Dairy Queen is one fast food joint that hosts daily happy hours so you can end your day the right way – with an ice cream sundae in hand. But not all Dairy Queen locations offer the same deals at the same time, so how do you know where to get a discounted Blizzard treat? We’ve done all the digging for you so you can have access to the latest deals and happy hour specials, all while saving some money. From shakes to Orange Julius and Arctic Rushes, here’s a look at everything you need to know about Dairy Queen’s Happy Hour in 2020.
Does Dairy Queen have Happy Hour?
Yes, Dairy Queen hosts Happy Hour at participating locations. Generally, the event takes place on weekdays afternoon/early evening from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Common menu items discounted during happy hour are:
- Iced Coffee for $1 (small)
- Misty Slushes for $1 (small)
- Frappes for $2 (small)
- Smoothies for $2 (small)
- Snacks for $2, like Pretzel and Queso
Some Dairy Queen locations will also offer a food item from the menu during their happy hour. Keep in mind your local ice cream store may offer different happy hour specials than the ones listed above.
Does Dairy Queen have half price shakes?
Dairy Queen is not currently running a nationwide promotion for half price shakes. In the past, however, Dairy Queen has sold half price shakes and other drinks like Moolattes, Arctic Rushes, Orange Juliuses, and smoothies during happy hour. Participating locations may host other 50% specials throughout the year. Continue to monitor this page for updates on half price shakes.
DQ is currently promoting new shake flavors, though, including Tiramisu, Chocolate, and Strawberry cake shakes!
How much is a milkshake at Dairy Queen?
Typically, a milkshake at Dairy Queen runs for $2.99 for a mini, $3.29 for a small, $3.89 for a medium, and $4.59 for a large. Flavors include Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Hot Fudge, Caramel, Banana, and Peanut Butter.
Is Dairy Queen $5 lunch all day?
Dairy Queen is no longer serving a $5 lunch special nationwide, but they have a new menu deal that’s gaining a lot of popularity. The new $6 Meal Deal is available all day, no coupons necessary. Customers have the choice of ordering 1/3 Double with Cheese or a 3-piece Chicken Strip meal. Both options come with French fries, a drink, and an ice cream sundae.
The company also has a Mix and Match deal going on right now where you can select two snacks for just $4. Options include a Cheeseburger, small Sundae, Pretzel Sticks with Queso, Soft Drink, Two-Piece Chicken Strips, and regular Fries.
Is Dairy Queen having a special on blizzards?
Dairy Queen has a few blizzard treat specials right now. At participating locations, you can get a free blizzard if yours is not served upside-down.
There is also a promotion running for the August’s Blizzard of the Month, the Fudge Brownie Blizzard® Treat. This dessert is a blend of OREO® cookie pieces, brownie pieces, cocoa fudge, and vanilla soft serve.
From time to time, the fast food chain will also offer blizzard deals like buy-one-get-one for 99 cents.
There are plenty of other ways to save money on DQ food, drink, and treats. If you download the fast food joint’s app, you will get access to a BOGO Blizzard coupon that you can share with a friend. You can also earn reward points and order online on the app. In addition, if you sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club with your email address, you will get exclusive access to Dairy Queen coupons, deals, and news sent right to your inbox.
And lastly, if you sign up for the Julius League Fan Club, you will get a BOGO coupon and access to even more deals.
Dairy Queen Canada Coupons and Happy Hour
Another popular country for Dairy Queen is Canada. Currently, Dairy Queen coupons Canada include:
- 2 cheeseburgers for $5
- 2 double cheeseburgers for $7
- BOGO Free Dilly Bars
- BOGO Free DQ Sandwiches
You do not need a physical coupon to have access to these deals. Other company specials and promotions include the Treatzza Pizza, Blizzard of the Month, and Mango Pineapple Smoothie. Participating locations in Canada also have Happy Hour from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.