Publix has an ice cream truck and gets new flavors for free. How to find it

June isn’t just the start of hurricane season. Then the ice season also starts.

In a bit of self-promotion, but one that has our attention, Publix is ​​sending its ice cream truck across the state to introduce eight limited-edition flavors.

The seasonal ice cream is available in stores in half-gallon containers through August 30.

But why wait?

If you want a free copy, the Publix truck is rolling through Florida for the second year in a row. The Lakeland-based supermarket is touring the state handing out free samples the old-fashioned way. Talk about spreading good cheer.

Look for this Publix ice cream truck in June and July 2024, as employees will be handing out free scoops of some of the 2024 limited edition flavors. The truck will be in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach on July 6 and July 7, respectively.Look for this Publix ice cream truck in June and July 2024, as employees will be handing out free scoops of some of the 2024 limited edition flavors. The truck will be in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach on July 6 and July 7, respectively.

Look for this Publix ice cream truck in June and July 2024, as employees will be handing out free scoops of some of the 2024 limited edition flavors. The truck will be in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach on July 6 and July 7, respectively.

Where will the Publix Florida ice cream truck visit?

The Publix ice cream truck plans six stops in Florida, including South Florida. Here’s when and where:

SOUTH FLORIDA

Fort Lauderdale at 240 Las Olas Circle on Las Olas Beach from 10am to 3pm on July 6.

West Palm Beach at the Brightline station, 501 Evernia St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 7.

ELSEWHERE IN FLORIDA

Jacksonville at Seawalk Pavilion, 199 Ocean Front North, from 10am to 3pm on June 26.

Orlando at Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 28.

Lakeland at Common Ground Park, 1000 E. Edgewood Dr., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 29.

Tampa at Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Dr. June 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Peter at St. Pete Pier, 600 Second Ave. Northeast, from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM on July 4.

These Publix trucks will travel through Florida in June and July 2024, along with stops in Nashville, Greenville and Atlanta, to promote the Lakeland supermarket chain's summer ice cream flavors.These Publix trucks will travel through Florida in June and July 2024, along with stops in Nashville, Greenville and Atlanta, to promote the Lakeland supermarket chain's summer ice cream flavors.

These Publix trucks will travel through Florida in June and July 2024, along with stops in Nashville, Greenville and Atlanta, to promote the Lakeland supermarket chain’s summer ice cream flavors.

Other stops

The Publix truck visits these locations in the other areas before heading to Florida.

Nashville, Tenn at Capitol View, 1004 Nelson Merry St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 19.

Greenville, South Carolina at Unity Park, 220 N. Main St. Suite 500, from 5:30 PM to 10 PM on June 21.

Atlanta, Georgia at Piedmont Park Farmers Market, 400 Park Dr. Northeast, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23.

What are the new flavors?

Publix will release eight limited-edition ice cream flavors to its stores in half-gallon sizes this summer through August 30, 2024.Publix will release eight limited-edition ice cream flavors to its stores in half-gallon sizes this summer through August 30, 2024.

Publix will release eight limited-edition ice cream flavors to its stores in half-gallon sizes this summer through August 30, 2024.

The ice cream trucks will share many of this season’s new limited edition flavors. You can probably find all of these at your Publix store. Here’s what you’ll find in the 2024 batch:

Chocolate cookie quarry: Chocolate ice cream with chocolate chip cookie crumbs and flavored chocolate sandwich cookie pieces.

Cold Brew Cookies and Cream: Coffee flavored cold brew ice cream and cream-filled chocolate chip cookies.

Lemonberry Happiness: Lemon cream flavored ice cream, lemonade flavored flakes and blueberry flavored swirls.

Marry me Strawberry: Strawberry flavored ice cream with ribbons of strawberry flavored sauce, studded with white chocolate flavored strawberry pecan bark chunks.

Coffee-almond fudge: Coffee ice cream with a chocolate coffee ribbon and coated almonds with milk chocolate flavor.

Caramel Turtle Cheesecake: Cheesecake flavored ice cream swirled with flavored sea salt caramel and milk chocolate caramel turtles and pecans.

Hula Hula Macadamia: Ice cream with whipped cream flavor, caramel ribbons and macadamia brittle.

Buckeyes & Fudge: Peanut butter ice cream with chocolate covered peanut butter buckeye candies and chunky fudge.