Southern California’s original and still only ice cream festival, benefitting underserved communities in San Diego.
Here’s the scoop on 2021’s ice cream extravaganza featuring tastings from more than 25 ice cream and gelato vendors. Scoop San Diego isn’t just a festival—it’s the core of the San Diego ice cream and gelato scene, powered by the desire to positively impact the community. A homegrown and entirely original event, Scoop San Diego is the place for the ice cream community to show up, show off and do some good. Each year, Scoop San Diego benefits a different local non-profit, with a mission to support underserved communities in San Diego—and have fun doing it. The event joins dozens of San Diego’s top ice cream and gelato vendors with thousands of sweet-toothed San Diegans for a great cause and a great time.
EVENT DATE: May 22, 2021
TIME: 11 AM TO 6 PM
WHERE: Balboa Park’s Inspiration Point Parking Lot, Park Boulevard and President’s Way. Follow the signs.
TICKETS $35 (Early bird) to $45 per car (four human beings per vehicle).
PURCHASE: CLICK HERE.
On May 22nd, your car becomes an ice cream parlor as you drive through Scoop San Diego’s 3rd annual Ice Cream Festival in Balboa Park.
Scoop San Diego, southern California’s original and only ice cream festival, features more than 25 local ice cream and gelato shops all in one location.
This year, we’re having a drive-thru festival, so you can taste as many samples as you want from the safety of your own car. Each person in your car may receive a 1 oz sample from each participating vendor.
We care about your safety, so all CDC and State of CA guidelines will be followed to ensure this event exceeds all recommendation standards.
This is a timed entry event. When you purchase your ticket, please select the hour time slot that works best for your group.
Please note there is a limited quantity of tickets per time slot. One ticket is required per vehicle (up to 4 persons per vehicle).
Proceeds from this year’s fun and delicious festival will go to Feeding San Diego to help local families dealing with food insecurity. You’ll also have an opportunity to donate non-perishable goods to our food drive as part of the event. Scoop San Diego is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to raise money through an annual ice cream festival for organizations that support underserved communities in San Diego.