10 Manitoba Women-Owned Businesses Serving Up Cool Treats

The best way to cool down on a hot summer’s day? Indulge in an ice-cold treat from a local business! From shaved milk and ice cream tacos to ice cream sandwiches and hot fudge sundaes, these women-owned or women-partnered businesses have you covered.

 

 

 

 

 

Milksmith

You can’t miss this colourful pink ice cream shop on Winnipeg’s bustling Corydon Avenue, specializing in inventive ice cream tacos and rolled varieties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fête Ice Cream and Coffee Shop

After perfecting their ice cream recipe at the University of Manitoba’s Dairy Science Program, friends Elise Page and Teri-Lynn Friesen opened the cheerful Fête Ice Cream & Coffee, serving up hand-crafted delicacies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charley B’s

With small batch hard ice cream flavours like London fog, honey pistachio and watermelon starburst, Charley B’s is a must-stop for ice cream enthusiasts in Winkler, Manitoba.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sub Zero Ice Cream

Parfait is the name of the game for this Winnipeg ice creamery, boasting Manitoba’s largest ice cream menu with flavours like peach cobbler and blueberry cheesecake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GG’s Drive Inn

As a local favourite in the small town of Somerset, GG’s Drive In is more than worth the drive for its ice cream delights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Boardwalk on Clear Lake

Visiting the town of Wasagaming in Riding Mountain National Park has long been a summer tradition for families across Manitoba, and one of the most quintessential activities has to be grabbing an ice cream from The Boardwalk on Clear Lake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

49 Degrees

The residents of Souris have another option for sweet treats with the newly opened 49 Degrees! Asides from ice cream, the shop also serves up specialty coffee, baked goods and soups.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ice Cream Island

Transport yourself to a tropical paradise at Ice Cream Island. Grab a Flavourburst, a twister or even an ice cream cake (sharing optional).

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Beach Hut

Pair your ice cream treat with the beach at The Beach Hut in Killarney. Don’t leave without trying their refreshing, signature Beachie – half slush, half vanilla soft serve!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Icing Castle

The Icing Castle is taking Winnipeg by storm with its adorable and colourful creations. Try one of their inventive Bingsu cups, made up of shaved ice, condensed milk and tons of yummy toppings.