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Best Snowball Stands In Baltimore

July 3, 2013 6:00 AM

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When the weather moves from a cool spring day to the unbearable heat, Baltimoreans flock to snowball stands for icy goodness. Snowball stands are so popular in the greater Baltimore area that a Baltimore Snowball Collective was created to map every snowball stand in the metro. The result was “SNOWBAL-TIMORE.” A quick glance at the map shows dozens of stands and shops. Here are five of the best snowball stands in Baltimore—and don’t forget the marshmallow!
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SnOasis Snowballs
30 E. Padonia Road

Lutherville-Timonium, Md. 21093
(410) 666-0537
www.facebook.com/Snoasis

The thatched-roof SnOasis is carefully monitored by loyal customers as the weather warms and they await the first snowball. SnOasis doesn’t have a website, but a quick look at its Facebook page shows the classic egg custard syrup and a snowball dripping with a Baltimore favorite, marshmallow. SnOasis’ snowballs have been named the Best in Baltimore by Baltimore City Paper several times. The line is often long, but the quality of the snowballs makes it worth the wait.

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One Sweet Moment
2914 Hamilton Ave.

Baltimore, Md. 21214
www.onesweetmoment.com

While One Sweet Moment does offer ice cream and may sell other food products in the future, its main product is snowballs. Regular flavors include cake batter, pineapple and wild cherry, and there is a sour line with names like Tropical Thunder and Purple Pucker. One Sweet Moment has a diet line for those who want sugar-free options. Specialty snowballs include the Jack Sparrow and the Superman, and there are also cream and Hershey’s syrup flavors. Who could pass up an ice cream sundae snowball?

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The Snowball Stand
1970 Woodstock Road
Woodstock, Md. 21163
www.facebook.com/thesnowballstand

The Snowball Stand’s name doesn’t sugarcoat what it offers—good old-fashioned snowballs. The Snowball Stand has been at the corner of Woodstock Road and Route 99 since 1974. It updates Facebook and Twitter with the flavor of the day, which recently included kiwi, White Russian and candy apple. 

Original Hawaiian Island Snoball

10626 Liberty Road
Holbrook, Md. 21133
(410) 521-2960
www.hawaiiansnoball.com

Located between Eldersburg and Randallstown, Original Hawaiian Island Snoball offer its customers snowballs seven days a week during the summer. With more than 100 flavors to try, it’s easy to see why customers come back for more. The menu includes sno slushes (snowballs blended into a slushy drink) and sno shakes (snowballs blended with vanilla soft serve). Original Hawaiian Island Snoball also serves milkshakes, Italian ice, floats and sundaes.

Related: Best Milkshakes, Smoothies, And Frozen Drinks In Baltimore

Stouten’s Shaved Ice Snowballs
817 Wise Ave.

Baltimore, Md. 21222
(410) 477-2288
www.stoutensbearcreekmarina.com

Stouten’s Shaved Ice Snowballs, located at the Stouten Bear Creek Marina, has been voted both best place for snowballs and best place for dessert. The menu includes snowballs starting at $1 for kiddie size, as well as diet snowballs. Premium snowball flavors include cherry creamsicle, cookie dough and strawberries ‘n cream. It also serves milkshakes and soft serve ice cream. For those who are a little hungrier, Stouten’s has hot dogs, soft pretzels and nachos. 

Renee Libby Beck spends her days as a public relations and social media manager for Medifast, Inc. and any spare time that she can find as a freelance writer. Her work has been published in local and national publications. Renee also serves as the Baltimore Food Examiner for Examiner.com.

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