Attention all ice cream lovers — it’s National Ice Cream Month! While you certainly don’t need a special reason to get ice cream, there really is no better time than now. After all, July days are long and hot. So cool off with a scoop or two of your favorite ice cream! Check out these Charlottesville ice cream shops to celebrate the occasion.
Located in the Downtown Mall, Chaps Ice Cream makes all of its ice cream in-house! Using family recipes that have been around for over 75 years, the ice cream here is just what you’d expect: creamy and delicious. Offering sundaes, milkshakes, waffle cones, frozen yogurt, and more, there is plenty to choose from. The best part is, you simply can’t go wrong! They even serve breakfast and lunch, so you can stop by for a meal and top it all off with a delicious scoop or two of their delectable ice cream.
Kilwins has been serving up sweet treats since 1947. From ice cream to fudge, chocolate candies, and more, Kilwins has perfected their skills at providing indulgent desserts from the east coast all the way to Colorado. With dozens of unique ice cream flavors, they have been creating their original ice cream recipes since 1985. Not to mention, as soon as you walk through the doors, you are hit with the sweet scent of their waffle cones! Top off your ice cream with anything you please, from hot fudge and caramel to sprinkles. If you aren’t in the mood for ice cream, they offer plenty of other treats like fudge, buckeyes, truffles, chocolate-covered pretzels, and more! At Kilwins, you’ll find a little something for every sweet tooth.
Not only is the frozen custard at Kohr Brothers Instagram-worthy, but it’s also incredibly delicious. Thick, and creamy, and piled high, you will certainly enjoy it! Their original frozen custard has all the sweetness of traditional ice cream, with the reduced calorie content of frozen yogurt. Stop by to enjoy a cone of their delicious custard, whether it’s chocolate, vanilla, or a swirl of the two flavors!
Head to the Dairy Market to enjoy Moo Thru’s delicious ice cream! The Dairy Market is located in the historic Monticello Dairy Building and features 18 merchant stalls where people can eat, drink, and shop. Moo Thru partnered with the Dairy Market to serve up their ice cream to the people of Charlottesville. Moo Thru was nominated for the C-ville Best of 2021 award, so if you enjoy your trip there, you can vote for them here.
La Flor Michoacana opened in 2015 and has been dedicated to serving Charlottesville delicious ice cream and popsicles! Their goal is to bring the unique flavors of Michoacán to their shop. With a variety of ice cream flavors like Tes Leches Cake, Passion Fruit, Oreo Cookie, and more, there are plenty of options to choose from. For a different way to cool off, try one of their popsicles! Using natural ingredients, their popsicles come in flavors like Fruity Pebbles, Passion Fruit, Papaya, and many more.
Whether you’re in the mood for traditional ice cream, frozen custard, or popsicles, there are plenty of Charlottesville ice cream shops to choose from to satisfy your sweet tooth! Stop by one of these shops to enjoy a sweet treat, and celebrate National Ice Cream Month, of course.
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