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Rocko’s Ice Cream Marks 1st Anniversary on Sat, July 1 with $1 Soft Cones, Free Toppings

Brandon Watterson, general manager of Rocko's Ice Cream spoke highly of his customers on Tuesday afternoon. Credits: Sean Conklin
Free toppings on Saturday, July 1, in honor of Rocko's Ice Cream's first anniversary. Credits: John Mooney
Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith was one of the first customers at Rocko's Ice Cream. Credits: John Mooney
Reagan Mooney, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, and Nick Watterson at Rocko's Ice Cream last November. Credits: John Mooney
Rocko’s Ice Cream, 38 S. Martine Ave. in downtown Fanwood, will have balloon artist and entertainer Totally Zany make balloon animals for kids on Small Business Saturday. Credits: Sean Conklin
Rocko's Ice Cream hosted the ice cream eating contest at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
Scenes from opening day. Credits: John Mooney
Rocko's Ice Cream had its grand opening in the Summer of 2016 and ever since, it's flavors have been a hit in the community.
Ice cream cakes are a Rocko's specialty Credits: John Mooney
Chocolate peanut butter is a favorite among the hard ice creams available at Rocko's Credits: John Mooney

FANWOOD, NJ – Over the last year, Rocko’s Ice Cream (38 S. Martine Ave.) has emerged as one of the premier go-to spots in downtown Fanwood for special occasions. From graduations and birthdays to post-game celebrations, Rocko’s delivers smiles to the faces of local residents in the Fanwood/Scotch Plains community.

On Saturday, July 1, the popular ice cream store will celebrate its first anniversary with free toppings on all ice cream purchases throughout the day. In addition, for one hour – between 1-2 p.m. – Rocko’s will be selling $1 soft cones. The store recently added a new, high tech soft ice cream machine that produces eight different flavors.

“It has been a great year for us, and we’re overwhelmed with the support that we’ve received,” said Brandon Watterson, manager of Rocko’s. “This milestone wouldn’t be possible without our customers, and this is our way of saying ‘thank you.’ We couldn’t be prouder to be a part of such a great community.”

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Rocko’s currently has more than 30 flavors of ice cream on its menu with new flavors added each day. It also specializes in ice cream cakes for any occasion.

Editor's Note: Rocko's Ice Cream is an advertiser of TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood. For more information on the benefits of advertising, email John Mooney at

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