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Holiday for Giving - thru December 4th 

Bananas Ice Cream is teaming up with Holiday For Giving to collect food and toys for Wallingford families facing hardship.

Receive 10% off your order when you bring in an item for the collection box. Together we can help spread the magic of the season.

Click here for more information about Holiday for Giving

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Who doesn't like a discount on ice cream!

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Holiday for Giving



Help Us Help Others

Sheehan High School Marching Band Competition - September 23rd
Lyman Hall Marching Band Competition - October 14th 

We love being part of the towns Marching Band Competitions! 

These are events where multiple high schools around the state come to competitively perform various shows

The students work so hard each year to perform at these wonderful events!

Due to the never ending Saturday rains we had this year Sheehan High School's competition was cancelled.

We were able to see Sheehan at Lyman Hall's competition.

Click here for more information about the Lyman Hall Music Program

Click here for more information about Sheehan's Music Program

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We loved listening to the music and visiting with the bands!

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HOWee after dark!

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Another rainy Saturday but that doesn't stop the need for ice cream!

Celebrate Wallingford - October 7th & 8th

Celebrate Wallingford is a 2-day festival featuring the Taste of Wallingford - where one can sample the food of local restaurants. There is live entertainment, arts & crafts shows, children's activities, and so much more!.  This is a FREE yearly event with FREE parking.

For more information on the Celebrate Wallingford

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We needed a little more space for all that we bring!  Freshly made waffle cones is a must!

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HOWee at work!

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Saturday was rainy but Sunday cleared up- it was so great to see so many old friends (customers) and meeting so many new ones!

Durham Farmers Market and More August - October 2023

Durham CT is hosting the Durham Farm Market & More until October 12, 2023, Banana's Ice Cream along with our Happiness on Wheels will be at many of the market dates.  Come out to this FREE event and visit the locally grown and made produce and items.  The kids can enjoy the FREE bounce house and their is music by local musicians weekly.

For more information on the Durham CT Farm Market & More click here

Located at 144 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 

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So many great vendors weekly!

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We love when family and friends visit us off site!

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Overcast day but that doesn't stop the need for ice cream!

Apple Rehab Back to School Community Event September 8, 2023

Apple Rehab of Cromwell and staff are hosting a Back to School Festival on September 8th from 6 pm - 8 pm at 156 Berlin Rd, Cromwell, CT 06416.  It's a FREE event for everyone to come to.  There will be vendors, food trucks, a DJ, bounce house and raffles.  

Hope to see you there!

For More information contact 
Colleen Sosnoski MSW  |  Phone: (860)635-1010  |

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HOWee will be there!

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Apple Rehab Back to School Community Festival

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Yankee Chapter's Buick Car Show 2023

On August 20, 2023, Banana's Ice Cream along with our Happiness on Wheels will be at Wallingford Buick for the Yankee Chapter Buick Car Show.  Come out to this FREE event and see some cool cars.

Contact Jim Comeau at 203 537 2408 for more information. 


Some cars you may see !

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Yankee Chapter's Buick Car Show


Some more care you may see!

"DOGHOUSE MUSIC FEST 6", A Benefit for St. Judes Children's Hospital  Torrington, CT

On August 5, 2023, HOWee and Banana's Ice Cream will be at the DOGHOUSE MUSIC FEST 6 is a annual benefit for St. Judes children's hospital hosted by the JAMES GANG MC LITCHFIELD COUNTY. A 12hr fest featuring local & national bands and a variety of different vendors.  Banana's will make a donation a percentage of the proceeds to St. Judes.  This will be the 6th year for this event... Banana's first year here.  They have raised near 15K in the first 5 years for St. Judes with the hope of doing better year after year.

For more information about the Doghouse Music Fest Click here

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Meriden Humane Society Fundraiser July 21, 2023

On July 21, 2023, Banana's Ice Cream along with our Happiness on Wheels attended a fundraising event for the Meriden Humane Society hosted by Jordan's Way.  Jordan’s Way is dedicated to publicized on social media the need for funds for shelters and to influence the Clearing of Shelters through their community outreach and advocacy.  Chris has create a buzz around shelters that builds a compassionate community of pet parents willing to provide a permanent home. Any donation made goes to the shelter in need. Donations are always welcome.

For more information about the Meriden Humane Society click here.

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Setting up for Jordan's Way Fundraiser event

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Getting Ready to serve some Pup cups!

Wilcox High School Graphics Fundraiser June 5th & 6th, 2023

On June 5th and 6th, 2023, Banana's Ice Cream hosted Wilcox Graphics Department for a FUNdraising event.  10% of the proceeds of the sales from 5 pm - 9 pm for both days were donated to the graphics department.

For more information about the Wilcox Graphics Department click here

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Enjoy the private party room

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Fundraiser event

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Now that's a big ice cream!

Gift Basket Donations

Thanks for asking us to help our local community and nonprofit organizations!

We love that our ice cream is a cherished prize and wish we could contribute to every group that requests a donation. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate every request.

To be considered for a donation, please:

  • Drop off your donation request in person at our location

  • The request should be on your organization letterhead and include event name, date and location.

  • At least three weeks prior to your event.

Please keep in mind:

  • If your request is denied, it is not a reflection on your organization or our relationship with it.

  • If we have said "yes" in the past, it's not guaranteed that we will be able to contribute to your organization this time.

  • Likewise, if we have said "no" in the past, it does not necessarily mean we will say "no" again.

  • We can support you when you support us.

We look forward to helping your organization!

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