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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Have you tried our sorbet slush yet?! Tell us your favorite slush flavor/combination!
Seventeen years difference! The top photo was taken in 2001. The bottom photo was taken last week! From left to right, we have Bryan, Barbie, Joanna and Jenna. Bryan is now Manager of Big Dipper, owner of the ice cream truck and part owner of Big Dipper in Billings. Barbie is an owner of Big Dipper and is currently writing a memoir. Joanna has a clothing company Moonrush Designs. She’s also  married and has 3 kids. Jenna now lives is Melbourne Australia with her husband and 2 kids. They also run the Hungry Workshop design and letterpress studio. Check them out @hungryworkshop!
Evenings at Big Dipper. ✨🍦 Tell us what your favorite late night Big Dipper treat is!
Photo: @alternativemissoula
Stop by today to try our @pearljam flavors in celebration of the festival tonight! We will have these at both the shop and the truck at the festival. Also, check out Pearl Jam’s “Missoula Hit List”, where they included Big Dipper!
We’re now serving Mighty Berry Oreo! #ohboy! Mighty Berry is Raspberry, Strawberry and Huckleberry ice cream. Throw in some Oreos and you’ve got one delicious treat! 🤤 Out for a limited time.
Did you know that Big Dipper ice cream is made right in the shop?! All ice cream served in Missoula is made in Missoula. All ice cream made in Helena is made in Helena and the same goes for our Billings location! #ohboy!
Our truck is going to be at the @pearljam Festival on August 13th from 3-8. #ohboy! We want to know, what are some good Pearl Jam flavors we should make?! Tell us your ideas!
The Big Dipper crew has been serving ice cream at Travelers Rest this weekend! Here’s a few shots from employee @kashaabean.
Go ahead, treat yo’self this weekend. Tag your ice cream partner and remind them that it’s time for an ice cream date!
Photo: @ofthewolves.photo
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Coffee lovers this one is for you!Peppermint Latte is now being served for a limited time. It’s really good with any of our chocolate toppings, fudge, hard dip, or brownies.
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Yesterday the @hellgatexc team floated the river and we surprised them with our ice cream bike at the end of their float. #ohboy! Best of luck this year! We can’t wait to see what you guys and gals do.
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Coconut Raspberry is now being served! #ohboy! It’s here for a limited time so stop by soon to enjoy it!
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Look at this cutie! #ohboy! Don’t forget to grab some ice cream at our truck tomorrow afternoon for Out To Lunch and Thursday night for Downtown Tonight!
Photo: @bethany.chase
Tell us what you got when you stopped by Big Dipper this weekend!
Awesome shot by @lauriaffle.
Girls just wanna have fun and get some Big Dipper!🍦Ladies, grab your girl friends and catch up at Big Dipper. Tag your girl friends that you need to have an ice cream date with! ✨👯‍♀️
Photo: @jl.ko
Christmas in July is here!🎄 #ohboy! For a limited time we’ll be serving Egg Nog, Pumpkin, Candy Cane and Cranberry Orange Sorbet. Get here quick to get them!