optional. We may also have dinner. As much as we’d like to believe in technology, it’s best you bring some cash in case one or two of the ice cream parlours only take cash. SEE CHECKLIST AT BOTTOM.

Schedule:

** SECRET STOP: [8:30–9:30am] Star Confectionary, 4 East Main St, Riverhead – they serve breakfast AND ice cream!
[10:00am–10:40am] Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe, 1148 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
[11:15am–11:45am] McNulty Ice Cream Parlor, 153 N. Country Rd., Miller Place – *LIICT special deal – $2 for two scoops! or 20% off anything else!
[12:15pm–12:45pm] SubZero Patchogue Ice Cream & Yogurt, 73 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue – *LIICT special deal – free mix in!
[1:30pm–2:20pm] Northport Sweet Shop, 55 Main St., Northport
[2:40pm–3:20pm] Herrell’s Ice Cream, 46L Gerard St., Huntington – *LIICT special deal – 10% off anything!
[3:55pm–4:25pm] Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour, 11 Central Ave., Massapequa
[4:55pm–5:40pm] Frozen Cow Ices and Cream, 300 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach
[5:45pm–6:20pm] Marvel Frozen Dairy, 258 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach – *LIICT special deal – $1/off!
[6:45pm–7:15pm] Five Pennies Creamery, 11 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
[7:20pm–7:50pm] International Delight Cafe Rockville Centre, 241 Sunrise Hwy #11, Rockville Centre
[8:00pm–9:00pm] Itgen’s Ice Cream Parlour, 211 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream

EVENT TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. In previous years, we’ve ended around 9:00 PM.

Please follow @liictour on Twitter for updates during the event.

Transport: There will be several cars driving to each location. If you’d like to carpool with anyone, then leave a comment below.

We hope to see you with your friends and family this weekend.

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Checklist:
• Camera – We will have a camera crew and will be able to send you photos and videos after the event. If you do bring a camera, be sure to bring spare batteries and/or spare memory cards.
• Phone charger – You will likely be away from a power outlet for 8–12 hours. Bring a portable USB battery charger and/or a car charger.
• Sunscreen – Put some sunscreen on before leaving. It’s possible we will be out in the sun for several of the stops. We don’t want anyone getting burned out from a long adventure let alone getting your skin burnt.
• Money – Most ice cream shops will accept debit/credit cards. Some may accept Apple Pay. Some may only accept cash. Bring some cash, if possible.
• Transport Fuel – If you drive a car powered by petrol, then you may need to fill up once throughout the day. We recommend arriving with a full tank. We drive about 170 km (110 miles). The nearest Tesla Supercharger is 7 Aerial Way, Syosset, NY 11791.

Details also available from our site: http://liict.org/2016/05/23/liict-2016-date-set
Event on Facebook: https://facebook.com/events/1602179103376148
Event on Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/104952353969553190793/events/ch25keph5b2hhl6176tp8kuo244

July 14, 2016

Erica Marcus, the wonderful food reporter at Long Island’s Newsday, wrote a post about us and LIICT 2016. Thanks, Erica!

Newsday 2016-07-13 - LIICT 2016 (compact)

View it here…

July 14, 2016

The following managers or owners have generously “sweetened” the deal for us when touring on LIICT 2016.

• Gail at McNulty’s Ice Cream Parlor, 153 N. Country Rd., Miller Place *LIICT special deal – $2 for two scoops! or 20% off anything else!

• Dave at Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt, 73 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue *LIICT special deal – free mix in!

• Cathy at Herrell’s Ice Cream, 46L Gerard St., Huntington *LIICT special deal – 10% off anything!

• Stacy at Marvel Frozen Dairy, 258 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach *LIICT special deal – $1/off!

• Chris and Stacy at International Delight Cafe, 241 Sunrise Hwy #11, Rockville Centre  *LIICT special deal – $1/off (or more)!

July 14, 2016

To fully enjoy LIICT, you should likely start with a small but healthy breakfast. Some of us will be stopping for breakfast at 8:45am at Star Confectionary, 4 East Main Street in Riverhead. This is before our official first stop at 10:00am at Snowflake, just tree miles down the road in Riverhead as well.
So meet us for breakfast at Star at 8:45, or sample their ice creams (yes, they make their own and their peach is marvelous!) at 9:30am.

But remember, it’s a secret stop, so shhhh…

July 7, 2016

Here we go, folks. This is not set in stone (or ice), but this looks like the stops we’ll likely make on LIICT 2016.

Snowflake, 1148 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
McNulty’s Ice Cream Parlor, 153 N. Country Rd., Miller Place *LIICT special deal – $2. for two scoops! or 20% off anything else!
Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt, 73 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue *LIICT special deal – free mix in!
Northport Sweet Shop, 55 Main St., Northport
Herrell’s Ice Cream, 46L Gerard St., Huntington *LIICT special deal – 10% off anything!
Krisch’s, 11 Central Ave., Massapequa
Frozen Cow Ices and Cream, 300 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach
Marvel Frozen Dairy, 258 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach *LIICT special deal – $1./off!
Five Pennies Creamery, 11 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
International Delight Cafe, 241 Sunrise Hwy #11, Rockville Centre  *LIICT special deal – $1./off (or more)!
Itgen’s 211 Rockaway Ave., Valley Stream

We start at 10:00am on Saturday, July 16th at Snowflake in Riverhead, NY.

Click here for our map…

May 23, 2016
At our first official stop, some of the participants in LIICT 2016 at Snowflake in Riverhead.

At our first official stop, some of the participants in LIICT 2015 at Snowflake in Riverhead.

LIICT 2016, our sixth annual tour, is now set for Saturday, July 16. LIICT (Long Island Ice Cream Tour) is open invitation to anyone who likes ice cream and a fun day of trying interesting fresh homemade flavors at local ice cream shops (or ice cream parlors, if your prefer the old-fashioned term).

Save the date – Saturday, July 16, 2016. Tell your friends. Sign up on our Facebook page… and meet the tour (in your own car) at Snowflake1148 West Main Street, Riverhead at 10:00am. Buy ice cream at every place (or wherever you’d like), any flavor, any size. Whatever you want to try. Some places offer free samples. You can join us at anytime, leave at any time.

April 13, 2016

It’s been a long time coming (and thank you for your patience), and here it is. Lot’s of people, lots of places, lots of music, and lots of ice cream.

Comment below. Comment on FB. Spread the word about how much fun LIICT is.

August 21, 2015

All of the photos that we created and compiled from LIICT 2015 have now been posted in out gallery here.

July 27, 2015

We have posted some of the photos from LIICT 2015 for your viewing pleasure here in a gallery.

July 20, 2015

We’re back with our fifth annual tour – the Long Island Ice Cream Tour (aka LIICT). It’s an open invitation to anyone who likes ice cream and a fun day of trying interesting fresh homemade flavors at local ice cream shops (or shoppes).

There is no cost to tour with us. Just show up in your own car at Snowflake1148 West Main Street, Riverhead at 10:00am on Saturday, July 25th, 2015. Buy ice cream at every place (or wherever you’d like), any flavor, any size. Whatever you want to try. Some places offer free samples. You can join us at anytime, leave at any time.

LIICT at Snowflake in 2012

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Preparation: Please eat a light and healthy breakfast. Expect to eat 5-8 single scoops of ice cream throughout the day. Lunch is optional. We might be having dinner at Hildebrandt’s (see schedule below). As much as we’d like to believe in technology, we recommend you bring some cash in case any of the ice cream parlors only accept cash.

Clothing: Wear orange.

Start time: 10:00 a.m. EDT
Start location:
 Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe, 1148 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901 (map)
Ice cream parlors we’re visiting:

*All times are approximate and highly subject to change. Please follow @liictour on Twitter for updates during the event.

Transport: There will be several cars driving to each location. If you’d like to carpool with anyone, then leave a comment below or fill in the poll here.

We hope to see you with your friends and family this weekend.

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Checklist:

Join the event on Facebook and Google+.

Map of the tour’s route: