Nothing signals the end of winter and the move into spring like ice cream stands in Maine opening back up for a new season. Are you ready?

This handy guide will let you know when your favorite ice cream stand will start scooping the deliciousness. Don't see your favorite here? Let us know in the comments here or on Facebook and we'll add them to the list.

Red's Dairy Freeze, South Portland - Now Open

Fielder's Choice Ice Cream, Sabattus and Manchester - March 8
Old Orchard Beach - March 13

Gifford's Ice Cream, Auburn, Bangor, Farmington, Skowhegan, Waterville - March 17

Norway/Paris Soft Serve - March 17

The Ice Cream Dugout, Windham - April (exact date unannounced)


The Inside Scoop - South Paris - March 10

The Mosquito - Raymond - April (exact date unannounced)