Serving up handcrafted ice cream since 1995, Big Dipper Ice Cream has garnered national attention from an appearance on Good Morning America to being chosen as one of America's Best by Food and Wine Magazine, USA Today, Yahoo News and Budget Travel among others. Big Dipper can be found in Missoula, Helena and Billings, Montana as well as rolling around Missoula in our ice cream truck, "Coneboy". If you are visiting Glacier or Yellowstone National Park you will also find our other label Big Dipper Select at all Xanterra lodges and restaurants.

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Who else is THIS excited about the warm weather?! 🙋‍♂️We’re now rocking spring hours and we’re open until 10:30 PM! #ohboy!
We’re now serving Coldsmoke ice cream for a limited time! #ohboy! For something different, try it as a shake or malt. It’s also really good with chocolate toppings! Tag your Coldsmoke loving friends!
It’s a green tea and cardamom kinda day. 👌🏼🍦✨💚 Tag a friend that would like this combo!
Photo: @stefilkins
It’s finally feeling like spring in Missoula. To celebrate the beginning of our favorite time of the year, we’re having a sale on ALL of our shirts! #ohboy! This sale is happening only in the Missoula store. Stop by soon to get yours!
Congratulations to Big Dipper employee Ella DeGrandpre on winning the Trail Cap de Creus in Spain! Ella has been living there with her family this last semester and will be back at the Big Dipper this summer.
The Banana Starship. A classic Big Dipper sundae with fudge, a banana, two scoops of ice cream, peanuts, whipped cream and cherry’s to top it off. #ohboy! Tag a friend that would enjoy this yummy treat!
@sure_the_nepali_dog is loving a doggie cone and the beautiful weather!
Some spring flowers are starting to pop up around the shop! 🌸
Photo by our employee @jypsy__j.
Rain or shine, it’s always ice cream time! #ohboy!🍦✨ We’re open until 10 tonight no matter what the weather throws our way!
Vanilla Reese’s with @poshchocolat salted caramel sauce. A delicious combo! #ohboy! What are your favorite Big Dipper ice cream and topping combinations?
Tomorrow is the International Food Festival at the University and our ice cream truck will be there! We’ll be parked in the UC parking lot. We’ll be serving Ginger Green Tea, Mango, Mexican Chocolate, Irish Cream, Vanilla, Huckleberry, White Mint Oreo and Espresso Heath. It’s starts at 11 so we’ll see you then!
HAPPY FRIDAY! Today’s specials are lemon basil sorbet, bacon and egg, chocolate caramel cookie and our @burnsstbistro collaborations lemon turmeric sfouf cake and sweet cream with chocolate covered twinkies!
Photo by @bumpsnbundlesinc
Have you tried our Quake Shake yet?! It’s a shake with coffee ice cream (or any flavor you want) and coffee. Here we used Mocha Chip ice cream. Our other coffee ice creams are Espresso Health and El Salvador coffee. Tag your coffee loving friends that need try to this!
We’ve collaborated with our friends at @burnsstbistro for two unique, delicious specials! The first one shown is a danish sweet cream ice cream base with chocolate covered twinkies. The second is a lemon turmeric ice cream base with nigellga seeds, pistachios and sfouf cake. These are limited specials so come by soon to enjoy them!
Happy Easter/April Fools! We made a special ice cream just for today, Bacon and Eggs! We’re open until 10pm. Stop by to grab a treat or quart of your favorite flavor!