Free Rita's on the first day of spring

Posted at 4:59 PM, Mar 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-20 17:01:13-04

Despite chilly temperatures italian ice lovers stood in line to get a free frozen treat at Rita's Italian Ice.

The franchise has served free water ice on the first day of spring for more than 20 years.

Customers can receive a free Rita's ice from any of its 600 locations between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m.