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at Ye Olde Mill

Ye Olde Mill

Originally built in 1817, Ye Olde Mill is home to Velvet Ice Cream’s corporate offices in Utica, OH. More than 150,000 visitors each year enjoy delicious Velvet Ice Cream and prepared meals in a turn of the century ice cream parlor restaurant while experiencing a piece of history. With 20 acres of picturesque rolling hills, Ye Olde Mill provides the perfect setting for family fun, reunions, weddings, and more.

Join us from May through October!

We are closed for the season!

Ye Olde Mill ice cream parlor will open again on May 1, 2024. We look forward to seeing you again next season!


Ice Cream
Parlor &

The main attraction!

Stop in our parlor and pick from over 40 delicious
Velvet Ice Cream flavors
and novelties.
Want to stay for lunch? Our kitchen has something for everyone including paninis, salads, soups and sandwiches all made with the freshest ingredients. Don’t forget, the ice cream can come first at Ye Olde Mill!

Upcoming Events at the Mill

The Mill is closed for the season. Check back in early spring for updates on our 2024 events!

Ohio’s Only
Ice Cream Museum

Get the scoop on Velvet Ice Cream’s rich 100+ year history in Ye Olde Mill’s ice cream museum! Learn more about the Dager family, the story of Velvet Ice Cream and Ye Olde Mill and see cool ice cream artifacts that have revolutionized the industry. Stop by the gift shop attached to the museum to remember your visit with us!

Shelter and Pavilion

Capacity: 50 to 150

Restrooms: Available onsite

Amenities: All pavilions have a concrete floor,
trash cans, electric and lighting. A small grill is located near each facility. Two ponds are available for catch and release.

Reservations: To check availability and fees,
please call 800-589-5000.

Additional Information: No alcohol permitted.
Park closes at sunset.

Ponds/Green Space/Playgrounds

Sitting on 20 picturesque acres of Licking County, Ye Olde Mill has plenty of space for a relaxing afternoon complete with ice cream and fun. The kids will enjoy feeding the ducks and playing on the playgrounds. Fish in one of our catch and release fishing ponds or take a walk through our buckeye tree grove. The Mill is great for small family outings or big group adventures!