Moorhead, Minnesota: World's Largest Dilly Bar

A Dilly Bar is swirled soft-serve ice cream on a stick dipped in hardened chocolate. It was invented in 1955 at the Moorhead Dairy Queen, which in 2018 erected a 12-foot-tall Dilly Bar to mark the spot.

Dairy Queen

Address:
24 8th St. S., Moorhead, MN
Directions:
Dairy Queen. Downtown. On the east side of 8th St. S. just north of its intersection with Main Ave.
Hours:
Daily 9 AM - 10 PM. Closed in winter. (Call to verify)
Phone:
218-233-3221
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World's Largest Dilly Bar

A Dilly Bar is basically swirled soft-serve ice cream on a stick dipped in a candy coating. It was invented at the Moorhead Dairy Queen in 1955. The Moorhead DQ is known as a "rogue" DQ, operating outside of the confines of a traditional franchise store. It features many home-made and off-menu items and only provides outdoor seating. Every year it opens on March 1st, regardless of the weather.

It recently installed a giant Dilly Bar to commemorate itself as the birthplace of this treat.

[Seth H, 04/25/2018]

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