Missouri summers are not only hot but they are humid, making the heat seem almost unbearable. While ice cream and custard may be too filling on a hot day, snow cones always hit the spot! Check out our list of the 10 must-visit snow cone shops around Missouri this summer.
1. S&J Sno-ball and Custard Shop - Arnold
S&J's has tons of flavors so you can go all summer long and never have the same thing!
You always get lots of juice at S&J's and their cream snow cones are really popular. They are open year-round with later hours in the summer. Find S&J's at 3857 W Outer Rd, Arnold.
2. Tropical Moose Shaved Ice - Kirkwood
At the back of the Kirkwood Farmers Market is a small brown shack serving some awesome snow cones.
These huge juicy snow cones come in tons of flavors. You can even get nerds or pop rocks added to yours. Only open seasonally, visit Tropical Moose at E. Argonne Dr, Kirkwood.
3. Pakka B's New Orleans Sno' Balls - Florissant
Pakka B's is a neighborhood favorite offering over 90 snow cone flavors.
The small building may be hard to spot but the long line is always a dead giveaway. Be sure to bring money because Pakka B's is cash only. Visit them at 1101 N. Hwy 67, Florissant.
4. Sno Ballz - Ozark
Sno Ballz opened in 2014 and has been providing Ozark with some great frozen treats ever since.
Sno Ballz offers crazy flavors, like jalapeno, and cheap prices. Find them across the street from Lambert's Restaurant at 1751 James River Rd, Ozark.
5. Shaved Ice Kansas City - Gladstone
Shaved Ice Kansas City is a small trailer located in the parking lot of the Meadowbrook shopping center.
They have about 50 flavor options but you can combine flavors to create your own! They are located at 5998 N. Antioch, Gladstone.
6. Miami Ice - Kansas City
Miami Ice has a wide variety of treats but locals will certainly recommend the custard snow cone.
So whether you want to be adventurous and try the creamy/icy mix or just stick with a regular shaved ice, you can't go wrong at Miami Ice. Find their shop at 1624 W 39th St, Kansas City.
7. Murray's Shaved Ice - St. Louis
Murray's Shaved Ice has been cooling off South St. Louis residents for five decades!
Murry's adds new flavors to their long list so be sure check out the menu if it's been a while since your last visit. They are typically open mid-April to Mid-September. Find Murray's at 3407 Watson Rd, St. Louis.
8. Kona Ice - Columbia
Kona Ice is a mobile snow cone shop that travels around Columbia serving up chilly treats. Follow them on Facebook to find out where they are setting up for the day at
Kona Ice COMO.
Kona lets you flavor your own snow cone which guarantees you wont be shorted on the flavor! If you get one of the color changing cups you can bring it back for discounts. Kona Ice is even available for parties, fundraising, and events.
Visit the Kona Ice website for more information.
9. Sno Biz - Jefferson City
Sno Biz has been shaving ice in Jeff City since 1993! They even have an app (for Apple and Android) where you can check out their latest flavors.
Keep it simple or get something with a little more pop - like the Firecracker! Get your snow cone fix at 801 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City.
10. Yeti's Shaved Ice and Ice Cream - Branson
Yeti's is well know for their unique snow cone flavors and are open seasonally in Branson.
Try the Candy Land (pictured), Javaroo (a coffee/caramel creation), or Chocolate Dipped Strawberry with actual chocolate drizzle! Find Yeti's Shaved Ice & Ice Cream in the Sunfest Market parking lot at 225 Cross Creek Blvd #1, Branson.
Have you tried any of these awesome snow cone shops? Which is your favorite? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!