National Ice Cream Soda Day is June 20. Americans attempt varied flavors and preparations of their favorite dessert. Ice cream sodas have been around for over a century,
So there's a lot to learn about them, from how they were invented to how they're made and consumed in different regions and cities.
Ice cream soda, like other inventions, was accidentally produced by mixing ice cream with soda. Robert Green ran out of ice shavings while making chilled soda at a Philadelphia fair.
George Guy and Philip Mohr are famous ice cream soda inventors.
You can make an ice cream soda extra nutritious by adding seasonal fresh fruit. Peaches and berries are popular.
Robert Green requests to be buried as the "Originator of Ice Cream Soda" in his will.
Even if you love ice cream sodas, you may have only tried a few flavors. Visit an ice cream or soda shop and sample a new flavor to celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day.
Many soda businesses are opening, but most consumers stick to their favorites. This could be a road trip with buddies to find a new ice cream soda shop. You could blog and post photos on social media.
Making an ice cream soda shop map of your city or state is fun. Add fascinating data like history, cuisines, and so on. This activity is enjoyable and educational.