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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6/17/16-6/19-16

Stone Arch Bridge Festival

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

7/8/16-7/9/16

Basilica Block Party

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

8/5/16-8/7/16

Uptown Art Fair

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

8/25/16-9/5/16

MN State Fair

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

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Jul
14

The La La is Back Debuting at the MN State Fair!

In honor of celebrating our 80 year anniversary, Bridgeman's is excited to announce we are bringing back our historical La La Palooza Sundae to share with your family (or try to eat yourself) at the 2016 MN State Fair!  William Bridgeman, who co-invented the gut-busting…

Jul
14

Had a Blast at Basilica Block Party!

We had so much fun serving up ice cream at the Basilica Block Party.  We had a few bumps in the road with someone backing into our trailer and denting it...so sad on our fresh paint job!  But the party went on and we had so much fun listening to great music, serving ice cream and chatting with some…

Jul
12

Shooting Our KSTP Spotlight with Kevin Doran!

We were soooo excited last night when we got an email from Kevin Doran with KSTP about shooting a showcase spotlight with him for our new MN State Fair treat...the retro La La Palooza! Many of you might remember this Sundae from being popular when you were a child and either sharing it with the whole…