Purple Door Ice Cream in Milwaukee, WI is an innovative ice cream company that produces homemade ice creams made from local and fresh ingredients wherever possible. This retail and wholesale ice cream shop is owned and managed by husband-and-wife duo Lauren and Steve Schultz. The couple is committed to supporting local businesses, contributes to community upliftment, and conducts business in a responsible manner that does not affect the environment.

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Operating Hours (updated on 4/16/2017)

Purple Door Ice Cream is open Sunday through Thursday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm and on Fridays and Saturdays the shop is open from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. The shop remains closed on Mondays.


There are over 150 flavors offered in artisanal scoops at the Purple Door retail counter. Most are innovative flavors that are prepared in-house. Local grocers offer at least 11 flavors of Purple Door ice creams, available in pints.

Purple Door Orders

Purple Door's website offers an online shop that accepts delivery orders for an assortment of ice creams, gift certificates, and t-shirts with the Purple Door logo. Ice cream pints are shipped in a Styrofoam container with dry ice to keep it chilled for at least 48 hours. Orders are shipped with tracking numbers and usually arrive at their destination within 48 hours.

Orders are also shipped to restaurants and grocery stores that are interested in selling Purple Door ice creams.

Purple Door Catering

Purple Door Ice Cream accepts catering orders for parties of all sizes with at least 2 weeks prior notice. One can book Purple Door ice creams to be served at an event by submitting an online event form, available on the shop's website. Catering options include a large variety of party packages;

· Service Packages - Options include theIce Cream Flight Package, Violet Package, Lilac Scoop Package, and Bite-Sized Package, which that offers choices of Purple Door ice creams in scoops, mini cones, and mini-mini sandwiches.

· Pick-up Packages - Guests get to choose from party packages like Cones or Scoops Only Packages, Sundae Bar Packages, Mini Sampler Package, Gallons to Go Package, and Ice Cream Sandwich Packages that offer Purple Door ice creams in cones, scoops, sundaes, mini cones, mini ice cream sandwiches, and gallons.

· Ice Cream cake - Purple Door ice creams are available in 7-inch and 9-inch round-shaped ice cream cakes that are custom-made to order. Ice creams cakes are to be booked at the shop during retail hours as they are not available for catering or service packages.

Milk for Milwaukee

Supporting local businesses is an essential routine that Purple Door follows as the owners Lauren and Steve believe that supporting local and small businesses will help in the betterment of a community. With this vision for its community, Purple Door contributes 10 cents from every pint sold along with a portion of its profits for the Milk for Milwaukee cause, a program that works with local homeless shelters and provides fresh milk to their residents.

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Purple Door Ice Cream, 205 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204, website, Phone: 414-988-2521