Winter is technically over on Tuesday, March 20th as that is the calendar's first day of spring. However, here on the Southcoast we consider the opening day of our favorite local ice cream parlors as a sure sign that spring has officially arrived. *Cue happiness.

See when your favorite shop is opening for the 2018 season! (Weather permitting)

1. Acushnet Creamery; Thursday, March 8th

2. Somerset Creamery; both locations: Wednesday, March 14th

3. Dairy Maid; New Bedford: Thursday, March 15th

4. The Ice Cream Barn; Swansea: Tuesday, March 20th

5. Country Whip; Acushnet: Thursday, March 22nd

6. Capt. Bonney's Creamery; Rochester: Thursday, March 22nd

7. Robin's Nest; Rochester: Thursday, March 22nd

8. Oxford Creamery; Mattapoisett: Thursday, March 29th

If you know of a creamery on the Southcoast that is opening in March, please let us know! We will add them to our list as soon as possible! Most other creameries in this area won't open until May / Memorial Day Weekend. Stay tuned for those updates!