Yes, you read correctly. Free Gelato Messina is on offer this Mates Day (May 8) thanks to a special collaboration with Snapchat. 

Snapchat, the go-to app for Aussies to stay connected and have a blast with friends, is treating you and your crew to FREE scoops of a special gelato flavour at Messina stores across the country. It’s the ultimate excuse to bring your squad together in real life this Mates Day.

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On offer is “Oh Snap!” – a one-of-a-kind gelato flavour created in collaboration between Snapchat and Gelato Messina, available exclusively on May 8 and completely free of charge. Inspired by the beloved Australian classic, the vanilla slice, this innovative twist by Messina combines sunny-yellow custard, tangy passion fruit icing, and buttery puff pastry for a taste sensation that’s anything but ordinary.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to indulge in the perfect blend of flavours and celebrate friendship in the sweetest way possible, all thanks to Snapchat and Gelato Messina.

Free Gelato Messina on May 8

How to get in on this sweet deal: From midday on May 8, head to any Gelato Messina store across the country and show off the Snapchat app on your phone, to enjoy a free scoop of Oh Snap! deliciousness (while stocks last). Because nothing brings friends together like good vibes and even better gelato!

Looking to enjoy a free scoop with extra Snapchat? Snapchat will take over the Gelato Messina Surry Hills store in Sydney on Mates Day! Completely transformed in that unmistakable yellow hue, there’ll be loads of cool experiences to Snap, and the only ghosting allowed will be in the form of fun merch! Open midday until 10.30pm (or run out) on May 8, drop by with your besties, enjoy a free scoop of Oh Snap! and soak up the sunshine and happiness that will spill across to local hang, Shannon Reserve.

What’s in the Oh! Snap Messina flavour? Bringing together everything that’s awesome about vanilla slice, vanilla custard gelato is layered with passion fruit puree and crunchy caramelised puff pastry pieces. 

What would Mates Day be without a new Snapchat Lens to celebrate with friends? If you’re thinking of your pals near and far on Mates Day, send them a Snap with the wacky and wonderful Mates Day Lens, delivering some extra fun to your Snapchat streaks on May 8.