Free event is Sept. 16 at Providence Master Planned Community
Make your day sweeter with free ice cream during the annual Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday on Sunday, Sept. 16. The family-friendly event is free to attend and is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Huckleberry Park in the Providence Master Planned Community in northwest Las Vegas.
In addition to the frozen treats, courtesy of Meadow Gold, there will be kid-friendly activities and ice cream-eating contests, food trucks, a variety of booths, and the Sunny 106.5 team will be on-site with great prizes like tickets to Legoland California, SeaWorld San Diego, iHeartRadio Music Festival Daytime Stage tickets and more. The kids activities include petting zoo, face-painting, inflatables, water balloons, Pinatas, relay races and more.
Attendees also can enjoy Huckleberry Park’s multi-use events field, full court basketball, swings, picnic area and shade ramada. Well-behaved leashed pets are welcome, and they can play in the venue’s large and small dog parks.
In honor of the ice cream theme, here’s a few fun facts about one of America’s favorite treats from various sources:
Marco Polo brought an early form of ice cream to Europe in the 1300s. Meadow Gold has produced ice cream since 1901.
- The world’s most popular ice cream topping is chocolate syrup.
- The average number of ice cream pints enjoyed by an American each year is 48.
- One in 10 people admit to licking the bowl clean after eating ice cream.
- It takes 50 licks to finish a single scoop ice cream cone.
- Next to cookies, ice cream is the best-selling treat in America.
- One in five people share ice cream with their pets.
Huckleberry Park is located at 10325 Farm Rd., just off the I-215 North Beltway and Hualapai Way. For information, visit www.providencelv.com or call the Providence Information Center at 702-898-5777 or Sunny 106.5 at 702-238-7300.
The Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday is being presented by Sunny 106.5, Meadow Gold and the Providence Master Planned Community. Current booth partners include Air Pro Master, American First Credit, Blue Green Vacations, Centennial Hospital, Clark Country Family Services, MountainView Hospital, Panda Law, Sports Clips and T-Mobile; and more will be added.
About Providence Master Planned Community
Developed by Focus Property Group, Providence has been among the country’s fastest-selling master planned communities. Its spirit is rooted in the traditions of small town America with neighborhoods bringing people together. Wide tree-lined boulevards frame the 1,200-acre community which features top builders, offering a variety of floor plans and amenity options for every lifestyle. In addition to Huckleberry Park, the master plan features The Promenade Park, Knickerbocker Park with spectacular views of the entire Las Vegas Valley, and miles of trail systems. Providence is located in northwest Las Vegas at 7181 N. Hualapai Way, Ste. 150. It is minutes from shopping, dining and Las Vegas Beltway and U.S. 95 access, and close to Nellis and Creech Air Force bases. For information, visit www.providencelv.com or call (702) 433-5084.
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