Top picks for keeping it ALL the way cool on a summer day in Fayetteville!





The Mad Hatter – Located on Hope Mills Road, this is the home of inspired and non-traditional flavors. They, of course, keep the usual suspects on deck, BUT their unexpected flavors are really their sweet spot.

Mad Hatter Ice Cream Shop

Gillis Ice Cream





Gillis Hill Farm – A homemade scoop of this while rocking on their porch is about as sweet as a summer day gets. Gillis Hill Farms always has many things to offer throughout the year BUT their homemade ice cream is definitely a MUST TRY.





Fresh Rolls – Have you ever tried rolled ice cream? Watching them make your ice cream is CLOSE to as much fun as eating it afterward! Bonus points for the Bubble Tea. ROLL OUT and go check them out; you won’t regret it.

Fresh Rolls

Sweet Palette





Sweet Palette – This downtown treasure packs quite the punch! Ice cream, macaroons, mini cheesecakes, and cupcakes that will keep you coming back again and again. They are also so incredibly talented with their custom cakes, just give them your inspiration and let them create the custom cake of your dreams!




Big T’s at Hope Mills Lake – Snoballs, snocream, ice cream, sundaes, floats, frappes, WHATEVER your preferred way to cool down on a hot summer day, they will serve it right up with a lakefront view. AAHHHH, now that’s a good summer day, don’t you think?

Big T's