Ice cream enthusiasts, rejoice! It’s time to celebrate another delicious destination to get a scoop of one of Minnesota’s tastiest treats.
Izzy’s Ice Cream Cafe and Kitchen will celebrate a grand opening celebration on Nov. 9 at its brand new location in the Mill District, on the corner of 2nd Street South and 11th Avenue.READ MORE: Maple Grove Police Identify Mother, 2 Young Kids Killed In Crash
Located across from Gold Medal Park and a short jaunt from The Guthrie Theater, the 5,100-square-foot building features cafe tables with window views, treetop vistas and a sneak-peek into the magical ice cream-making process.
Though it’s been open since late July, the public is invited to kick off Izzy’s official grand opening with a number of free activities for all ages next Saturday.READ MORE: Ray McNeary, Accused Of Attempted St. Cloud Bank Robbery, Appears In Court
From noon until 2 p.m., kids can get their face painted, enjoy caramel apples, cider and win prizes. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., visitors will have a chance to check out the kitchen and taste the many ingredients used in Izzy’s every day products.
Some of the local ingredients include cardamom toast from Woullet Bakery, milk from Sassy Cow Creamery and key lime pie from Birchwood Cafe.
For those wanting an additional experience, special tours for adults, including ice cream tastings, will be offered for a $20 ticket. A limited number of tickets are available on their website.MORE NEWS: Climate 'Normals' Just Got Their Once-Per-Decade Update, With These Impacts In Minnesota
Izzy’s first location, on Marshall Avenue in St. Paul, will continue operations as usual.