Rita’s Gives Out Free Italian Ice to Celebrate 1st Day of Spring

If you can brave the cold, get to your neighborhood Rita's today: The water ice shop is giving out free treats starting at noon to celebrate the first day of spring. (Published Sunday, March 20, 2016)

Rita’s Italian ice stores across the city celebrated the first day of spring with the 24th annual Free Italian Ice Giveaway. Philadelphia stores gave away free Italian ice in limited edition “First Day of Spring” cups to all guests who visit Sunday.

Stores at the following locations participated:

- Manayunk, 5420 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128 - City Ave, 7718 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19151 - Wissahickon, 2271 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 - South Street, 239 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 - 15th & Spruce, 1511 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 - South Street West, 2124 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146