Get a free, cool Italian ice in celebration of spring in Atlanta today

Get a free Italian ice today at Rita’s. HANDOUT / Vault Communications.

Spring signifies warmer weather and to celebrate, Rita’s is giving away a free, cool cup of Italian ice to everyone from 12-9 p.m. today. This sweet chain is also celebrating its 25th anniversary and released several fun facts including this one: The most popular Italian ice flavor is mango, and Rita’s uses more than 300,000 pounds of mangoes annually to create it. If you opt for mango or another flavor, take a photo and use #ritasfirstdayofspring when posting pictures for a chance to win sweet prizes. No purchase necessary. Limit one per person.

Looking for more free sweet treats today? Dairy Queen locations are giving out free cones.

Rita’s locations:
3530 Ashford-Dunwoody Road N.E., Atlanta. 770-986-9335,
340 Town Center Ave., Suwanee. 678-765-2889.
16 Macon St., McDonough. 678-782-7313.

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