In the hearts of Minnesotans since 1936.

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Bridgemans Ice Cream History

In 1936, after helping with their Dad’s dairy business Chester and Roy Bridgeman decided to strike out on their own and opened the original Bridgeman's Ice Cream Shoppe®. Their adventure was met with disbelief. Why would anyone open an ice cream shoppe in Minnesota? What about the Depression? But with hard work, persistence and of course, Bridgeman’s Ice Cream, they opened not only one, but six Bridgeman Ice Cream Shoppes® in eighteen months.

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Setting the Standard of Quality for Almost Eighty Years

Bridgeman’s Ice Cream is prepared with fresh milk and cream, wholesome fruits and nuts, rich cocoas and dark chocolates, sweet caramel and delicious candies. Our special recipes create a smooth and creamy, not too sweet, not too heavy taste that only can be described as original… the original, premium and quality taste of Bridgeman’s!

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Stone Arch Bridge Festival

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

7/7/17-7/8/17

Basilica Block Party

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

8/4/17-8/6/17

Uptown Art Fair

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

8/24/17-9/4/17

MN State Fair

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

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Aug
15

2017 Minnesota State Fair!

         We can't believe August is already here and we are talking about the Minnesota State Fair!  While the food gets a little more quirky and crazy each year at the fair we have decided to do the opposit and stay true to our roots.  Instead of coming up with the most unique ice cream flavors and…

Jul
18

Maple Pecan Marble Sundae - NEW at the MN State Fair

Many of you have expressed interest in us bringing back our Marble Sundae's to the MN State Fair!  Well, we are excited to announce a new addition to our Minnesota State Fair menu in 2017!  This year we are adding our Maple Pecan Marble Sundae! Savor a marbled and triple layered ice cream treat made…

May
25

Goody's Hot City is now scooping Bridgeman's Ice Cream!

This partnership has us jumping with joy!  We are so excited to officially announce that Goody's Hot City (located on W 7th and Randolph) in St. Paul is now scooping Bridgeman's Ice Cream!  There's no better way to follow up a mouth watering pizza than with a big bowl of ice cream!  You can find them…