It may not feel like it with snow in the forecast, but Sunday marked the first day of spring.
To celebrate, Rita's Italian Ice shops in the Hartford area held the 24th annual Free Italian Ice Giveaway.
The franchise gave away free Italian Ice in a limited-edition first day of spring cup to all visitors.
Here are the participating Connecticut locations:
More than 1 million Rita's guests from coast to coast will join in on the spring-starting tradition.
For information or to find a location, check out Rita's website here:
Copyright 2016 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.