NOW OPEN! Visit our shop at 102 Fairmont Ave

Serving fresh, premium, original-recipe Jersey (soft-serve) and Midwest (scooped) style frozen custard, Merry Pops & homemade cookie ice cream sandwiches.

The Scary Dairy returns
in 11 days!

For far too many people in our community, food security is a daily ... and scary ... fact of life.

Help our friends at the Parkdale Food Centre address this fear this Hallowe'en and every day of the year with good, nutritious food for all of us.

Bring any non-perishable food donation for Parkdale Food Centre to The Scary Dairy at 102 Fairmont Ave and receive a $1 coupon for any purchase at The Merry Dairy.

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  • Winter is coming … (and so is The Scary Dairy ….)

  • One of the most common questions about the new store is … so, what are you going to do for winter? The answer is … lots! But before we get to winter plans – a big hello to all new subscribers – many from our Fairmont Sundae Social contest held September 17. Congrats again to our winners…. Read more »

  • A one dollar Sunday ….

  • It’s been six weeks since the doors opened at 102 Fairmont.   As the last week of summer begins, please join in celebrating the history of 102 Fairmont with a throwback price of $1 for a soft serve cone from noon to 4pm on Sunday, September 17.   Enjoy Step Dancing and live music throughout the afternoon from Ottawa’s own Triple Trouble!… Read more »

  • 14 days at 102 Fairmont …

  • Two weeks ago tonight The Merry Dairy opened its doors at Fairmont and Gladstone, marking a new chapter in The Merry Dairy’s journey that began five years ago. One thing has made the past two weeks so special, not to mention the past five years, has been all the Merry Dairy “portraits” taken by our customers. To mark those first… Read more »

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