From our team

Dec 1 2014

Sunday, December 7th Leopold’s Ice Cream
Will Be Closing at 8pm

We will be closing at 8pm on Sunday, December 7th so that we can treat all of our Leopold’s Elves to a holiday party! We will re-open on the 8th at 11am.

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Aug 5 2014

Leopold’s Ice Cream Celebrates 95 Years of Tasty Memories!

With Our Annual Birthday Block Party Saturday, August 16th!   The dancers are ready, the band is in tune and the Birthday Cake Ice Cream has been lovingly made.  It’s Birthday Block Party time at Leopold’s Ice Cream!  Come help us celebrate 95 years of Tasty Memories at our annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Birthday Block Party! […]

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Apr 14 2014


SAVANNAH, GA, April 14, 2014 – The results are in! Leopold’s Ice Cream and the Live Oak Public Libraries recently asked Savannah Chatham County students to submit poems celebrating Savannah’s beautiful squares and the results were amazing. Two hundred and fifty poems, 13 winners and a lot of Savannah Pride! Stratton Leopold of Leopold’s Ice […]

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Apr 2 2014

Savannah Advances to Final Round in Greatest Southern Towns Competition

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Now through Thursday, April 3, Savannah will compete against Franklin, Tenn., for the title of “Greatest Southern Town” in Garden & Gun Magazine’s bracket competition. If Savannah wins the competition, the city will be able to celebrate with a scoop of world-famous Leopold’s ice cream for $1 on Monday, April 7 from […]

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Mar 12 2014

4th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge!

Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 4th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. This year’s theme is “Savannah’s Beautiful Squares”, which challenges children to create a poem inspired by Savannah’s signature showpieces, her squares.

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Feb 8 2013

2014 Savannah Book Festival

  It’s time for the 2014 Savannah Book Festival and Leopold’s Ice Cream is once again getting into the spirit of reading by renaming our ice cream flavors to honor the Book Festival authors.  Visit us in Telfair Square on Saturday February the 15th or at the shop starting on February the 7th to have […]

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Jan 31 2013

Leopold’s Salutes Roger Goodell

Check out the VIDEO gone viral! Ice Cream for Roger! IN DEFENSE OF TWO NATIONAL PASTIMES (ICE CREAM AND NFL FOOTBALL), MOVIE PRODUCER STRATTON LEOPOLD SAYS HE WILL SERVE ROGER GOODELL While a New Orleans ice cream shop has posted a photo of Roger Goodell with the caption “Do Not Serve This Man,” another high […]

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Nov 20 2012

Leopold’s on CNN!

Leopold’s was featured in CNN’s Travel & Leisure segment, “America’s Favorite Cities” as the city with the best ice cream. Well, we certainly agree! Click HERE to see the segment!

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Nov 16 2012

Leopold’s Ice Cream named best dessert at Taste of Savannah

Leopold’s is proud to be awarded first place in the dessert category again this year at the Taste of Savannah Event on November 8th. Our winning creation was a pumpkin spice trifle. This included our homemade pumpkin and cinnamon ice creams layered with a specially made sherry drizzled pecan cake, our homemade caramel sauce and […]

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Nov 3 2012

Scoop The Vote!

WHAT: Leopold’s Ice Cream “Scoop the Vote” in support of every American voter on this Election Day. Leopold’s will offer a 50% discount on the purchase of a banana split with proof of voting*. WHEN: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 (Election Day), 11:00 am – 11:00 pm WHERE: Leopold’s Ice Cream located at 212 E. Broughton […]

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Sep 29 2012


For Immediate Release LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CHALLENGES SAVANNAH TO SUPPORT THE SAVANNAH DANCE FESTIVAL Leopold’s Ice Cream believes the development of the Savannah Dance Festival enhances the rich and diverse Arts and Cultural landscape in Savannah.  Leopold’s is challenging the community to donate to the Savannah Dance Festival, as it will be a benefit to the […]

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Sep 19 2012

Stratton to be honored at community gala!

Stratton is humbled and proud to be honored by Savannah Technical College at their ninth annual Opportunity Award Gala on Dec. 7! Click HERE to read the Savannah Morning News story!

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Aug 3 2012

How the cast of CBGB kept cool!

A great little article about how the cast of the upcoming movie CBGB stayed cool while filming in Savannah! Click HERE for the full story.

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Jul 31 2012

Leopold’s Turns 93!

Watch our Facebook and Website all month long for updates about our upcoming 93rd Birthday Block Party!

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Jul 6 2012

Mary Talks About I Pledge!

Mary Leopold was interviewed by the great folks at the blog. Follow THIS LINK to hear the interview! And remember, shops all across America are hosting I Pledge Events throughout July! Visit to find a store near you. Or, nominate your favorite ice cream shop and we’ll contact them about joining the project.

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Jun 17 2012

America’s Best Ice Cream Parlors

The Interrobang made a list of “must have” ice cream, and we’re honored to be among the great shops they listed! Check out the article HERE!

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Apr 23 2012

Join the “I Pledge” Project!

Attention ice cream & frozen dessert shops ! It’s time to start gearing up for the I Pledge project! This growing campaign to reward patriotic children will be bigger than ever this year, and we can’t wait to get you involved! Visit our website for details and contact us today to join the dozens of […]

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Apr 20 2012

Ice Cream: Super Cure?

Maybe not “super cure” but this interesting article on Yahoo News suggests that perhaps Ice Cream could help cure migraines. Click HERE to see how Leopold’s could be medicinal.

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Apr 9 2012

From Savannah to Hollywood

Journalist George Medovoy created a wonderful article about Stratton and his two jobs, Ice Cream and Movies, for the Jerusalem Post! Stratton speaks of his long carrer in both fields, including his earliest job: “Back then,” he recalls, “when you made ice cream, you put it in metal churns, which were lined in parchment paper. They […]

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Mar 22 2012

Irish Times in Savannah

It was a record setting Saint Patrick’s Day here in Savannah. Read about this fun and festive day in this charming Irish Times magazine article (and look for a certain ice cream shop’s mention, as well!) Read HERE

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Mar 14 2012

Leopold’s and the Girlscouts! A true Savannah Tradition!

It has been an exciting month for the Girl Scouts, who celebrate their 100th anniversary this year! To celebrate and support this milestone, Leopold’s once again presented our Thin Mints and Cream ice cream. But, as it is such a special occasion, we also unveiled our new Savannah Smiles, made of our classic lemon custard […]

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Feb 29 2012

National Geographic Online features Leopold’s!

This February, National Geographic Online’s Travel & Culture section featured a WONDERFUL article about spending time in Savannah with your family, and Leopold’s was THRILLED to be mentioned prominently in Christopher Elliott’s charming article. Elliott is well known for his insights on traveling the world with the kids and eating at some of the world’s best family […]

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Feb 17 2012

2nd Annual Creative Writing Challenge

Our 2nd Annual Creative Writing Challenge has come to a close! With the invaluable help of our friends at Live Oak Public Libraries, we narrowed down the entries to the following winners and finalists. Thank you to all the talented students who entered! K – 2 Winner: “Tabby Cats” by Ian Palfreyman, 8, Coastal Empire […]

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Feb 8 2012

Savannah Book Festival

We’re excited to once again help support the Savannah Book Festival! We’ll be renaming some of our classic flavors to honor the authors and their titles, as well as adding some original creations as well. This includes and exciting new flavor for the master of horror, we’re calling Stephen King’s Ice Scream. Read all about […]

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Jan 7 2012

“The Women of Savannah”

Travel writer Leigh Cort turned in a wonderful article about the charm and discoveries one find when visiting Savannah, and Leopold’s was lucky enough to be among her stops. Read the full article from City Rooms HERE.

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Jan 5 2012

So, “wassail” the fuss about?

The 12th night of Christmas – It’s more than just a Christmas carol or a play by William Shakespeare! The twelve nights of Christmas start on Christmas day and run through the 5th of January, all leading up to Epiphany on the 6th. Food and drink are the center of the celebration on the 12th […]

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Dec 6 2011

Happy Holidays from Leopold’s

Click here to see a holiday message from Stratton!

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Nov 28 2011

It’s warm and cozy time!

It’s that time of year again. Warm gatherings with friends. Cozy moments with loved ones. Making fun and lasting memories for the years to come. We have our own traditions for the winter seasons, too. Like made-to-order hot cocoa – with real whipped cream or marshmallows. Soon it will be time to heat up with Mary Leopold’s […]

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Nov 8 2011

Leopold’s Ice Cream lands role in action film “Parker!”

What do Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Nick Nolte, and Leopold’s Home Made Ice Cream have in common? They will all be featured in the upcoming action film “Parker”… that’s what! Owner and Hollywood Producer Stratton Leopold just wrapped production on his latest project, Parker, which shot in various locations including Louisiana and Florida (look for […]

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Aug 16 2011

Leopold’s 92nd Birthday Party Saturday, August 20th!

Leopold’s Ice Cream, founded in Savannah in the summer of 1919, will celebrate 92 years of “Tasty Memories” all day on Saturday, August 20th. Festivities at Leopold’s will be more grand than ever with its first ever Block Party – including live music, 92¢ specials, a sock-hop, games and contests, and more! There will also […]

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Jul 15 2011

Leopold’s featured on “The View!”

On Friday, July 15th Leopold’s Ice Cream was featured on the top rated daytime talk show, The View! The producers of the hit show chose their five favorite ice cream shops from across the country, in honor of national ice cream month. Many great ice cream shops were featured, but Leopold’s was proud to represent […]

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