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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Oct
13

Almsted's Market now carrying Bridgeman's!

Attention all ice cream lovers in the Crystal, MN area!  Almsted's Fresh Market is now selling Bridgeman's Ice Cream!  They are carrying 5 of our flavors in our 48oz tubs including Vanilla, Peppermint Bon Bon, Raspberry Fudge Torte, Cherry Nut and Butter Brittle.  They should all be on the shelves…

Oct
12

SNEAK PEAK at our new look!

We are so excited to let you in on our "Little" secret!  Back in March, we started seriously discussing the idea of wanting a new package for our 48oz retail containers.  We had a few logistical issues with our current tubs and thought our look was a bit dated.  After doing some research and interviewing…

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…