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November 08, 2021

Scoop DeVille South Street opens Friday, offering $1 special blends and free prizes

The Philly ice cream shop opened its first store in the city 32 years ago

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Philly-based ice cream shop Scoop DeVille is hosting a grand opening for its new store at 538 South St. There will be $1 special blends, free gifts with purchases and chances to win prizes. Scoop DeVille opened its first store in Philadelphia in 1989.

Philadelphia ice cream staple Scoop DeVille is opening a new shop on South Street in the city’s Headhouse District at 5 p.m. on Friday.

The ice cream shop is celebrating its grand opening with $1 special blends and free gifts with purchases, a post on the business' Instagram states. Additionally, visitors will have chances to win prizes by spinning a game wheel.

Prizes include cash, T-shirts, Flyers tickets, ice cream, cakes, and gift cards to nearby businesses Federal Donuts and Tattooed Mom.

An Instagram promotion this week encourages people to follow, like, and comment on a Scoop DeVille post for a chance to win a logo tattoo by Philly artist Michael DiGiacomo of Tat215ive, which will grant them the ability to receive free ice cream once a week for life.

The new shop is located at 538 South St., and the grand-opening party will last until 8 p.m.

Other Scoop DeVille locations include Midtown Village, at 1109 Walnut St.; The Bourse, at 111 S. Independence Mall E.; and delivery-only UCity Express, at 3300 Fairmount Ave.

The ice cream shop is well-known throughout the city for its customizable creations. Their drilling system uses all fresh ingredients and allows them to make soft serve without a traditional machine. 

Scoop DeVille opened its first store in Philadelphia in 1989.