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24 Days in December and ….

  All December long … 3% of gross sales will be donated to Orkidstra!               View this post on Instagram                     You’re invited to join us on Dec. 11 & 18 for OrKidstra’s free Holiday Concerts! Bring your friends & family to experience… Read more »

Halloween in three spoooky parts …

The First Part …   The Great Pumpkin Patch …   Pumpkins pumpkins pumpkins …    From now until Halloween, bring a carved pumpkin and get a free kids cone! Carve one in the pumpkin patch at 102 Fairmont, or bring one from home.   Then place it by the Great Pumpkin Tree as The Merry Dairy prepares for the visit of… Read more »

A pie, some pints, some sweaters and pots ….

Is there a more lovely time to be in Ottawa? Blue skies and leaves full of colour make sure we remember September, shoulder October so that we all can be convinced to celebrate December in November with lights full of colour.               View this post on Instagram                … Read more »

Calling all kids!

Allie Goodyear wrote a song about The Merry Dairy. We loved it so much we asked her if we could record it and make a video! (Hear the song here! https://twitter.com/allisongoodyea1/status/1125177396506845185?s=20)

That’s where you come in!

We’re inviting all kids to be a part of a video shoot!

What needs to be done?

Simple! Just sign up then show up at 8:30 on Friday, August 16 at 102 Fairmont Avenue!

And, if you like, choose your favorite flavor from the list below! Better yet – come dressed as that flavor! Or make a sign with your flavor on it! Make it as fun and original as you like!

All kids who participate get free ice cream (dairy or non-dairy treat!)

The session will be completed by about 11:40.

Just fill out the form below to register. You can bring the consent form below with you. They will also be available on-site that morning.!

What’s in a name?

It’s time once again for Name of the Day every day beginning December 1 to 24, 2019! Have your name selected, and receive a free cone that day! Below are the names provided by customers that The Merry Dairy will use in picking at least two names per day! Don’t see your name? Add it to the comments below! See which names have been… Read more »

Canada here, Canada there, Canada everywhere …

Could there be a more amazing country? There is something so great at this time of year especially this year, when summer finally begins and our Women’s National Soccer Team takes centre stage. Of course, there’s Canada Day, a day like no other in our nation’s capital.   1. Here … at 102 Fairmont …    The name of the day… Read more »

Easter Treats, Trash Pandas & #CoverMeOttawa …

Could there be anything better than the anticipation of an Ottawa spring? Melting snow, the first crocus bloom, and critters … lots and lots of critters …    Some of those critters are more famous than others. One of them, Bert the Raccoon, had its origins right here in Ottawa!   Over the years, the raccoon has become known as the… Read more »

What’s New and Soon-to-be-New at The Merry Dairy

With spring itching to spring, it’s easier to say goodbye to winter with thoughts of things new. And with new in mind, here are five new things at The Merry Dairy this springlysummerly season. PS – Looking to order a Sweet Lemon Ice Cream Pie? Click here 🙂   1. Tracking the Trucks from 2012 to now!   It… Read more »

Wakey, wakey … February 2nd is National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

Started by a mom in Rochester, NY at the mid-point of winter, National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day is, according to Wikipedia, now celebrated in countries all over the world including Canada, Nepal, Namibia, Germany, New Zealand, Honduras, China and Israel. Whether it’s six more weeks of winter or not, The Merry Dairy reopens on February 2! Come on down between 8am and 2pm for a waffle… Read more »