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    Default Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    Rita?s Franchise Company - Press Releases

    Feed Your Spring "FREE-ver" With Free Italian Ice from Rita's

    Nation's Largest Italian Ice Chain to Hold 16th Annual First Day of Spring Giveaway
    Trevose, Pa. (February 29, 2008) — Thursday, March 20 marks a "sweet" date for Italian Ice lovers, as Rita's Water Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice chain, will hold its 16th annual First Day of Spring Italian Ice giveaway. More than one million Rita's guests are expected to "scoop up" the season's first taste of Italian Ice — for free!

    A Philadelphia-born springtime tradition, the annual Rita's giveaway is held from noon to 9 p.m. at more than 500 Rita's locations in 17 states. Guests who visit their neighborhood Rita's will receive one free, regular-sized, 10 oz. cup of Italian Ice to commemorate the beginning of spring.

    To honor the company's "Sweet 16th" year of the legendary First Day of Spring celebration, a new and festive flavor, Birthday Cake Cream Ice, will make its debut on Rita's menus beginning March 20.

    In addition to Birthday Cake Cream Ice, Rita's fans can also enjoy 30 more sweet and refreshing flavors, all made fresh daily at each location. From classics like Cherry and Mango to new favorites like Twisted Melon and Cappuccino Cream, there's a tempting flavor for every taste bud. Cones, custard, and other sweet treats are also available at Rita's, including Gelatis and the signature Misto™ and Blendini™ creations.


    About Rita's Water Ice
    Rita's Water Ice Franchise Company, headquartered in Trevose, Pa., is the largest Italian Ice concept in the nation, currently operating in 17 states with more than 500 stores. Rita's brand promise is Ice, Custard and Happiness™. The chain offers a variety of frozen treats including its famous Italian Ice, Old Fashioned Frozen Custard, and layered Gelati, as well as its signature Misto™ and Blendini™ creations. Rita's was named one of the Top 25 Franchise High Performers by the Wall Street Journal's 'Startup Journal.' For more information about Rita's Water Ice, please call 1-800-677-RITA or visit Rita?s Franchise Company - Home.

    This press release is from 2008 but facebook has an event posted for 2009. You can also call the 800 number to be sure. I saw this place advertised on the news last week and it seems delicious!!

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    Unfortunately, its way too far to drive from here. Oh well~

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    buMping this up for those that have a Rita's near them. This is just a few days away!

    Rita?s Franchise Company - Events & Promotions - First Day of Spring

    Here is a link to find a Rita's near you: http://www.ritasice.com/locations.cfm
    Last edited by BreakerOneNine; 03-17-2009 at 01:26 PM. Reason: added locations link.

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    Rita's just opened one here a couple of months ago, so this will give me a chance to see if I'll like them without it costing me anything.

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    Bumping this up because it's today!

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    Just thought I'd say... this place is amazing! Its about an hour away but well worth the trip.

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    I love the cotton candy and the mango flavors!

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    Default Re: Rita's Italian Water Ice Free Day March 20

    I love the Smores with Vanilla custard on top! And the mystery flavor was pretty good.

 

 

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