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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! 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! Aaron Abigail/Abby Adam/Adamo Abdulwahaab Addison/Addyson Adele Adelyn/Adeline Adrienne/Adrian/Adria/Adriana/Adriano Agnes Aibrielle Aidan/Aiden Ainsley… 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 »

A $5 tag to say thank you for 2018!

What a year 2018 was! Our first full year of operation included lots of new flavours, a fantastic team, and some awesome events. And as 2018 comes to an end, it’s a reminder that a great time to give is now. For the final weekend of 2018 before we close for the month of January, The Merry Dairy will be giving a… Read more »

Here’s to Orkidstra!

There are so many great organizations in Ottawa that do so many great things. One of those is Orkidstra. This month, Merry Dairy customers learned that a portion of their purchases was going to help sponsor a child in one of Orkdistra’s wonderful programs. We are happy to report that we reached our goal and were able to raise over $500! Thank you… Read more »

Three Merry Procrastination Cures … and the best cure of all!

The days are counting down. Slowly but surely, the nightly glow of holiday lights is a reminder that proctrastination is no match for the annual moment when you realize that Christmas wins once again …. Here are three procrastination cures … 🙂 Cure #1: A Merry Dairy Gift Card! Pick up a card in store at 102 Fairmont, or get a virtual card at shop.merrydairy.wpengine.com! View… Read more »