The Best Ice Cream North of Boston

Find the best Ice Cream Shop on the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts!

'Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.' ~Voltaire.  As the temperatures climb, the region's ice cream shops are opening their doors for the summer season. Check out our picks for the top ice cream locales around.

Amesbury

Hodgie's Ice Cream

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Andover

Main Line Creamery

Beverly

Captain Dusty's

Dairy Queen of Beverly

Dick & June's Ice Cream

Boxford

Benson Ice Cream

Danvers

Brigham's Inc

Cherry Farm Creamery

Goodies Ice Cream Parlor

Orange Julius

Porter Farm Ice Cream

Putnam Pantry Candy and Ice Cream Smorgasboard

Richardson's Ice Cream

Essex

Down River Ice Cream

Georgetown

Henborgs Ice Cream

Gloucester

Rocky Neck Ice Cream

Friendly Ice Cream Shop

Gloucester Ice Cream Company

Harbor's Point Ice Cream

Joe Popcorn's Famous Slush

Long Beach Dairy Maid

Perfect Scoop

Hamilton

Taylor Made Sweets

Haverhill

Ari's Subs & Ice Cream

Burkes Old Fashion Ice Cream

Carter's Ice Cream

Daly Dogs & Daly Scoop Ice Cream Parlor‎

England's MicroCreamery

Ipswich

Dairy Queen of Ipswich

White Farms Homemade Ice Cream & Pizza

Zumi's Coffee and Ice Cream Cafe

Lawrence

Findeisen's Ice Cream

Lynn

Wyoma Dairy Twirl‎

Manchester

Captain Dusty's

Marblehead

Coffey Ice Cream

Terry's Old Fashion Ice Cream

Methuen

Dolce Freddo Gelato

Findeisen's Ice Cream

Jay Gee's Ice Cream & Fun Center

Middleton

Richardson's Ice Cream

Newburyport

Dolce Freddo Gelato

England's MicroCreamery

Gram's Ice Cream & Desserts

Haley's Ice Cream

Simply Sweet

North Andover

Mad Maggie's Ice Cream

Treadwell's Ice Cream

Peabody

Artie's Place

Scoops N More

Reading

Gregory's Ice Cream and Deli

Richardson's Ice Cream

Rockport

Dairy Train

Ellen's Cookies N' Cream

Salem

Captain Dusty's

E. W. Hobbes

Puleo's Dairy and Ice Cream

Salisbury

Foote's Ice Cream

Hodgies Too Ice Cream

Saugus

Kell's Kreme

Swampscott

Kell's Kreme

Wenham

Canaan Farms

West Boxford

Benson Ice Cream

Harborlight Montessori School - Infant to Grade 8 - Beverly MA

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event
Don't miss the Children's Drop and Shop Spring and Summer consignment sales event at Pingree School, Hamilton MA, for name brand children’s clothing, toys, gear and furniture. Shop for the best bargains on new & gently used Spring and Summer children's clothing, brand name toys and gear,...

Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

AJH: Persist - A Support Group for Recovering Moms - Haverhill

Support group for moms at Anna Jaques Hospital. Best Hospital for Families
Anna Jaques Hospital offers a fantastic support group for new moms. Persist - A Recovery Support Group for Moms. You are the most important person when it comes to the care of your baby, which means taking care of yourself is a vital step in your motherhood journey. Join us – with your baby! – for...
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Color Me Tuesdays at Growing Smile Pediatric Dentristry - Peabody

Growing Smile Pediatric Dentistry and Braces in Peabody MA
Need something fun to do this summer? We've got you covered! Stop by Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry and Braces every Tuesday for a different coloring activity. Every Tuesday at 3pm.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Thursday, August 13

Cape Ann Farmers' Market

The Cape Ann Farmers Market will be drive thru and pre-order only for the 2020 season
For the 2020 Season, Cape Ann Farmers Market will hold a Drive Thru/Pre-Order market. As things develop the Market organizer will do their best to work through the hurdles please visit the website and facebook page frequently for updated information!
3:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Salem Farmers' Market

The Salem Farmer's Market bring the goodness of local farm to downtown Salem!
The Salem Farmers' Market brings fresh local produce and other foods from North Shore farms and other local resources to downtown Salem every Thursday at Derby Square on Front Street Bentley Academy Charter School! Due to COVID-19, the market has needed to make some adjustments please read their...
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, August 14

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event
Don't miss the Children's Drop and Shop Spring and Summer consignment sales event at Pingree School, Hamilton MA, for name brand children’s clothing, toys, gear and furniture. Shop for the best bargains on new & gently used Spring and Summer children's clothing, brand name toys and gear,...

Farm Friends

Farm Friends a program for preschoolers at Spencer Peirce Little Farm Newbury Massachusetts!
Children three to six and a favorite adult of their choosing are invited to share in some fun-filled farm adventures which will connect them to daily life at Spencer Peirce Little Farm.
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Saturday, August 15

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event

Massive Spring and Summer Children's Consignment Event
Don't miss the Children's Drop and Shop Spring and Summer consignment sales event at Pingree School, Hamilton MA, for name brand children’s clothing, toys, gear and furniture. Shop for the best bargains on new & gently used Spring and Summer children's clothing, brand name toys and gear,...

Marblehead Farmers' Market

Improve your nutritional intake at the Marblehead Farmer's Market!
The Marblehead Farmer's Market boasts 15+ local farms, and booths with an educational spin nutrition, vendors and farms selling homemade prepared goods and craft vendors that are switched up in a rotation basis week to week. Additionally there are entertainers and exhibits by environmentally...
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Andover Farmers' Market

Find Fresh Local Produce at the Andover Massachusetts Farmers Market North of Boston
The Andover Farmers' Market offers educational programming and promotes healthy eating, local economies, sustainability, and community spirit by providing fresh, local produce, baked and prepared foods, as well as hand-crafted goods. At the Andover Farmers’ Market pick up fresh, local, and healthy...
10:00 am to 2:00 pm