I Scream! You Scream! We all Scream for Ice Cream! Nothing says summer like ice cream! You really can’t have one without the other. That’s why we have put together a list of some of the best places to grab an ice cream in HRM! We know this list will help you beat the summer heat while you satisfy your sweet tooth. We just have one question for you- will that be one scoop or two?

1.DeeDee’s Ice Cream

A beloved family-run business for 20 years, Dee Dee’s has recently come under new ownership! The new owners will be carrying on the legacy of creating delicious ice cream using local ingredients and a commitment to environmental sustainability.

2.COWS Ice Cream

With three locations in HRM, COWS Ice cream is an Atlantic Canadian staple. The have been serving up old-fashioned premium ice cream with cute punny cow names for over 39 years.

3.Sugah! Confectionery & Ice Cream Emporium

You’ll find this gem on the Halifax waterfront. Watch them create delicious hand-paddled ice cream just for you!  Want something different? They have hard and soft ice cream, flurries, frozen delights, delicious iced drinks, sweet temptations, and candy galore!

4.Chicken Little Cafe

Swing by the window and grab and ice cream in one of your favourite flavours. They have dairy free options too!

5.Black Bear Ice Cream

Another Halifax waterfront favourite, Black Bear Ice Cream is old fashioned ice cream made in Nova Scotia. They have funky flavours like liquorice caramel and more nostalgic tastes like orange pineapple and grape nut.

6.Booza Emessa Ice Cream

For something a little unexpected, try the traditional Syrian ice cream at Booza Emessa Ice Cream. They have loads of unique flavours and even gluten free options!


If you have a favourite ice cream joint in HRM that is not on this list, we want to hear about it! Email us at halifax@familyfuncanada.com.