Enjoying ice cream with friends and family is certainly a summer staple. Nothing says summertime like enjoying a cold sweet treat, whether it’s a classic cone, milkshake, flurry, cooler or sundae. If you’re looking to treat your kids (or yourself!) to some deliciousness before summer ends, or bring a unique ice cream experience to your next event, check out these local ice cream businesses.
BOMBSHELL TREAT BAR
Bombshell Treat Bar is a mobile ice cream bar on wheels that hand makes over-the-top frozen treats using high quality ingredients. What’s unique about Bombshell Treat Bar is that they dip a variety of treats, such as ice cream and cookies, with unique, always-rotating flavored Belgian chocolate dips. Their mobile treat cart is available for private events of all shapes and sizes, and this summer you can find them popping up at locations around Metro Detroit, such as Birmingham Farmer's Market, Detroit Fleet and Rust Belt Market. Stay in the know about their local pop-ups or inquire about having them at your next event by following them on Instagram and Facebook at @bombshelltreatbar, or visiting their website, bombshelltreatbar.com.
THE SCOOP, ICE CREAM BAR
You know what they say, it’s not a party without the ice cream! Scoop, Ice Cream Bar is a specialty ice cream catering company serving Michigan's premium ice cream. They offer hand-dipped cones and cups paired with toppings of your choosing. Even better, all of their sweet treats are served from a retro-inspired ice cream cart, adding more nostalgia to the already-nostalgic feeling you get from eating ice cream. The Scoop, Ice Cream Bar caters corporate events, birthdays, weddings, graduations and more! They offer custom packages for any event. If you’re looking for classic ice cream on wheels, be sure to check out Scoop, Ice Cream Bar by visiting thescoopicecreambar.com or @thescoopicecreambar on Instagram and Facebook.
Located at 33201 Woodward Ave., Dairy Deluxe is a very popular stop that is best known for their flurries (soft serve swirled with toppings). Closed for the winter months, locals cannot wait to devour their delicious ice cream treats all summer (and fall) long! While the lines may get long, Dairy Deluxe is certainly worth the wait. Plus, once your place your order, it’s made within seconds. You cannot go wrong with ordering anything off of their menu; if you don’t see exactly what you want, there are endless creations you can come up with yourself. Either way, you’ll definitely be satisfied with your treat of choice. Dairy Deluxe has never disappointed!
STROH’S ICE CREAM PARLOR
Stroh’s Ice Cream Parlor, is a classic ice cream shop where you can find friends and families enjoying sweet treats during hot summer (or even rainy!) days and nights. It is a great place for many to gather, whether it be a weekday or weeknight. At Stroh’s, you can find various flavors of ice cream, as well as frozen yogurt, milkshakes, banana splits, old-school candies and more. The interior reflects a retro vibe, enhancing the ice cream experience. Located at 3659 W. Maple Rd., Stroh’s is a local landmark that is certainly a go-to ice cream shop for many of those in the area.