It’s a simple summertime treat that generations have been enjoying, whether they’re sitting at the drugstore counter or sharing with that special someone.


And today, we honor that delectable beverage.


Today, Aug. 6, is National Root Beer Float Day. To commemorate the occasion here in the Myrtle Beach area, a number of local eateries are offering discounts.

 

They are:


  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – receive 20 percent off root beer floats – offer is valid at their Broadway at the Beach location

  • Frutti’s Frozen Yogurt – receive 20 percent off frozen yogurt or a smoothie when you say, “I love root beer” – offer is valid at both their Broadway at the Beach location and their store at 201 S. Kings Hwy., in Myrtle Beach

  • Cold Stone Creamery – receive 25 percent off root beer floats – offer is valid at their Broadway at the Beach and The Market Common locations

  • Kirk’s 1890 Ice Cream Parlor – enjoy a root beer float for $4 – offer is valid at their 2500 N. Kings Hwy., location in Myrtle Beach

  • Froyoz – receive 10 percent off a Froyoz creation – offer is valid at their 2607 U.S. 17 Business location in Garden City

  • Johnny Rockets – receive 50 percent off all floats – offer is valid at their Broadway at the Beach location

With those summertime temperatures making everyone thinking of something cool to enjoy, it’s really the perfect time to indulge in a delicious root beer float.


After all, it is a national holiday!