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Ice Cream Jubilee - Navy Yard

301 Water Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Daily 12pm - 9pm.


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Jubilee on DC's Capital Riverfront features a revolving variety of creative flavors.

Located in Yard's Park adjacent to a public area with green space and a variety of seating areas, Ice Cream Jubilee selected an excellent location for a modern twist on a traditional ice cream shop. The flavors are well-thought out, fun and unexpected. The kids love the sweet store, and the adults do too, which is why there is nearly always a line, but it moves fast and you will need the time to pick from the creative options anyway.  

There are chairs and tables on the small patio, but also in the adjacent park there are many places to relax and enjoy your ice cream. There are water features to play in, as well as a beautiful place to walk along the river. 

There are also numerous restaurants nearby to begin at, all with different personalities, including the accessible and delicious Southern cuisine of Due South Restaurant just next door. If you're looking for a faster option, Sweetgreen is just up the street. They make delicious salads that are great to enjoy during a picnic in the park. Canal Park Ice Skating Rink is also super close and is a great place to teach your kids to skate.


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Randi Banks
Randi (Betts) Banks grew up in New York and graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She moved to Washington, D.C. more than thirteen years ago with her husband, Eaghmon, and they love to explore the area and seek out adventure, now with their two young children along for the ride. Growing up right near the beach, they are happiest when on or near the water, so exploring the rivers, lakes, and streams in the greater DC area is a favorite pastime for their family. In addition to serving as one of the Washington, DC area ambassadors, Randi is also the Editor in Chief and Co-founder of happyly.
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