Our first taste of summer!

Not like our recent 70° weather in February wasn't a little taste of what's yet to come, but it's always a good sign when our favorite mom and pop drive-ins and ice cream stands start to open their doors once again.

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Now, I have been eagerly keeping an eye on many of these Facebook pages and there's was basically no build-up or teasing leading up to opening day-- it just happened! And all over the first weekend of March, apparently.

Ice Cream Stands Across West Michigan Are Open For 2024 Season

From South Haven to Otsego to Kalamazoo, here's when your favorite mom and pop ice cream shops are opening for the 2024 season:

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Check Out More Than 20 Spots for Ice Cream in the Grand Rapids Area

Here are some favorite spots in the Grand Rapids area to grab an ice cream cone, slush, flurry, shake, sundae or even hot dog!

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8 Places to Get Ice Cream in Lansing

Here are some of the best places to get your favorite frozen dairy treat near the Lansing area!