Spring is right around the corner and that means West Michigan's seasonal ice cream stands are opening up!

Any favorite spots that you've been missing, counting down the days to opening day? Find out when your favorite Grand Rapids area ice cream shops open for the season here!

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Sure, you can always grab a pint of ice cream from the grocery store, but there's something special about getting a scoop from your favorite shop in the spring and summertime!

Double Dip Depot, Facebook
Double Dip Depot, Facebook
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In West Michigan, it's a sure sign that summer is on the way! Growing up in South Haven, it was always SUPER exciting to head to Sherman's Dairy for the first time each year - and honestly every time after that, all summer long. To me, summertime means ice cream, sunshine, and hitting up Lake Michigan.

Height Cream/ Facebook
Height Cream/ Facebook
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Where are your top places to grab an ice cream cone, flurry, banana split, sundae (or some other frozen treat) in the Grand Rapids area?

Woody's Cone Stop/ Facebook
Woody's Cone Stop/ Facebook
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Some seasonal ice cream spots have already opened, while others are set to open in the coming weeks.

Dairy Queen - Walker Ave. / Facebook
Dairy Queen - Walker Ave. / Facebook
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Below are more than 20  local ice cream hot spots (or cool spots, really) and their opening dates in 2023, and some of the delicious deserts they serve.

Some stands offer food too, like chili dogs, burgers, fries, and more!

Woody's Cone Stop, Facebook
Woody's Cone Stop, Facebook
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Let us know about any we missed and we'll add them to the list!

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