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How to get free ice cream delivered to you from Uber Friday

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HARTFORD — Friday is going to be hot, hot, hot, so why not cool off with a chilly treat?

Uber is delivering free ice cream Friday in Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven, and New London counties.

Here’s how it works:

  • Open your Uber app from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday, July 15
  • Tap the ‘Ice Cream’ icon on slider at the bottom of the app
  • Set your location and tap ‘REQUEST’
  • If a car is available, you’ll be indulging in 4 free ice cream bars in minutes

Uber drivers in Fairfield County are making the deal even sweeter. Delivery vehicles will include vintage race cars and convertibles.  In Darien, a firetruck will be delivering ice cream.