Food

Uber Will Deliver Ice Cream on Friday

Plus balloons and songs.
Uber will deliver ice cream, and possibly singers, on Friday. Photograph via Shutterstock.

In Uber’s ongoing campaign to be the most user-friendly car service around—child seats! Christmas trees!—it’s delivering ice cream to users across the world on Friday. Washingtonian Uber-ites can get their cold treats delivered between 11 and 5.

The promo works by choosing the one-day-only “ice cream” option in the app, which will send either an uberX driver or an actual ice cream truck your way. The treats are $5 apiece, with a minimum order of ten ice creams via truck, and four from regular vehicles.

In addition to the desserts, Uber promises a few surprise giveaways/appearances, including company swag, balloon artists, and even serenades from an a cappella quartet. See what you could be missing out on, Virginia?

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Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.